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Citizen's Guide - Paul Bennett


District: 141 (map)

Committe: Taxation

Party: Republican

Family: Julie (Wife), 3 Children

Occupation: Business Owner

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 10%; AFL-CIO 6%; MCV 18%; MSEA 0%; NFIB 100%; MWL 34.5%; MEA 0%

2010 Ratings: SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 985-6269 (home)


Official Website

Address: 6 Woodside Drive, Kennebunk


2012 Election

General: Bennett 2,869; Legg 2,679
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Bennett: $3,940.77 (Privately Financed) Legg: $2,608.88 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Bennett 2,441; Legg 2,029
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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Adrienne Bennett announces candidacy for Maine's 2nd Congressional District - WCSH-WLBZ

Another candidate joins Maine's 2nd District race, with big name support - WCSH-WLBZ

Paul LePage's former press secretary eyes 2nd District U.S. House seat - Lewiston Sun Journal

Political Brew: A big endorsement, a vital report and is there room for moderates? - WCSH-WLBZ

Adrienne Bennett, Former Gov. Spokeswoman, Running for 2nd CD in Maine - NECN

Jim Fossel: Maine politics responds to pull-out in Syria - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Central Maine Sunday police log Sept. 21 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Garth Brooks to receive Gershwin Prize for Popular Song - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Lisbon's Dale Crafts formally declares candidacy for US House seat - Times Record

Central Maine Sunday Sept. 28 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Lisbon's Crafts is running for Congress - Times Record

Central Maine Sept. 14 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Crafts, a former state lawmaker, plans to seek 2nd Congressional District seat - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Gov. LePage's former press secretary considers running for 2nd Congressional District - WCSH-WLBZ

City DNA #13: ​ The hypnotist’s revenge... - Manchester City FC

Sunday, Oct. 13: Series Finale of HBO's 'Ballers' - Channel Guide Magazine

Saturday, Oct. 12: 'The College Admissions Scandal' Lifetime Original Movie - Channel Guide Magazine

Paul LePage will serve as Trump campaign's honorary chair in Maine - Bangor Daily News

This former Maine lawmaker is among Republicans considering a run against Jared Golden - Bangor Daily News

Wiregrass Announces Spring and Summer Graduates -

Film Shorts - Fort Worth Weekly

Former Maine Republican lawmaker considers running against Jared Golden - WGME

Happenings — what's coming up in Northeast Ohio starting Oct. 11 -

How Paul LePage stormed to power, fought to keep it and changed Maine politics - Bangor Daily News

63 police officers graduate from Maine Criminal Justice Academy - WGME

Former Maine governor speaks out about asylum seekers - WGME

Lucinda Williams, Deep Purple and Tony Bennett make for nostalgic fall in Portland - Press Herald

What's holding up Maine's latest attempt to make legal marijuana sales possible - Bangor Daily News

Brian Boru Public House Will Close After More Than 25 Years - Maine Public

Maine tries again to enact marijuana rules before 3-year anniversary of legalization vote - Bangor Daily News

Paul LePage hints that another Republican will join race to unseat Jared Golden - WGME

Maine Senate backs return to presidential primary amid GOP concerns about cost - Bangor Daily News

Janet Mills reverses Paul LePage to expand state aid to asylum seekers - Bangor Daily News

Maine Democrats' bid to restore aid for asylum seekers sputters as Legislature adjourns - Bangor Daily News

Morning Sentinel June 4 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine 'red flag' bill compromise would peg gun seizures to mental health - WGME

Eric Brakey files for 2020 race in Maine's 2nd District - WGME

Former Maine real estate tycoon pleads not guilty to fraud, money laundering charges - Bangor Daily News

Brunswick Junior High School Honor Roll - Press Herald

Judge ends suit that took Paul LePage to task for not hiring public health nurses - Bangor Daily News

Maine dark money group was nearly dormant but continued paying the LePage allies who ran it - Bangor Daily News

From Florida, LePage continues as Maine GOP's rhetorical leader - Bangor Daily News

Maine's projected $87 million tax windfall creates small budget 'cushion' - Bangor Daily News

Democrat Sara Gideon is challenging Maine's Susan Collins - Roll Call

The Legacy of Maine Governor Paul LePage - Pine Tree Watch

Central Maine April 27 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Where in Maine? - August 2019 - Down East

