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Chris Dixon

About Chris Dixon

Chris Dixon is a libertarian-leaning Independent, and former Androscoggin County Co-Coordinator of the Ron Paul 2012 presidential campaign.

Gary Johnson wins Libertarian Party presidential nomination

It’s official: The Libertarian Party has a presidential candidate. Gary Johnson won today at the Libertarian Party’s National Convention On the first ballot, Johnson missed the majority by less than a percentage point, at 49.514%. On the second round balloting however, Johnson secured victory. The Libertarian Party has enjoyed an unprecedented level of attention this […]

Maine Democratic Party remains silent after DNC Vice Chairman slams activists over superdelegate vote

The superdelegate saga has been an ongoing storyline this primary season for a number of reasons. One, there is the political aspect of it, with a great number of the superdelegates pulling for the established Democrat as opposed to the grassroots candidate. There is also the philosophical argument opposing the elevation of certain party figures […]

DNC Vice Chairman Raymond Buckley goes to war with Maine Democrats over superdelegates

It’s been fairly clear to this point that Senator Bernie Sanders has not been the favorite child of the powers that be in the Democratic National Committee. As the primary has dragged on, the feud between party establishment favorite Hillary Clinton and Senator Sanders has escalated. A controversial point for Democratic grassroots activists is the […]

Why The Maine GOP should remove traditional marriage from their platform

Marriage can be a touchy topic in politics. Should homosexuals be able to engage in a legal relationship together, and live their lives with the benefits of a state recognized heterosexual couple? More often than not, this tends to be a partisan battle, with Democrats arguing in favor of same-sex marriage and Republicans arguing against. […]

The problem with Bruce Springsteen’s North Carolina protest concert cancellation

It’s almost become a bandwagon effort recently in recent weeks in response to disagreeable legislation: leave. At it’s face, it makes sense too. If a state is engaging in discriminatory behavior and feeding prejudice, why would someone want to do business there? It’s a battle that has involved a lot of businesses pulling out, because […]

How Anti-Gay Marriage special interests will destroy the GOP more than Donald Trump

The Republican Party has become a war zone and a lot is made of Donald Trump’s effect on the situation. Trump, a controversial businessman who has made donations to Democratic and Republican interests, has put the party leadership in an uncomfortable position with a series of heavy policy positions such as building a big Mexican-financed […]