Recommendations are not endorsements. Endorsements are highlighted in red.


Governor: Paul LePage

  • RNR recommends Paul LePage. LePage is an outsider populist and an early supporter of Donald Trump in 2016, who has championed law & order and election integrity. LePage is the only candidate running in this primary.

Congressional districts:

1st district: Ed Thelander

  • RNR recommends Ed Thelander, the sole Republican candidate in the race. He has taken strong positions on election integrity issues.

2nd district: Liz Caruso

  • RNR recommends Liz Caruso as a protest vote against establishment perennial candidate Bruce Poliquin. Caruso has been vocal on the need for strong borders and stopping big tech censorship, whereas Poliquin has a below average record from his past tenure in Congress.