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James Boyle on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger for ME Governor: Click here for James Boyle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kenneth Capron on Gun Control
Independent candidate for governor of Maine: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kenneth Capron on other issues.
  • Right to gun ownership, except for criminals. (Jul 2018)
Alan Caron on Gun Control
Independent candidate for governor of Maine: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alan Caron on other issues.
  • Common-sense regulations on firearms. (Jul 2018)
Eliot Cutler on Gun Control
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eliot Cutler on other issues.
  • Restrict access to firearms via universal background checks. (Dec 2013)
Paul LePage on Gun Control
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul LePage on other issues.
  • Support 2nd amendment with no exceptions. (Nov 2010)
  • Upholds Constitutional right to bear arms. (Nov 2010)
Mary Mayhew on Gun Control
Republican candidate for governor of Maine: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mary Mayhew on other issues.
  • Pro gun ownership and armed guards wherever needed. (Feb 2018)
Michael Michaud on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Janet Mills on Gun Control
Democratic candidate for Maine Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Janet Mills on other issues.
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Nov 2008)
Shawn Moody on Gun Control
Republican candidate for governor of Maine: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Shawn Moody on other issues.
  • Pro 2nd Amendment; wants armed officials in high schools. (Sep 2018)
Mike Thibodeau on Gun Control
Republican Challenger for ME Governor: Click here for Mike Thibodeau on other issues.
    No stance on record.

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Shenna Bellows on Gun Control
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Shenna Bellows on other issues.
  • Was NRA member, but left because they became too extreme. (Dec 2013)
Eric Brakey on Gun Control
GOP Candidate for U.S Senate from Maine: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Eric Brakey on other issues.
  • Oppose background checks for individual gun transfers. (Nov 2018)
  • The second amendment is essential for liberty. (Jun 2017)
  • Bipartisan Republican leads the charge to less gun control. (Apr 2017)
  • Unrestricted right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Scott D`Amboise on Gun Control
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott D`Amboise on other issues.
  • Right to bear arms, and nominate justices who agree. (Jan 2012)
Chris Lyons on Gun Control
Libertarian candidate for Maine U. S. Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Lyons on other issues.
  • Absolute right to gun ownership. (Mar 2018)
Janet Mills on Gun Control
Democratic Candidate for governor of Maine: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Janet Mills on other issues.
  • Rated A+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Nov 2008)
Zak Ringelstein on Gun Control
Democratic candidate for Maine U. S. Senate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Zak Ringelstein on other issues.
  • Most Americans wants gun control but NRA stops it. (Mar 2018)

House:


Jared Golden on Gun Control
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Jared Golden on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Michaud on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Teach kids Eddie Eagle GunSafe's lifesaving message. (May 2010)
  • Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases. (Oct 2011)
  • Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad. (Apr 2011)
  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
Chellie Pingree on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales. (Jan 2013)
Bruce Poliquin on Gun Control
Republican House Member (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Poliquin on other issues.
  • Strong supporter of the Second Amendment. (Nov 2014)
  • Opposes restricting right to bear arms. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes restricting guns, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Baldacci on Gun Control
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Allow concealed carry. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Angus King on Gun Control
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • Supports gun rights. (Apr 2012)
  • No gun permits for men under restraining orders. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Angus King on Gun Control
Former Independent Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • Supports gun rights. (Apr 2012)
  • No gun permits for men under restraining orders. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Restrict right to bear arms, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Tom Allen on Gun Control
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Tom Allen on Gun Control
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
William Cohen on Gun Control
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for William Cohen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Longley on Gun Control
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Jim Longley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jean Hay Bright on Gun Control
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jean Hay Bright on other issues.
  • Neutral on absolute right to gun ownership. (Dec 2005)
Matt Dunlap on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Dunlap on other issues.
  • Ease or repeal restrictions on purchase & possession of guns. (Nov 2002)
Eric Mehnert on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Eric Mehnert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chellie Pingree on Gun Control
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales. (May 2009)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales. (Jan 2013)
John Baldacci on Gun Control
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Allow concealed carry. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Susan Collins on Gun Control
Republican Jr Senator (ME): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Susan Collins on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
  • Rated B+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Oppose the United Nations' Arms Trade Treaty. (Sep 2013)
Cynthia Dill on Gun Control
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Cynthia Dill on other issues.
  • Responsible gun ownership but not assault rifles or AK47s. (May 2012)
  • I battled attempts to put more guns in hands of teenagers. (May 2012)
Olympia Snowe on Gun Control
Republican Sr Senator (ME): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Olympia Snowe on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence. (Mar 2004)
  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on loosening license & background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining current law: guns sold without trigger locks. (Jul 1998)
Charlie Summers on Gun Control
Secretary of State; Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Summers on other issues.
  • Allow individuals to carry concealed guns. (Nov 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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