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Citizen's Guide - Dale Crafts


District: 104 (map)

Committe: Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Party: Republican

Family: Single, 6 Children, 5 Grandchildren

Occupation: Self Employed

Previous Service: House: 124, 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 5%; AFL-CIO 6%; MCV 9%; MSEA 20%; NFIB 100%; MWL 26.5%; MEA 0%

2010 Ratings: MPA 11%; MCV 10%; NFIB 100%; SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 353-5469 (home) (207) 576-4748 (cell) (207) 729-6565 (business)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 2 Passing Lane, Lisbon Falls


2012 Election

General: Crafts 3,769; Unopposed
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Crafts: $2,799.00 (Privately Financed) Unopposed
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Crafts 2,563; Comber 1,151
Primary: Unopposed

2008 Election

General: Crafts 2,874; Danuski 1,712
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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Dale Crafts formally declares candidacy for US House seat - Lewiston Sun Journal

Political Brew: A big endorsement, a vital report and is there room for moderates? - WCSH-WLBZ

Lisbon's Dale Crafts formally declares candidacy for US House seat - Times Record

Adrienne Bennet announces 2020 bid for Maine's 2nd District seat - WGME

Lisbon's Crafts is running for Congress - Times Record

Jim Fossel: Maine politics responds to pull-out in Syria - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Crafts, a former state lawmaker, plans to seek 2nd Congressional District seat - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Eric Brakey officially announces 2020 bid for Maine's 2nd District seat - WGME

Impeachment threat is helping GOP recruit new candidates - POLITICO

Analysis | The Trailer: Harris and Buttigieg are making similar pitches in Iowa - The Washington Post

Another Republican joins the race for Maines Second Congressional District - WCSH-WLBZ

Report: Impeachment Probe Galvanizes GOP for '20 - Newsmax

Former Maine Republican lawmaker considers running against Jared Golden - WGME

Impeachment delivers jolt to House GOP recruitment - Politico

This former Maine lawmaker is among Republicans considering a run against Jared Golden - Bangor Daily News

SLIDESHOW: 16 American craft breweries having a local impact - Business Insider

What makes a great art school? Haystack has the elusive answer. - The Washington Post

A Celebration Of Haystack, Coastal Maine's Visionary Crafts School - Forbes

Art review: 'In the Vanguard' shows where American craft came from - Press Herald

Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 10.10.19 - Florida Politics

In Maine, a persistent vision amid the pines - The Boston Globe

Around Cape Ann - News - Wicked Local

Museums look at the legacies of 2 Maine art colonies - Press Herald

Portland scales back infrastructure upgrades because of soaring construction costs - Press Herald

Exhibit explores how a vision blossomed into Haystack center of craft - Press Herald

Sagadahoc County sheriff's deputy arrested, charged with aggravated assault - Times Record

Maine House passes 'death with dignity' bill by 4 votes - Press Herald

Dozens of Portland streetlights stay dark amid contract dispute with CMP - Press Herald

Portland City Council restores social service cuts, but Engine 1 will be decommissioned - Press Herald

Maine Voices: Give away Greenland? It's been done before - Press Herald

Districts digesting new school nutrition laws, and their costs - Press Herald

Cumberland's Ted Hart signs with Maine Mariners - Press Herald

Five Questions: UMF president Edward Serna - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine State Police investigate crash that killed 2 Madison residents - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Senate passes bill to allow more medical professionals to perform abortions - Press Herald

MaineHealth, Mid Coast-Parkview Health agree to merge - Press Herald

Pairs of nesting piping plovers in Maine hit record numbers - Press Herald

Maine Wayfair workers join protest over sales to migrant detention centers - Press Herald

Democrats' bill calls for sweeping review of Maine's mental health system - Press Herald

Gov. Mills signs 4 bills to reduce medication prices, including buying from Canada - Press Herald

Baseball: Class A finalists feature tough pitching staffs - Press Herald

Effort to increase Medicaid patients' access to opioid treatment is threatened - Press Herald

Calls for impeachment grow in House - Press Herald

Man charged with kidnapping woman in South Carolina, assaulting her during drive to Maine - Press Herald

