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Citizen's Guide - Mark Dion


District: 113 (map)

Committe: Criminal Justice and Public Safety (Chair)

Party: Democratic

Family: Cheryl (Wife), 2 Children

Occupation: Lawyer

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 67%; AFL-CIO 81%; MCV 55%; MSEA 100%; NFIB N/A; MWL 100%; MEA 46%


Phone: (207) 797-6341 (home)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 45 Allison Avenue, Portland


2012 Election

General: Dion 3,503; Langholtz 1,685
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Dion: $2,326.20 (Privately Financed) Langholtz: $1,687.80 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: MSEA; EQME; AFL-CIO

2010 Election

General: Dion 2,581; Harris 1,683

In the News

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Mark Dion: Let the state's next attorney general be about justice for all - Press Herald

Mark Dion eyeing attorney general post, which he says should be an elected position - Press Herald

Democrat Mark Dion wants to add governor to his varied resume - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Primary Election Profile: Mark Dion - Maine Public

Democrat Mark Dion bluntly champions progressive ideas in campaign to replace LePage - Bangor Daily News

It's time for Maine to build new relationship with tribes - Bangor Daily News

Officials urge improvements in Maine's criminal justice system - Lewiston Sun Journal

Letter to the editor: Mark Dion is best choice to be Maine's next governor - Press Herald

Candidates for Maine attorney general campaign behind the scenes - Press Herald

These Democrats want to be Maine's next attorney general - Bangor Daily News

Five Democrats Want To Be Maine Attorney General - Maine Public

When Life Gives You Lemons: Mark Dion on Running a Lemonade Stand at the Armory Show - - ARTnews

Amid CMP corridor controversy, Mills mulls a key energy policy pick - Bangor Daily News

Maine attorney general candidates in their own words - Bangor Daily News

5 Vying for Post of Attorney General in Maine - NECN

Democrats elected as Maine attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer - Bangor Daily News

Democrats surge to solid control of Maine Legislature - Bangor Daily News

Maine's attorney general candidates, in their own words -

Now Playing: Arts listings for July 18-24 - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

5 are vying for post of attorney general in Maine - WMTW Portland

NRA joins fight against Maine 'red flag' bill - Bangor Daily News

A revived 'red flag' bill could prompt the biggest gun control debate in Maine this year - Bangor Daily News

Debate brewing over gun control bills pending in Maine Legislature - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Top prosecutor known for toughness steps down after 28 years - Press Herald

Live results: Maine governor and House primary elections -

Meet the candidates for governor - By Kaitlin Cough, Pine Tree Watch Correspondent - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

What matters to Democrats who want to be Maine's next governor - Bangor Daily News

Where the Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Stand on the Issues - Freepress Online

No Republicans running for Maine AG -

David Trahan: “Red flag” laws ask judges to be clairvoyant - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Obituary: Jeannette Benoit Dion - Lewiston Sun Journal

Money race for Blaine House tightens as Maine's campaign season heats up - Press Herald

Maine lawmakers pay respects to Corporal Eugene Cole - WGME

Exit polling, data point to Democratic primary win for Janet Mills - Bangor Daily News

Harbor pilots weather state legislation - Mount Desert Islander

Primary Election Profile: Donna Dion - Maine Public

Divided legislative panel endorses 'red flag' gun bill for Maine - Press Herald

Mills, Cote in tight race for Democratic nomination for governor - WMTW Portland

Obituary: Theresa Alice (Hemond) Patry - Lewiston Sun Journal

Where Democrats who want to be Maine's next governor stand on raising taxes to pay for home care - Bangor Daily News

Meet the candidates running to replace LePage - Pine Tree Watch

Dropouts, straw polls hint at who to take seriously in crowded Maine governor's race - Bangor Daily News

Choice facing Maine Democrats: Nominate unabashed progressive or someone 'electable' - Press Herald

Profiles of the Democratic candidates for governor - Press Herald

Where The Democrats In Maine's Gubernatorial Race Stand On The Issues - Maine Public

Will new attorney general be fair? Ask former President George W. Bush - Bangor Daily News

