Maine: Only two of Portland’s 17 legislative candidates have signed an open government pledge

Of the 17 candidates seeking to represent Portland in the Maine Legislature, only two have signed a pledge to support open government if elected.

Maine House of Representatives candidates Rachel Talbot-Ross, a Democrat, and James Azzola, a Republican, are the sole would-be Portland legislators to put their names on a pledge that the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition sent to every candidate in the state — although it entails little more than obeying existing law. Continue…