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In January, we surveyed readers on the political points they cared about most going into the election yr of 2020. Now, we’re asking once more after the coronavirus upended the Maine financial system and most of our lives.
The train is a part of our work to implement a “citizens agenda” model of election protection, looking for enter from readers on the subjects they’re eager about and focusing protection on these subjects. In our first survey, we measured responses to 14 totally different coverage areas and found readers were most interested in well being care, corruption or ethics, and the financial system.
We used these responses to tell policy-focused voter guides to the Democratic presidential race in March and July primaries for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination and the Republican nomination in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District.
However the world has modified so much since then and we are actually pivoting to a normal election, the place we need to have interaction candidates on the priorities of all voters. We’ll report again on the outcomes. Please take our survey beneath to contribute to this protection. We’ll by no means print your title or contact you with out permission.