Press Inquiries: Contact the Deputy Campaign Manager Monica Castellanos monica@coteformaine.com

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    Confident of Victory, Cote Releases “After-Action Report on The LePage-Moody Economy”

    (Sanford, Maine) – Noting that there are about approximately 45,000 ranked choice votes to be counted and that the margin between Cote and Janet Mills was hovering between 4,000-5,000 votes, Sanford-Maine native, combat veteran, clean energy businessman and attorney Adam Cote released an “After-Action Report on the LePage-Moody Economy” highlighting why the November election will be about change versus more of the same.

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    Cote Announces Effort to Rebuild Millinocket Veterans Memorial While RCV Process Plays Out

    Strong Performance by Cote Forces Ranked Choice Runoff with Mills; Cote Announces Effort to Rebuild Millinocket Veterans Memorial While RCV Process Plays Out

    (Sanford, Maine) – Sanford-Maine native, combat veteran and clean energy businessman and attorney Adam Cote’s strong performance in Tuesday’s primary election forced a ranked choice runoff election with sitting Attorney General Janet Mills.

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    Cote for Maine Volunteer Voter Protection Attorneys

    Adam Cote and the Cote for Maine campaign are committed to ensuring that all Mainers can exercise their right to vote in tomorrow’s primary election, Tuesday, June 12. We fully expect a smooth election run by the professional local officials who have done this many times. However, we have pulled together a team of attorneys who are conversant on election law and will be available to any Maine voter, in any part of Maine, who experiences any difficulty or have concerns about being able to vote.

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    MILLS TEAM'S FALSE ATTACK ACHIEVES AN HISTORIC LOW FOR MAINE POLITICS

    MILLS TEAM’S FALSE HALLIBURTON ATTACK ACHIEVES AN HISTORIC NEW LOW FOR MAINE POLITICS: COTE HAS AND NEVER WOULD ACCEPT MONEY FROM FIRM THAT REFUSED SECURITY RECOMMENDATIONS FROM TROOPS ABOUT ITS PRIVATIZED CHOW HALL IN MOSUL, IRAQ

    (Sanford) – Janet Mills’ out-of-state backers, who are funding a $192,000 attack on pro-choice Democrat and decorated combat veteran Adam Cote in the final days of the Maine gubernatorial primary election achieved a new low for Maine politics in their first ad by falsely accusing Cote of having support from the company that ran the chow hall in Mosul, Ir

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    OUTSIDE GROUP SPENDS $300,000 TO TRY TO BAIL OUT MILLS CAMPAIGN, ATTACK ADAM COTE

    Statement from Adam Cote:

    This is outrageous and Maine people shouldn’t stand for it. To have an outside group, no matter who it is, drop $300,000 into a Maine gubernatorial race to attack one candidate, six days before an election, is unprecedented and exactly what people hate about politics.

    Janet Mills has had a year to put together and run her own campaign, as have I. We have outraised her and have more support, more contributions, more prominent endorsements from Maine Democrats than she does.

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    Lewiston State Senator Nate Libby Endorses Adam Cote as the "Leader Maine Needs"

    (Lewiston) - Lewiston State Senator Nate Libby joined a growing number of key Democratic leaders endorsing Adam Cote for governor today, calling Cote the “leader Maine needs: pragmatic and progressive; fiscally smart and willing to invest in policies that help Maine families lead healthy, productive, and prosperous lives.”

    Senator Libby’s full statement:

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    New Ad Highlights Contrast on Gun Safety and Leadership

    Mills endorsed by NRA three times, had A or A+ rating every year she served in the legislature

    (Sanford, Maine) – In response to the Mills campaign releasing a television ad attacking Adam’s party registration 18 years ago as a 26-year old, the Cote campaign swapped out the previous version of his gun safety ad it had chosen to run called “Lockdown” for one highlighting the fact that Janet Mills received the NRA’s endorsement three times and earned either an A or A+ rating from the group during all four of her terms in the legislature between 2002 and 2010.

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    Former Senate President Justin Alfond Endorses Adam Cote for Governor

    (Sanford, Maine) – Combat veteran, clean energy entrepreneur, and former Sanford School Board member Adam Cote continued to show strong momentum today with the endorsement of former Maine State Senate President Justin Alfond.

    In a videotaped endorsement, Alfond called Cote “his first choice to be the Democratic nominee on June 12” and said “Adam Cote has the vision, the leadership skills, and the experience to bring our state together and move us forward.” Here is the full transcript:

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    New Campaign Ad - Fish Story

    ADAM COTE’S NEW CAMPAIGN AD – “FISH STORY”: STANDING UP FOR CLEAN WATER, MAINE’S NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES, CLEAN ENERGY LEADERSHIP

    (Sanford) – Today Adam Cote announced a new campaign ad that stands up clean water standards and Maine’s Native American tribes, highlighting a difference with Janet Mills’ record on an issue where she is also at odds with former President Obama’s EPA, as well as 26 progressive member organizations in Maine who signed a critical letter to Mills on these issues March 13, 2018.

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    Cote Endorsed by Over Two Dozen Local Elected Officials

    Cote Momentum Continues with Endorsement by Over Two Dozen Local Elected Officials: 500 Campaign Events Across 16 Counties by Cote, a Former School Board Member, Leads to Broad Support

    (Sanford, Maine) – Combat veteran, clean energy entrepreneur, and former Sanford School Board member Adam Cote continued to show strong momentum today adding the endorsements of over two dozen local elected officials across the state to a list of other recent endorsements that includes former

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