Republican Eric Brakey Courts Trump Supporters, Libertarians In Attempt To Unseat Angus King
Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine is facing two challengers this November, and one of them is Republican Eric Brakey.
The 30-year-old Auburn resident is wrapping up his second term in the Maine Senate. In his bid for the U.S. Senate, Brakey is branding himself as a new generation of Republican — one with Libertarian principles who will shrink government and champion individual freedom.
Brakey recently made a campaign stop at the Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine’s annual Veterans Appreciation Day to stoke support among attendees and vendors. The event is friendly territory for Brakey. As a state senator for the past four years, he has been a major supporter of marijuana legalization and increased access to medical marijuana.
That support has won him support from people like Brady Palmer, an independent who owns a cannabis boutique called Earthly Delights of Maine.
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