Maine Public Broadcasting - Ben Chin, the political engagement director for the Maine Peoples' Alliance, has become the first candidate to announce he's running for mayor of Lewiston this November. Speaking to a crowd at Museum LA in Lewiston,
This is Chin's second run for the office. He lost a close race to current Mayor Robert MacDonald in 2015. This time MacDonald is termed out. And Chin says he plans to do things a little differently. To demonstrate his commitment to running what he calls "a people's campaign," Chin says he won't accept any contributions over $100.