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Citizen's Guide - Margaret Craven


District: 16 (map)

Committe: Health and Human Services (Chair); Government Oversight Committee

Party: Democratic

Previous Service: House: 121-123 Senate: 124, 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 84%; AFL-CIO 94%; MCV 100%; MSEA 80%; NFIB N/A; MWL 100%; MEA 92%

2010 Ratings: MPA 94%; AFL-CIO 100%; MCV 100%; NFIB 20%;


Phone: (207) 783-1897 (home)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 41 Russell St., Lewiston


2012 Election

General: Craven 10,208; Reed 4,933
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Craven: $19,275.78 (Clean Elections Candidate) Reed: $2,553.57 (Privately Funded)
Endorsements: MPA; MCV; MSEA; EQME; SC; AFL-CIO

2010 Election

General: Craven 6,286; Kase 5,400
Primary: Unopposed

2008 Election

General: Craven 12,241; Troup 3,940
Primary: Craven 1,615; Makas 907; Madore 508

2006 Election

General: Craven 2,292; Painter 868
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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Margaret Craven to run for House district seat in Lewiston - Lewiston Sun Journal

How to celebrate St. Patrick's Day - Lewiston Sun Journal

Women in Maine politics: 'They ran. They won. And now there's even more.' - Lewiston Sun Journal

Pictures of the Franco-American Day in the Maine State Capitol - Bangor Daily News

Lewiston lawmakers say they're focused on 'pocketbook issues' - Lewiston Sun Journal

Mills says state must be 'backstop' against federal efforts to restrict abortion - Press Herald

Where is “home”? Two cultures; two Franco presentations - Bangor Daily News

Sen. Margaret Craven, 6-term Democrat from Lewiston, announces retirement - Bangor Daily News

A very early look at what could be Maine's most interesting legislative races - Bangor Daily News

Panel endorses bill to boost funding for Maine domestic violence services - Press Herald

Lewiston Rep. Roger Fuller won't run for re-election; Craven, Reeder seek seat - Lewiston Sun Journal

Museum L-A board selects architectural firm to design new building - Lewiston Sun Journal

Eye on Augusta: ACA Protections, Solar, Beverage Container Ban, For-Profit Colleges and More - Freepress Online

Susan Collins checks out instead of speaking up - Boston Herald

Sen. Margaret Craven: Time to end the witch hunt - Lewiston Sun Journal

Briefly: City - Lewiston Sun Journal

Mills campaign announces endorsement from Brennan -

Maine Primary Election Results - New York Times

Jailers, case managers cite public safety dangers in LePage's DHHS plan - Bangor Daily News

State education chairman, a controversial supporter of charter schools, steps down - The Boston Globe

Real estate transfers: Reported Nov. 11, 2018 - Herald-Whig

Parents of Transgender Children Ask Trump Administration to Reverse Course on Gender Memo -

'ER,' 'Stand and Deliver' actress Vanessa Marquez fatally shot by police -

Plymouth records - News - Wicked Local

2019 NCAA DIII Indoor Track & Field All-America Honors - U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

Maine to begin implementing EBT photo requirement statewide - Bangor Daily News

Maine plan takes action to address Alzheimer's - Press Herald

In memoriam: Remembering celebrities who died in 2018 - AZCentral

Woolf: Where have all the babies gone? -

Looking for your political nirvana in Maine? This web quiz says you should move to… - Bangor Daily News

'Nashville Flipped' star Troy Shafer dies at 38 -

Pancreatic cancer killed Aretha Franklin and scores of other celebs. Why? - AZCentral

2019 NCAA DIII Indoor Track & Field All-Region - U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

Vermont's first REI store set to open in late 2019 -

Not a natural maverick, Romney still shouldn’t be simply a go-alonger - Idaho Statesman

Daryl Dragon of Captain & Tennille has died in Prescott at 76 - AZCentral

University of Alabama Honors List Fall 2018 - Tuscaloosa News

Ranking Every Stephen King Adaptation, From Worst To Best - BuzzFeed News

Cooperative Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll - News - - Portsmouth, NH -

