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In 1936, Maine was one of two states in the Union that voted against President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Between then and 1988, Maine developed a reputation as a bellwether, but in the modern political era, it has been reliably blue.
Still, President Trump's appeal to blue-collar Democrats there enabled him to win one of its two electoral votes and remain competitive statewide.
New voter data compiled by the president's re-election effort has his staff convinced it remains in play and already investing in a robust ground game.
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