Janet Mills on her first 100 days: 'I'm trying to be cautious' - Bangor Daily News

How an election timing quirk could complicate Maine's latest people's veto efforts - Bangor Daily News

Maine GOP leaders launch a grassroots group to punch back at progressives - Bangor Daily News

'Everybody got something' in deal with Janet Mills, Maine employees union says - Bangor Daily News

Janet Mills heralds 'new day' in Maine after being sworn in as governor - Bangor Daily News

Maine moves closer to setting minimum teacher salary at $40000 - WGME

LePage allies take key spots in revitalized Maine People Before Politics - Bangor Daily News

Maine moves to restore aid for asylum-seekers - Bangor Daily News

With LePage absent, Democrats take the reins of a new Maine Legislature - Bangor Daily News

Maine lawmakers OK 2-year budget after a few tense hours at the State House - Bangor Daily News

Maine lawmakers will get another shot at recreational marijuana rules - Bangor Daily News

Integrating immigrants into Maine's workforce benefits us all - Bangor Daily News

Maine House strongly backs ban on conversion therapy - Bangor Daily News

This Week’s Wedding Announcements - The New York Times

Janet Mills and legislators could be on track for a showdown over CMP corridor - Bangor Daily News

Maine lawmakers settle on 2-year budget for just less than the $8 billion Mills proposed - Bangor Daily News

Amid fracas, local Fallen Heroes leader steps down - Lewiston Sun Journal

Lawmakers consider bill to protect water quality of Maine lakes - Press Herald

Former LePage press secretary gets new job with state - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine hasn't raised the governor's pay in more than 20 years. It should now. - Bangor Daily News

Maine will provide records on Long Creek suicide attempts to advocacy group - Bangor Daily News

Newsworthy people and performances for Aug. 5, 2019 - Mainebiz

Janet Mills aims to send $189 million borrowing package to Maine voters in November - Bangor Daily News

Appeals court sides with LePage in legal feud with former House speaker - Bangor Daily News

Longtime Brunswick principal abruptly resigns — Midcoast — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Maine Lawmaker Wants To Limit Childhood Vaccination Exemptions - Maine Public

Blame Democrats, not me, for Paul LePage victories - Bangor Daily News

Janet Mills wins race to succeed LePage as Maine's next governor - Bangor Daily News

Maine finally tackles climate change — Contributors — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Androscoggin criminal cases - Lewiston Sun Journal

6 Maine political stories to watch in 2019 — Politics — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case - Reuters

Maine's latest attempt to ban conversion therapy gains momentum - Bangor Daily News

We spent 8 years trying to understand LePage. Here's what we learned. - Bangor Daily News

Maine's new governor, more LePage pardons and a congressman's first votes - Bangor Daily News

Mills reverses LePage push for Medicaid work requirements - Bangor Daily News

Transitions: Bennett College Names New Chief, Taylor U. President to Step Down - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Mills avoids tax hikes, boosts school aid in $8 billion spending plan hit from left and right - Bangor Daily News

Court rejects abuse-of-power lawsuit against former Gov. LePage - WGME

Fight to extend last call at Maine bars until 2 a.m. could be revived in 2020 - Bangor Daily News

These Maine lawmakers will control 2019's biggest State House debates - Bangor Daily News

Governor LePage: You'll 'miss me' when I'm gone - WGME

Sixty-three police officers graduate from Maine Criminal Justice Academy - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Oxford County Criminal Court - Lewiston Sun Journal

Falmouth High School honor roll - Press Herald

Actor Ed Harris donates $75000 to Waterville art and film center project - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Androscoggin County Criminal Court - Lewiston Sun Journal

As new leaders take over Maine's child welfare system, caseworkers say they're still 'drowning' - Bangor Daily News

It's the Maine Legislature's last full week of 2019. Here's what's left to do. - Bangor Daily News

CMCC releases spring semester dean's lists - Lewiston Sun Journal

Kennebec County courts Aug. 1-14, 2019 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

World War II Warship Found After 75 Years Off The Coast Of Maine - CBS Boston

Janet Mills hits Republicans as 'party of no' as lawmakers block 3 of 4 bonds - Bangor Daily News