Jim Fossel: Gov. Mills' first veto reveals much - Press Herald

The View From Here: Electoral College small part of a big problem - Press Herald

Children's Museum gets federal grant to clean up development site in Portland - Press Herald

Madison man killed after losing control of motorcycle in Anson crash - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Sturgeon, America's forgotten dinosaurs, returning to Maine, Midwest, Florida - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Police search for Portland man missing since Friday - Press Herald

Kenya's Jepkosgei runs away as Beach to Beacon women's champ - Press Herald

Maine lawmakers kill several bills on sports betting, but one survives - Press Herald

Scarborough athletic field closed after vandal drives on turf - Press Herald

Unicyclist to put a new spin on 180-mile Trek Across Maine - Press Herald

Asylum seekers look ahead to life after Expo - Press Herald

Can protecting land promote jobs? A New England study says yes. - Press Herald

Pregnant stabbing victim discharged from Lewiston hospital - Press Herald

Class A track: Cheverus girls retain crown, Scarborough boys regain title - Press Herald

American woman killed by 3 sharks while snorkeling in Bahamas - Press Herald

Investigation continues into arson fire that destroyed Sanford home - Press Herald

Entrepreneurs see rules proposed for recreational pot as a sign of progress - Press Herald

Monmouth replaces culvert on Sanborn Road - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Friday's football roundup: Windham wins with late touchdown - Press Herald

USM announces $1 million gift to fund need-based scholarships - Press Herald

Maine Voices: Munjoy Hill's history is worth preserving - Press Herald

Littleton man arrested after police dog finds illegal drugs in U-Haul truck - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

LePage pardoned his late mentor's grandson, 111 others for range of crimes - Press Herald

Letter to the editor: New Mainers a benefit, not a burden - Press Herald

These books will prepare you for the other side of mud season - Press Herald

The View From Here: Help for those who don't know how to ask - Press Herald

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Shaw's by family of woman murdered at Saco store - Press Herald

Federal watchdog flags issues with high-tech Zumwalt destroyers built at BIW - Press Herald

Maine Voices: Portland International Jetport is a bad neighbor - Press Herald

Maine among states doubling down on drawing new residents - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine's top court rules seaweed belongs to the landowner - Press Herald

Port authority promotion offers Maine companies free overseas shipping - Press Herald

Morning Sentinel Aug. 14 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine cod fishery plummets to least valuable year since 1960s - Press Herald

The highest-paid CEOs by state - Press Herald

Homeless Portlanders worry new shelter will be far from downtown - Press Herald

Portland board backs waterfront protections, but not a reduced redevelopment zone - Press Herald

New Hampshire legalizes sports betting - Press Herald

Summer School: Make things with your hands at the Shaker Village - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

With Deertrees director facing health challenges, theater community steps up - Press Herald

Unusual flea market find: Puerto Rican food - Press Herald

Three bills aim to increase Maine teachers' starting pay from current $30000 - Press Herald

Truck crash shuts down Maine Turnpike lanes in Portland for 4 hours - Press Herald

Freeport resident gives $20000 to support asylum seekers in Portland - Press Herald

Man arrested in Massachusetts after fatal stabbing in New Hampshire - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Large storm expected to sideswipe Maine with some snow - Press Herald

Fate of fire truck will be hottest issue when Portland council votes on budget - Press Herald

Sabattus Regional Credit Union raises funds for Ending Hunger in Maine - Lewiston Sun Journal

With refugees headed to Brunswick from Portland, town officials try to figure out logistics - Times Record

Brunswick man's claim of anthrax exposure proves unfounded after hospital takes precautions - Times Record

Thorndike's Bicentennial to be celebrated Sept. 14 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

CMP executive: Legislator wrongly maligns electric utility - Press Herald

Arts Calendar: Sept. 4-14 - Press Herald

Suspect in Massachusetts stabs police dog in head with screwdriver - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Man arrested after allegedly stabbing woman in Portland - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Baseball: Cheverus beats Falmouth on squeeze play in seventh - Press Herald