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Citizen's Guide - Diane Russell


District: 120 (map)

Committe: Energy, Utilities and Technology; Veterans and Legal Affairs

Party: Democratic

Occupation: Public Relations

Previous Service: House: 124, 125

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

2010 Ratings: MPA 95%; AFL-CIO 100%; MCV 90%; NFIB 14%


Phone: (207) 272-9182 (cell)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 28 Vesper Street #2, Portland


2012 Election

General: Russell 3,008; Akers 658; Lynn 619
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Russell: $4,164.97 (Clean Elections Candidate) Akers: $2,467.22 (Privately Financed) Lynn: No Report (Unregistered)
Endorsements: MPA; MEA; MCV; MSEA; EQME; AFL-CIO

2010 Election

General: Russell 1,691; Trevorrow 945; Elliman 413
Primary: Unopposed

2008 Election

General: Russell 2,104; Doyle 741; Amborn 1,231
Primary: Russell 566; Democracy 320

In the News

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Maine: Regulators Confident That Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Will... - NORML Blog

Primary Election Profile: Diane Russell - Maine Public

Portland Protesters Urge Susan Collins To Take Action On Domestic Terrorism - Maine Public

Ethics staff: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Diane Russell broke campaign finance rules - Press Herald

Complete results from the Maine Cross Country Festival of Champions - Bangor Daily News

Diane Russell's spending choices raise questions about her debt-ridden campaign - Bangor Daily News

Diane Russell fined $300 for campaign finance violations - Lewiston Sun Journal

Diane Russell hit with $300 fine for faulty campaign finance reporting in governor's race - Bangor Daily News

Massachusetts real estate transactions for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties: Oct. 13, 2019 edition -

Local sports: high school scores; golf results; harness racing results - Bangor Daily News

Rally to stop domestic terrorism in Portland - WCSH-WLBZ

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

Hometown Hernando for Sept. 20 - Tampa Bay Times

Middlesex County college student news for Oct. 9, 2019 - Middletown Press

Supporters of Strimling's re-election announce endorsements, take shots at challenger - Press Herald

Former state representative launches Democratic bid for Maine governor - Bangor Daily News

Diane Russell's Unethical PAC Spending - The Maine Wire

5 Maine women share survivals of sexual violence with Sen. Collins in DC, urging 'no' on Kavanaugh - WCSH-WLBZ - Freepress Online

Movies on TV for Oct. 6-12: 'Throne of Blood' and more - Los Angeles Times

KEYNOTES: High school auditorium renaming set for Oct. 20 - Wicked Local

Maine gubernatorial candidates weigh in on gun control - WGME

St. Tammany property transfers, Aug.16-22, 2019 -

How Maine ended up in a legal showdown over ranked-choice voting - Bangor Daily News

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

Maine reaction to Bernie Sanders' new presidential bid shows his hard road to nomination - Bangor Daily News

Obituary: Diane Ida (Rogers) Springer - Lewiston Sun Journal

Sexual assault survivors from Maine converge on Capitol Hill to appeal to Collins - Press Herald

Professor barred from university system for class that offered course credit to students who protested Kavanaugh - The Washington Post

The two faces of Janet Mills - Times Record

Sex Assault Survivors Who Begged Susan Collins to Vote No on Kavanaugh Say They Feel 'Betrayed' -

Profiles of the Democratic candidates for governor - Press Herald

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

Abolish Superdelegates. It’s Only Democratic. - New York Times

Live results: Maine governor and House primary elections -

North Shore News in Brief | Community News | - The Salem News

York, Maine, police log: Jan. 23-31 - News - - Portsmouth, NH -

University of Maine at Augusta dean's list - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

Janet Mills is Democrats' choice in race to succeed LePage - Bangor Daily News

How Maine residents did at the 2019 Boston Marathon - WCSH-WLBZ

7 Mainers arrested in months-long drug investigation - WMTW Portland

The Case for Using Ranked Choice Voting in the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primaries - In These Times

What Maine learned from its first ranked-choice election - Bangor Daily News

Births - Lewiston Sun Journal

How ranked-choice voting effort became a partisan flash point - Press Herald

Lawmakers consider sealing, erasing records of past cannabis convictions - Press Herald

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

Meet the candidates running to replace LePage - Pine Tree Watch

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

Appleton man continues fight to establish state bank - By Gabriel Blodgett - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

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

York Police Log - News - - Portsmouth, NH -

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

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

Summer Reads: Panelists and Listeners Share Best Book Recommendations - Maine Public

Maine’s Legislature Is Blocking Ranked-Choice Voting. But Voters Have One Chance To Save It. - The Intercept

Where to watch Memorial Day parades in Maine - WCSH-WLBZ

A closer look at what the alumni of the 115th Congress have been up to - Roll Call

Yes, taxes matter - Bangor Daily News

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

Should We Vote for Candidates in Order of Preference? - Newsweek

Mills, Cote pull away from Democratic primary field - Bangor Daily News

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

Maine Democratic Party Chairman Bartlett re-elected after leadership fight - Bangor Daily News

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

Maine governor candidates split on economy, pot, ranked voting -

Maine’s Radical Democratic Experiment - POLITICO Magazine

Searching for ELHS Classmates - Lewiston Sun Journal

Local sports: Bangor Raceway starters; golf scores — Harness Racing — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: USM gave false info in response to anti-Kavanaugh course backlash - Campus Reform

Caribou High School Class of 1959 holds 60th reunion - The County

Dollars from donors: See who's giving to Maine's 2018 candidates for governor - Press Herald

Local sports: Golf results; Senior League regional scores; Bangor Raceway starters - Bangor Daily News

Local sports:Legion baseball state schedule; tennis results; golf scores - Bangor Daily News

UMaine hosts March Against Gun Violence - The Maine Campus

Maine Democrats hear from candidates for governor at state convention - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

PHOTOS: Young actors present Shakespeare in Auburn - Lewiston Sun Journal

Lobsterman charged after boat collides with tourist schooner near Portland pier - Lewiston Sun Journal

Colby hosts 2018 Democratic Maine gubernatorial debate - The Colby Echo News

Lewiston-Auburn police log | Lewiston - Lewiston Sun Journal

Hancock County Court Sept. 1-30 - The Ellsworth American

This Week’s Wedding Announcements - The New York Times

Stephen King for governor: Horror story or best seller? - Bangor Daily News

North Pond Hermit: The story of 1,000 thefts over 27 years while living in the Maine woods - Yahoo Finance

PHOTO: Trek Across Maine departs Bates for Colby - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

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

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

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

Susan Collins Just Disgraced Herself at Jeff Sessions's Confirmation Hearing - The Nation.

Local sports: Golf scores; Legion baseball standings — Golf — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Democrats being investigated for alleged clean elections violations - Bangor Daily News

Daily Life in Maine, as Photographed by Robert F. Bukaty - The Atlantic

LHS Class of 1974 seeking classmates for reunion - Lewiston Sun Journal

Clinton and Bonnie Russell - News - Dodge City Daily Globe

Midcoast People & Business: July 12 - Press Herald

Former Bangor mayor joins race for governor — Politics — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

How the Koch brothers' greenback influences green jobs, clean energy debate - Bangor Daily News

Maine election officials likely to count ranked-choice ballots Tuesday - Press Herald