Portland Press Herald: Eliot Cutler says Maine Dems Asked Him to Represent the Party in 2014. Dems: Not True


(The following was originally published in the Portland Press Herald.)

Was Independent Eliot Cutler the Maine Democratic Party’s preferred candidate to take on Gov. Paul LePage in 2014?

According to a report on Seacoast online, Cutler told a group of supporters and undecided “fence-sitters” in Kennebunkport that he was asked after the 2010 election to run as a Democrat in 2014. The Seacoast online article does not include any Democratic response.

Maine Democratic Party  Chairman Ben Grant denied Cutler’s statement in an interview with the Portland Press Herald Friday morning, saying no party leader made such a request. “His claim is 100 percent false…. I never spoke to him about anything like this. I never even considered it.”

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