Stubborn fire sweeps through Sabattus home - Lewiston Sun Journal

Solutions to opioid crisis separate candidates for Maine governor - Press Herald

Legislative panel divided on 'red flag' gun bill - Press Herald

Maine to Consider "Red Flag Law" - NECN

Students named to Three Rivers dean's list - News from southeastern Connecticut -

Voter turnout strong as Maine uses ranked-choice voting for first time - WMTW Portland

Why I choose Diane Russell for governor - Times Record

Republicans lack candidates for three Maine Senate races - Bangor Daily News

Maine Senate joins House in passing recreational marijuana bill by veto-proof majority - Press Herald

Primary field for Maine governor narrowed to 12 in the two major parties - Press Herald

So who won 2 of Maine's Democratic primary contests? Scanning, scanning … - Press Herald

Maine’s top candidates for governor throw jabs but no knockout punches in debate - Bangor Daily News

Lawmakers hear impassioned testimony from both sides of 'red flag' gun bill - Press Herald

Three-time Oxford 250 winner Dave Dion was one of a kind - Lewiston Sun Journal

Van Fleet Leads Maine West To State Championship Game - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Mills Puts Together Transition Team, Dems Choose Jackson to Be Senate President - Freepress Online

Officers turned Maine lawmakers want gun control debate to be about protecting kids, not politics - Bangor Daily News

Strap In Racing Column - June 22, 2019 | Strap In - Caledonian Record

Douglas Rooks: An old editor tries a new venture - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Mills or Cote will likely emerge as Democratic nominee for governor, but not until next week - Press Herald

Follow the money trail of Maine's candidates for governor - Bangor Daily News

Androscoggin criminal cases - Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine expands abortion providers list to include non-doctors - Axios

Maine prison officials urge shoot-to-kill option for Windham facility - Press Herald

College Fantasy Football QB Draft Rankings: Tua Tagovailoa leads - Yahoo Movies

World War Z gets harder with Six Skulls update - Yahoo Entertainment

Candidates for Maine governor weigh in on gun reform - Press Herald

State of Maine: Not a lot of love for Fredette - Mount Desert Islander

Crowded field of candidates looking to succeed LePage - The Ellsworth American

This Democrat Received “A+” Ratings From the NRA. Today We'll Find Out If Voters Care. - Mother Jones

Party unity takes a back seat as candidates for governor air attack ads with primaries drawing near - Press Herald

MVC Baseball: Reloaded Hall-Dale a conference and state favorite again - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine South Beats New Trier For First Time Since 2014, Scales Scores 1000th Point - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Primary elections in Virginia, Nevada, Maine, and South Carolina, briefly explained -

Democratic Gubernatorial Forum: Knox County Democrats, Maine Teen Advocacy Coalition to host -

Legal settlement helping Maine address its shortage of plumbers - Mainebiz

Voter-approved law says Mainers can grow 6 pot plants each, but lawmakers want to make it 3 - Press Herald

Maine Tribes, Progressives At Odds With AG Mills In Court Fight Over Tribal Fishing Rights - Maine Public

This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation - VICE

A Radical Solution to the Impossible Cost of Caring for the Elderly - Mother Jones

Maine lawmakers say biomass generator shouldn't have qualified for taxpayer subsidy - Bangor Daily News

Obituary: Richard F. Labrecque - Lewiston Sun Journal

Eight homeless after Sabattus blaze - Lewiston Sun Journal

Two Portland Democrats running for state Senate - Press Herald

Historic ranked-choice vote changed perceptions, if not election outcomes - Press Herald

Dubois appointed to Maine environmental post | Local News - Conway Daily Sun

Here are several vetoes lawmakers should override and one they should sustain - Bangor Daily News

How the BDN ranked the candidates in Tuesday's primary - Bangor Daily News

Memorial Day program on Bethel Common - Lewiston Sun Journal

2019 spring preview: Baseball team capsules - Lewiston Sun Journal

Yes, taxes matter - Bangor Daily News

NRA's influence in Maine doesn't depend on political contributions - Press Herald

Democrat Adam Cote, top fundraiser in race for governor, enters homestretch with the most money - Press Herald

LePage says he has delivered what he promised to Maine, but some see it differently - Press Herald