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Citizen's Guide - Benjamin Chipman


District: 119 (map)

Committe: Environment and Natural Resources

Party: Unenrolled

Family: Single

Occupation: Community Organizer

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 100%; AFL-CIO 100%; MCV 100%; MSEA 100%; NFIB 20%; MWL 100%; MEA 100%


Phone: (207) 318-4961 (home) (207) 318-4961 (cell)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 5 Mayo Street #3, Portland


2012 Election

General: Chipman 1,904; Adams 1,287; Tuttle 320
Primary: None
Spending: Chipman: $4,912.67 (Clean Elections Candidate) Adams: $4,520.14 (Clean Elections Candidate)Tuttle: $1,050.59 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: MPA; MEA; MCV; MSEA; SC; AFL-CIO

2010 Election

General: Chipman 1,113; Barkley 941
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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Law Could Ease Burden Of Homelessness In Maine Communities - Maine Public

New law is aimed at easing burden of homelessness on Portland - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Opposition Group To Launch Petition Effort To Kill CMP's Transmission Project - Maine Public

Opponents want to bring CMP transmission project to a statewide vote - Bangor Daily News

Briefs: Maine pols want Trump to aid lobstermen, halt whale rules; Law may ease burden of homelessness in Maine communities - Times Record

Law Aims To Relieve Pressure On Homeless Shelters By Expanding General Assistance Eligibility - Maine Public

Deep State: Public Beach Access Thwarted - Freepress Online

Crystal Canney looks to unseat Benjamin Chipman for state Senate seat - Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Strong record in Maine Senate speaks for Ben Chipman - Press Herald

Incumbent Chipman has commanding lead in Senate District 27 race - Press Herald

Democratic lawmakers prioritize funding education in Maine - WGME

Maine bill would ban puppy and kitten sales at pet stores - Press Herald

A few Senate Democrats might be the last hope for Mainers who oppose vaccination mandates - Bangor Daily News

Lawmakers consider bills to make Maine buses safer - WGME

Maine Senate rejects local option sales tax bill - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Proposal would ban sale of cats, dogs at Maine pet stores - WMTW Portland

First 9 members of Mills' Cabinet confirmed by Maine Senate - Press Herald

Hancock County Court June 1-30 - The Ellsworth American

George Smith: Enjoy tax-free water – for now - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Senate President Troy Jackson announces committee assignments for the 129th Maine Senate - The County

It's crunch time for lawmakers trying to finalize Maine's next two-year budget - Bangor Daily News

Maine Voices: Local clean elections program would open door to more Portland candidates - Press Herald

Maine considers banning sale of cats, dogs at pet shops - KTRK-TV

This year's legislative session may pit Mills against her own party on taxes - Press Herald

Letter to the editor: As governor, Janet Mills will protect Maine arts, culture - Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Linda Sanborn will work hard for affordable health care, Senate District 30 - Press Herald

Bid to require labels about nanotechnology in food shot down - WABI

Sorting through the more than 2000 bills Maine lawmakers submitted - Bangor Daily News

Here's how the Maine Senate voted on the vaccine exemption bill - Press Herald

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

Justin Alfond endorses Ben Chipman for State Senate - Bangor Daily News

Like it or not, new Maine law doubles the season to display political campaign signs - Press Herald

Advocates push for law to vacate convictions of human-trafficking victims - Press Herald

Maine Legislators Introduce Bill To Raise Tobacco Tax 305% – - The Cigar Authority

Deep State: Has Janet Mills Paralyzed Progressive Reform? - Freepress Online

Committee rejects proposed tax on water bottler Poland Spring - Press Herald

Chipman, Chenette appear to score key wins in Democratic primaries - Bangor Daily News

Bill to add tobacco tax to vaping products moves forward - Press Herald

Where the Maine Senate candidates stand on the economy, health care and more - Bangor Daily News

Ellsworth High School second quarter honor roll — User Submitted — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

The Plot Against Paul LePage - The Atlantic

Bill to temporarily ban tar sands oil in Maine turns into plan to study transport across state - Bangor Daily News

This is Maine's last shot at ballot initiative reform - The Maine Wire

Commentary: Crack down on animal cruelty – ban pet store sales of puppies, kittens - Press Herald

