Joe Baldacci Complicates Cain's Challenge to Poliquin in Maine

Cain will have to win a primary before facing Poliquin in a rematch. (Meredith Dake/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

New England’s only Tossup election got a little more complicated last week, when Maine’s Joe Baldacci, the brother of former Gov. John Baldacci, filed to run as a Democrat in the 2nd District.

Democrats’ anointed candidate, former state Sen. Emily Cain, who lost by 5 points to Rep. Bruce Poliquin last November, has been in the race since March.

“It makes it so that she...

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