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Citizen's Guide - James Dill


District: 14 (map)

Committe: Agriculture, Conservation and Forrestry (Chair)

Party: Democratic

Family: Jane (Wife), 3 Children

Occupation: University Professor/Extension Specialist

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 95%; AFL-CIO 100%; MCV 64%; MSEA 83%; NFIB 20%; MWL 100%; MEA 100%

2010 Ratings: SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 827-3498 (home) (207) 949-2155 (cell) (207) 581-3879 (business)


Official Website

Address: 72 Sunset Drive, Old Town


2012 Election

General: Dill 2,577; Klitch 1,351
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Dill: $4,772.31 (Privately Financed) Klitch: $5,540.00 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: MEA; MCV; MSEA; EQME; AFL-CIO

2010 Election

General: Dill 1,964; Phillips 1,093
Primary: Dill 512; Blanchard 329

In the News

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After bond votes, a mix of relief and disappointment - Lewiston Sun Journal

What Maine's new road safety laws mean for you - Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine Senate reverses course, ends religious exemption for vaccines - Press Herald

Talkin' ticks - Lewiston Sun Journal

Jefferson Man's 1832.5-Pound Pumpkin Breaks State Record - The Lincoln County News

Hermon, Orono claim PVC golf championships, Trio of MDI girls lead team - WABI

Supporting Career and Technical Education in Maine - Lewiston Sun Journal

Changes to Maine's fish and game laws - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

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

Promoting clean energy and good, high-paying jobs - Lewiston Sun Journal

2 Dems, 1 Republican flip Bangor-area seats in the Maine House - Bangor Daily News

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

Benevolent or fearsome? Yellowjackets can be both - Concord Monitor

Senate passes bill that keeps religious exemptions to vaccines but clashes with House bill - Press Herald

Bill To Tax Fossil Fuel Producers Among Dozens Of Climate-Related Proposals Before Maine Legislature - Maine Public

Vaccine bill again splits Maine House and Senate over religious exemption - Press Herald

Obituary: Kaleb A. Dill - Lewiston Sun Journal

Mouse Trap Game Facts - Mental Floss

At the Legislature: New adult-use recreational marijuana rules - Lewiston Sun Journal

Meet Jim Dill, Maine's tick expert - Press Herald

It's National Pizza Month! These Are America's 25 Best Pizzerias - Mental Floss

Why McDonald's Doesn't Sell McRibs Year-Round - Mental Floss

National Taco Day 2019: Celebrate With These Free (And Almost Free) Taco Deals - Mental Floss

Local sports: Golf scores; Farmington Fair harness racing - Bangor Daily News

Woman Eats 50 Slices of Pumpkin Pie in 10 Minutes, Sets New Record - Mental Floss - Freepress Online

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

Vegan Disney World Guests Now Have 400 New Menu Items to Choose From - Mental Floss

Local sports: Golf scores; Cumberland Fair harness racing - Bangor Daily News

Fancy Tea Bags Could Be Contaminating Your Cup With Billions of Microplastics - Mental Floss

Our View: Maine Senate vaccination vote fails to protect public health -

Which U.S. Region Is Most Obsessed With Pumpkin Spice? - Mental Floss

Yellow jackets are beneficial but can be dangerous - NWAOnline

Maine's mosquitoes: More than just a nuisance - WGME

Man who shot, killed another in West Gardiner sentenced to 10 years in prison - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine wildlife not always a gardener's best friend - Bangor Daily News

Androscoggin criminal cases - Lewiston Sun Journal

Monday's scoreboard - The Courier

James Bergeron 2018 Outstanding Conservation Cooperator - Lewiston Sun Journal

Local sports: Maine Amateur Qualifier; auto racing; American Legion standings; harness racing - Bangor Daily News

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

Woman kicked out of general store because of service dog - WCSH-WLBZ

Little Haiti, Corn Pop, Capote and Lee: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAY

US Senate Field Hearing: TICK Act bill - Boothbay Register

Democrats' split could spur minimum wage change for Maine restaurant servers - Bangor Daily News