University of Alabama full graduation list for spring 2019 - Tuscaloosa News

Efforts In the United States - Archons

Health and Human Services gets 'a real fighter' - Press Herald

White House Obamacare reversal made over Cabinet objections - POLITICO

Kristoff St. John dies at 52; 'Young and the Restless' star earned 9 Emmy nominations -

Vermont's 'all over the map' effort to switch schools to proficiency-based learning -

25 Books to Read Before They Become Movies in 2019 -

Brody Stevens dies; comedian pitched for ASU during college baseball career - AZCentral

David Deen: Rising sea levels' implications for Vermont -


Scott Wilson, Hershel on 'The Walking Dead,' dies at 76 -

Michel Legrand, composer of 'Summer of '42,' 'Brian's Song' and 'Yentl,' dies at 86 -

Nancy Wilson, influential pop and jazz singer, dies at 81 -

Roy Clark obituary; the country musician was 85 - AZCentral

Thank you for your service - Chicagoland - Chicago Catholic

Watchdog group to investigate Maine Center for Disease Control, DHHS after accusations made - Bangor Daily News

Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 4.5.19 - Florida Politics

'Thor' actor Isaac Kappy dies in Arizona at age 42 - AZCentral

Georgia Engel, sweet-voiced Georgette on 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' dies at 70 - AZCentral

Peter Tork, lovable bassist from the Monkees, dies at 77 -

Earl Thomas Conley dies; '80s country great scored 18 No. 1 hits -

Reveling in a green scene - Press Herald

Chris Coons urges vote on Mueller bill: ‘Easiest way possible to prevent an entirely predictable constitutional crisis’ | TheHill - The Hill

Screen great Albert Finney dies at 82 -

Riverview specialists calmed patients after attack on nurse - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Fort Hays State University announces scholarship awards for 2018-19 - Hays Post

Grammy-winning R&B singer James Ingram dies at 66 -

Katherine Helmond, TV mom on 'Soap,' 'Who’s the Boss?' and 'Everybody Loves Raymond,' dies -

Stratham Co-operative Middle School Honor Roll – 4th Quarter -

Wes Craven, man behind 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream,' dies at 76 - CNN

Best Horror TV Shows of All Time - Rotten Tomatoes

When Selling Out Is Not a Sacrifice - Common Dreams

‘Castle Rock’ Reveals What Really Happened to Henry Deaver’s Dad - TheWrap

Roger Smith dies; Ann-Margret spouse and former heartthrob on TV's '77 Sunset Strip' -

University of Alabama Presidents List and Deans List Spring 2018 - Tuscaloosa News

Royalty, fans turn out for Montserrat Caballe's funeral in Barcelona -

Actress June Whitfield, 'Absolutely Fabulous' matriarch, dies at 93 -

Kentucky Primary Election Results - New York Times

Photo Flash: Saint Michael's Playhouse Opens 2018 Theater Season with Tony Award-Winning Musical ONCE - Broadway World

10 massive galleries of Indianapolis since 1900 - Indianapolis Star

ETSU's list of spring graduates - Johnson City Press (subscription)

Two Women Leave GOP Over Policy GOP Has Espoused 38 Years - Outside the Beltway

'Home Alone' actor John Heard dies at 72 -

MSU 2017 spring graduates listed by hometown - Montana State University

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/20/2018 - Broadway World

Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic, dies at 57 - AZCentral

Longmont-area home sales, April 30, 2017 - Longmont Times-Call

BWW Review: ONCE at Actors' Playhouse - Broadway World

Cooperative Middle School announces honor roll - News - - Portsmouth, NH -


668 people locked up in Greater Manchester in 2018 - Manchester Evening News

Vinessa Antoine to Leave ‘General Hospital,’ ABC to Recast Role - TheWrap

'90s teen idol Tommy Page dies in apparent suicide -

BWW Review: ONCE at Saint Michael's Playhouse - Broadway World

The Market for Americana in New York City - Maine Antique Digest

Great Moments in Connecticut's Film History | A&E - Connecticut Magazine

Charter school is approved despite claims of ties to Turkish cleric - The Boston Globe

When sexual harassment is used to equalise power - USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)

Chelmsford High Class of 2018 - Lowell Sun

Jeff Riley, Lawrence official, gets nod for state education commissioner - The Boston Globe

Millikin University graduates | | - Herald & Review