LePage impeachment failed, so what's next for Maine? - Bangor Daily News

Don't let Diane Russell fool you - Bangor Daily News

Herb Adams challenging Rep. Rachel Talbot Ross in District 40 Democratic primary - Press Herald

Local sports: PVC All-Academic teams; golf scores; Bangor Raceway starters - Bangor Daily News

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

Hancock County Jail log August 6-13 - The Ellsworth American

Bill could waive college tuition for academically strong students living in poverty - Bangor Daily News

New force in Portland politics packs a one-two punch - Press Herald

Incumbent gets Democratic nomination in Portland House district - Press Herald

Ellsworth High School first quarter honor roll — User Submitted — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Sen. Dave Miramant returns to Augusta with long list of proposed bills -

From the white girl in Maine: This is what biracial family looks like - WCVB Boston

In Sanders, Clinton finds a surrogate more popular than she is in Maine - Bangor Daily News

Maine legislative leaders' split kills call to label neo-Nazis 'terrorists' - Bangor Daily News

Somerset County court for Oct. 2-6, 2017 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

What makes Portland so liberal? — The Point — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Bates student gives up potential career as doctor to become family's eighth generation of farmers - Bangor Daily News

Child sex charges, drug trafficking indictments in Somerset County - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Ethics panel fines state Rep. Diane Russell over campaign finance report omission - Press Herald

Maine lawmakers backing off long resistance to federal Real ID requirements - Press Herald

OUR OPINION: Thumbs up, thumbs down - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine ranked-choice voting backers file suit to ensure system is used in June - Bangor Daily News

Irving lowers Rep. Martin's bankruptcy debt by $150k and Martin pushes another Irving firm's mining interests - Pine Tree Watch

Maine’s State Colleges Hit the Skids - Wall Street Journal

Rec briefs: Youth hockey teams bound for New Englands - Valley News

After 25 years of term limits, Maine still has plenty of career politicians - Bangor Daily News

Bill Burr shares memories of Maine on weekly podcast - Bangor Daily News

Spring 2019 Dean's List · News - Keene State College

Maranacook girls tennis makes program history with C South title - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine attorney general 'very troubled' by alleged LePage threat to pull school's funding - Press Herald

Portland's departing state senators set off a chain reaction - Press Herald

Local sports: Golf scores; high school tennis sums; Bangor Raceway results - Bangor Daily News

Maine Primary Election Results - New York Times

'We are rallying for statewide solidarity': USM protesters broaden focus - Bangor Daily News

Waldo County deed transfers -

Two-term Portland School Board member facing challenger - Press Herald

Mattanawcook girls, Waynflete boys extend 'C' tennis championship streaks - Bangor Daily News

Rec briefs: Ford Sayre filling Eastern H.S. finals rosters - Valley News

Former Portland multicultural affairs director Rachel Talbot Ross plans run for Legislature - Press Herald

State champion poet can't compete for national title because of immigration status, suit says - Bangor Daily News

Paul LePage: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know -

Emerge Maine director moves on to national position - Press Herald

Hancock County Court Oct. 12 to Nov. 13 - The Ellsworth American

Tracker: 50 states of education policy - Education Dive

Rec briefs: Wormald, Vannah set Shamrock Shuffle pace; KUA trio to U16 girls hockey nationals - Valley News

Local sports: Auto racing results; golf scores; state tennis sums - Bangor Daily News

Fall 2018 Dean's List · News - Keene State College

Seattle Shakespeare Company's TWELFTH NIGHT and ROMEO AND JULIET Features Casting Gender Twist - Broadway World

Hancock County Court Aug. 1-31 - The Ellsworth American

Maine Legislature overrides LePage budget veto, avoids state shutdown - Bangor Daily News

Society Notebook: Flights of fancy - Press Herald

Court News - Mount Desert Islander

Strap In Racing by Big Bigelow: They're How Old? - Caledonian Record

Democrat ousts incumbent Farnham in pricey Bangor state Senate race - Bangor Daily News

Hall claims Granite State Series 100 - Lewiston Sun Journal

Auto racing: MacDonald, Gerry split Twin 150s at Oxford - Lewiston Sun Journal