Maine tried to raise its minimum wage. Restaurant workers didn’t want it. - The Washington Post

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

Bergeron named Outstanding Conservation Cooperator - Lewiston Sun Journal

Inmate's hearing in Dartmouth professors' stabbing deaths postponed - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Bedbugs as pets? How dinner with an entomologist earthed up some insect truths - Bangor Daily News

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

Maine restaurant workers successfully lobby to lower the minimum wage - Fox News

Mild weather creates differing scenarios for Maine insects - Bangor Daily News

Mt. Blue Middle announces second quarter honor roll - Lewiston Sun Journal

Local sports: St. George River Race results; college scores - Bangor Daily News

Legislature kills bill to lease Colonial Pemaquid to nonprofit - Bangor Daily News

The best 75 places to eat and drink in Greater Portland - Press Herald

Mt. Blue Middle School announces third-quarter honor roll students - Lewiston Sun Journal

UMaine Extension offers tick testing -

UMF graduates embrace the winds of change - Daily Bulldog

Dubois appointed to Maine environmental post - Conway Daily Sun

What's going on in the North Woods? - The Maine Wire

Check out the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race final results - Bangor Daily News

Houlton Middle/High lists honor students - The County

Mt. Blue Middle School honor roll - Lewiston Sun Journal

Morning Sentinel Sept. 2 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Fed up Mainers say, 'Shoo, fly. Don't bother me' - Bangor Daily News

Raiders acquire WR Antonio Brown from Steelers - Press Herald

Mom speaks out after owner kicks daughter out of store because of her service dog: 'Despicable behavior' - Yahoo Lifestyle

Pesticides may get rid of ticks, but at what cost? - Press Herald

Top students, readers recognized at Mt. Blue Middle School - Daily Bulldog

Maine Citizens Seek to Restore Tip Credit - The Maine Wire

ELHS announces first semester honor roll students - Lewiston Sun Journal

Senate approves reappointment of judge who tried, but failed, to silence media - Bangor Daily News

Upside to drought: Fewer deer ticks and fewer cases of Lyme disease - Press Herald

Sustaining Maine's Legacy - Biomass Magazine

Maine farmers speak out against local food sovereignty movement - Bangor Daily News

Easy homemade mustard pickles - Boothbay Register

With new owners, Lobster Pound gaining more of a bistro feel. More changes are coming - Bradenton Herald

Old Town pulp mill to close — Bangor — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Honor Roll members inducted - American Veterinary Medical Association

Chef Paul Virant showcases the Midwest and beyond - Chicago Sun-Times

Maine Primary Election Results - New York Times

Dine Out Maine: Self-taught chef turning heads at Rockland's Suzuki Sushi - Press Herald

Stage notes: John Magaro returns to Weathervane for master class; Benjamin Zander talk - Akron Beacon Journal

Thornton Academy honor roll - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Kennebec County courts Aug. 11-17, 2016 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The Best Burgers in Maine - Down East

These horrifying pictures show the exact tick bite symptoms to look for - Greenwich Time

Republicans in several states are lowering the minimum wage — yes, you read that right - Salon

Section 4 Wrestling Tournament to return to Arena in 2020 - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Find out just how much of a foodie city Portland is on a Maine Food for Thought Tour - The Boston Globe

A Security Researcher's Attempt to Prank the DMV Backfired in a Spectacularly Expensive Way - Mental Floss

Popular Packaged Veggies From Green Giant and Trader Joe's Are Being Recalled Over Listeria Concerns - Mental Floss

Corey Strong announces primary challenge to US Rep. Steve Cohen - The Commercial Appeal

Film clips / Feb. 1-7 - Berkshire Eagle

The Reason Why It's Technically Against State Rules to Sell LaCroix in Massachusetts - Mental Floss

4 things to know about Patriots running back Damien Harris -

Forget Lab-Grown Meat—You Can Now Buy Lab-Grown Ice Cream - Mental Floss