Al Diamon today examines the GOP prospects for a 2006 gubernatorial candidate and doesn't find much. Those that might do well, such as Susan Collins and Peter "redo" Cianchette don't want to run and those who do want to run, like the oft-defeated former congressman David Emery and second-term state Rep. Darlene Curley don't have a chance.
Then there's Senate Minority Leader Paul Davis who both doesn't want and can't win the Blaine house according to Diamon.
Davis has admitted to friends he’s unlikely to beat Baldacci and is only considering a run to make sure the party has some kind of candidate.
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