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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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Lewiston legislators to hold public office hours - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

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

Lewiston matches statewide election results | Lewiston - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

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

University of Alabama Honors List Fall 2018 - Tuscaloosa News

Here's where the Maine House of Representatives candidates stand on key issues - Bangor Daily News

Maine Primary Election Results - New York Times

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

Susan Collins checks out instead of speaking up - Boston Herald

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

Mills campaign announces endorsement from Brennan -

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

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

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

Plymouth records - Wicked Local

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

Increased violence at Maine's psych hospital prompts reform - Bangor Daily News

Muslim in Maine: Coping with mistrust, counting on faith, community - The Forecaster

Rail crossing: What will it take for Maine to build a passenger train to L-A and beyond? - Mainebiz Daily

Lewiston Democrats say GOP candidate does not live in House district she aims to represent - Bangor Daily News

19 Books Like 'Castle Rock' That Are Just As Creepy As The Stephen King-Inspired TV Show - Bustle

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

Rail service from Portland to Lewiston-Auburn would cost $138 million, study says - Bangor Daily News

Thank you for your service - Chicagoland - Chicago Catholic

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

Cooperative Middle School announces first quarter honor roll -

Roy Clark obituary; the country musician was 85 - AZCentral


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

Why The Epilogue Is Actually The Most Disturbing Part Of 'The Handmaid's Tale' - Bustle

25 Books to Read Before They Become Movies in 2019 -

The top 10 scariest horror film villains - Sioux City Journal

Photo Flash: Actors Theatre Presents Fifth Third Bank's DRACULA - Broadway World

Trump Has Found His Roy Cohn in Matt Whitaker - New York Magazine

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

Kentucky Primary Election Results - New York Times

What's The Scariest Book Set In Your State? Here Are All 50 Answers - Bustle

Wyoming Valley West High School students named to Honor Roll - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

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

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

Chef-turned-TV host Anthony Bourdain dies at 61 -

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

10 massive galleries of Indianapolis since 1900 - Indianapolis Star

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

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

University of Alabama President's List and Dean's List Spring 2018 - Tuscaloosa News

Influence Latest on the legislative staffing merry-go-round With a tip of the hat to - Florida Politics

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

Record book takes a beating and Old Glory flies at Anchorage RunFest - Anchorage Daily News

Efforts In the United States - Archons

Best Horror TV Shows of All Time - Rotten Tomatoes

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

On Obamacare, the Department of Justice Is Standing Against the Rule of Law - New York Magazine

It’s Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Now - New York Magazine

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

I Thought Travel Writing Wasn't Meant For Me — Until I Read One Book Of Black Stories - Bustle

Did Carrie White Survive Prom Night? Fan Theory Suggests She's Alive in CASTLE ROCK - Dread Central

BWW Review: ONCE at Actors' Playhouse - Broadway World

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


Democrats Are Rushing Into a Job Guarantee. It Could Be a Huge Mistake. - New York Magazine

Theater UnCorked Announces Cast for SWEENEY TODD IN CONCERT - Broadway World

10 Ways Stephen King's Books Are All Creepily Connected To Each Other - Bustle

When Selling Out Is Not a Sacrifice - Common Dreams

MSU 2017 spring graduates listed by hometown - Montana State University

'Home Alone' actor John Heard dies at 72 -

University of Alabama President's List and Dean's List fall 2017 - Tuscaloosa News

Stephen King Has TWO New Books Coming Out This Year & They Sound Shocking AF - Bustle

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

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

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

Donald Trump Has Never Been More Dangerous Than He Is Now - New York Magazine

President George HW Bush obituary | Register - The Times

How Trump’s Saturday Night Massacre Might Start With Jeff Sessions - New York Magazine

Reform Food Stamps for Good Nutrition - Barron's

The Hill’s Morning Report: Michael Cohen’s big day in court | TheHill - The Hill

How Do We Cope With Trump? - New York Magazine

Blackstone Valley Tech Grads Secure $6 Million in Scholarships - GoLocal Worcester

ETSU announces Fall Semester 2017 Dean's List - Johnson City Press (subscription)

Millikin University graduates | | - Herald & Review

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy announces the Honor Roll for the First Quarter, 2017-2018 - Foster's Daily Democrat

Dangerous dams in Upstate? - Greenville News

Actors' Playhouse Announces Complete Cast For Eight-time Tony Award-Winning Musical ONCE - Broadway World

Schumer's shutdown performance sparks unrest in his ranks - Politico

University of Alabama Winter Commencement 2017 full list of graduates - Tuscaloosa News

Predicting NCAAs With The Butler Projections Nov 6, 2017 With NCAAs two weeks away and a - FloTrack

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

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

Chicago Marathon Thanks Thousands of Volunteers: Read Their Names - NBC Chicago

Longtime TV news anchor Jim Vance dies -

Lake County marriage licenses, July 2017 -

'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies -

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

In remembrance: Locals who passed on in June - Bloomington Pantagraph

Brunswick County District Court | Court | - State Port Pilot

2017 Preps All-Scholastics - The Boston Globe

Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, a Phoenix native, dies of apparent suicide -

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