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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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Primary Election Profile: Diane Russell - Maine Public

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

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

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

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

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

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

Midcoast People & Business: July 12 - Press Herald

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

Nation Warned That Trump's "Horrifying" Medicaid Pick Hired With "Express Purpose to Dismember" Program - Common Dreams

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

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

Baby News: Reducing the Likelihood of Future Allergies - Yahoo Entertainment

After Sen. Collins' Kavanaugh Vote, Challengers Rise for 2020 Seat - NECN

The Open: The best images from Royal Portrush - Yahoo Movies

'Waitress' to end Broadway run in January - UPI News

Peachtree News: Good mentors will help you grow in Christ - Spring Hope Enterprise

Portland legislator paid self from leadership PAC founded to support other candidates - Pine Tree Watch

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

Meghan McCain criticizes Kellyanne Conway for comment to reporter - Yahoo Movies

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

Let's Grow Maine: A plan to end hunger by 2020 - Lewiston Sun Journal

Diane Russell Considers 2018 US Senate Run - IVN News

The two faces of Janet Mills - Times Record

Concord COA announces upcoming programs - News - Wicked Local Wellesley

Every San Diego Comic-Con TV Panel, from 'Arrow' to 'Walking Dead' - Decider

Maine gubernatorial candidates weigh in on gun control - WGME

Cut governor's pay, says one candidate for Maine's top job - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

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

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

Maine women, including sexual assault survivors, converge on Capitol to sway Collins - Times Record

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

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

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

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

At Auburn gubernatorial forum, Democrats focus ire at LePage - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

At Maine convention, Democrats to vote on eliminating superdelegates - Bangor Daily News

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

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

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

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

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

Profiles of the Democratic candidates for governor - Press Herald

'San Diego Comic-Con': Panels to See on Thursday and Friday - Nerds and Beyond

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

Live results: Maine governor and House primary elections -

Ed Sheeran Shares 'No. 6 Collaborations Project' f/ Eminem, Travis Scott, Chance the Rapper and More - Yahoo Entertainment

How ranked-choice voting effort became a partisan flash point - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

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

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

Property Transactions June 28, 2019 - News from southeastern Connecticut -

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

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

York Police Log - News - - Portsmouth, NH -

Cote, Sweet lead Democrats in fundraising for governor's race; Moody, Mason lead Republicans - Press Herald

There's a Better Way for Democrats to Nominate a Presidential Candidate - The Nation.

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

A female governor for Maine - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

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

Corey Just Doesn’t Want to Get Malaria on ’90 Day Fiance: The Other Way’ (Exclusive Video) - Yahoo Entertainment

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Meet the candidates running to replace LePage - Pine Tree Watch

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

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

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

Author of 'Half of Every Couple' to speak at Lincolnville Community Library -

Sex offender's job at Cumberland church with day care facilities raises alarm - Press Herald

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

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

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

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

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

Searching for ELHS Classmates - Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine's Radical Democratic Experiment - POLITICO Magazine

Progressive candidates are embracing clean energy as a campaign issue - ThinkProgress

'I'm never going to stop fighting,' Maine woman vows as husband's deportation looms - Press Herald

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

Lincoln County Sheriff's Report - The Lincoln County News

Yes, taxes matter - Bangor Daily News

Rembrandt in the Blood: An Obsessive Aristocrat, Rediscovered Paintings and an Art-World Feud - The New York Times

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

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

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

As Maine Goes ... So Goes the Way Americans Vote? - The American Prospect

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