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Citizen's Guide - Emily Cain


District: 30 (map)

Committe: Appropriations and Financial Affairs; Government Oversight Committee (Chair)

Party: Democratic

Previous Service: House: 122-125

2012 Ratings: MPA 86%; AFL-CIO 100%; MCV 91%; MSEA 83%; NFIB 20%; MWL 100%; MEA 100%

2010 Ratings: MPA 84%; AFL-CIO 100%; MCV 80%; NFIB 29%; SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 581-3263 (home)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 103 Forest Ave., Orono


2012 Election

General: Cain 11,021; Hathaway 6,537
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Cain: $21,364.84 (Clean Elections Candidate) Hathaway: $21,370.24 (Clean Elections Candidate)
Endorsements: MPA; MEA; MCV; MSEA; EQME; SC; AFL-CIO

2010 Election

General: Cain 1,958; Jackman 863
Primary: Unopposed

2008 Election

General: Cain 4,442; Unopposed
Primary: Unopposed

2006 Election

General: Cain 2,332; Cowan 640
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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Women in the Legislature: Maine Has a Record Number of Female Lawmakers in the State House - Maine Public

Most per vote, $131, spent on Golden in 2nd District - Times Record

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

Maine's 2018 2nd District race was costliest in state history - Times Record

Collins' vote for Kavanaugh sparks interest from potential Democratic challengers - Press Herald

Emily Cain hired to head Washington, D.C.-based Emily's List - Press Herald

Old Town High School first quarter honor roll - Bangor Daily News

National group pours $300K into Maine's Democratic gubernatorial primary - Bangor Daily News

A Kennedy comes to Kennebunkport and other updates in Maine’s 2nd District race - Bangor Daily News

Tracking the cash flow in Maine's expensive 2nd District race - Bangor Daily News

Poliquin-Golden race likely will come down to ranked-choice voting - Press Herald

Democrats may need more than Kavanaugh vote backlash to defeat Susan Collins in 2020 - Bangor Daily News

How beavers became a campaign issue in a Bangor-area Maine Senate race - Bangor Daily News

Golden confirmed as Democratic nominee in Maine's 2nd District - Bangor Daily News

Maine elected a record number of women to the Legislature in 2018 - Bangor Daily News

Golden keeps up swift fundraising pace in Maine's 2nd District - Bangor Daily News

GOP Super PAC Continues Attacks on Maine's Jared Golden - Roll Call

Poliquin touts experience as 'job creator,' but opponent says show me the evidence - Press Herald

'Ultimately We Didn't Win' — Emily Cain Reflects on 2nd District Loss -

Groups with little in common will unite to lobby Maine Legislature to return - Bangor Daily News

Democrats Look for a Mainer to Take on Poliquin - Roll Call

Poliquin's sale of family home renews focus on 2nd District residence - Bangor Daily News

HistoryIT hires Emily Cain as chief strategy officer - Mainebiz

Mainer Says Emily Cain Is 'One of Us' in Democratic Spot - Roll Call

How Maine's 2nd District went red and why it matters in 2018 - Bangor Daily News

'It's a huge step forward': School district finishing $56.5M in renovations - Bangor Daily News

Husband, hiker & history buff: Golden downplays party influence, takes aim at incumbent Poliquin - WCSH-WLBZ

Why Emily Cain announced another congressional bid so early - Bangor Daily News

Hypocrisy, thy name is Emily Cain - The Maine Wire

Poliquin stretches fundraising lead over Democrats in Maine's 2nd District - Bangor Daily News

Emily Cain strikes back at ads about teen girls' bodies - Press Herald

Maine Democrats are still looking for someone who can beat Poliquin - Bangor Daily News

Maine's Bruce Poliquin Loses in Ranked-Choice Voting - Roll Call

What Democrats must do to win back Maine's 2nd Congressional District - Bangor Daily News

What's the story with Maine's CD2 Race? - Bangor Daily News

The contradictions hidden in money trail of Maine GOP governor's race - Bangor Daily News

The New Director of Emily’s List Wants You to Run for Office - TIME

Bruce Poliquin gets the numbers wrong about blank ballots in 2nd District race - Lewiston Sun Journal

When House Challengers Have Their Districts to Themselves - Roll Call

Both Parties Will Contest Maine's Massive 2nd District - Daily Yonder

Mary Mayhew once worked for Democrats. Now she wants to beat them and extend LePage's legacy. - Bangor Daily News

A clash of money and values revealed among Democrats for governor - Bangor Daily News

Maine Press Gives Emily Cain a Free Pass (to Hollywood) - The Maine Wire

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

Poliquin heads into re-election fight with nearly $2 million in campaign coffers - Press Herald

In Maine, history favors its 2nd District incumbents - Press Herald

Compromise on latest Maine gun control effort faces long odds - Bangor Daily News

Emily Cain wins Democrats' 2nd District primary — Elections — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Sen. Susan Collins already facing post-Kavanaugh wave of potential Dem challengers - Fox News

Please, I beg you, ignore the polls - Bangor Daily News

IRS filings show progressive heavy-hitters bankrolling Maine PAC seeking to influence 2018 races - Bangor Daily News

Jared Golden, a leading Democrat in Maine House, announces run for U.S. Congress - Press Herald

Analysis: Women's participation in politics a sea change, not a wave - Press Herald

Students choose Shawn Moody for governor in mock vote - Bangor Daily News

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

Emily Cain speaks to Boys Scouts in Belgrade - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Democrats Eyeing Maine Natives to Unseat Bruce Poliquin - Roll Call

In their own words: Emily Cain - WMTW Portland

She Used to Work for Democrats. Now This Candidate for Maine Governor Wants to Beat Them. - Governing

Maine leads nation in choosing women for US Senate - Bangor Daily News

In Maine elections, big spenders weren't always big winners - Press Herald

Local Girl Scouts awarded Future Leaders Scholarships - Lewiston Sun Journal

Billionaires, others pouring money into Maine's U.S. House race - Lewiston Sun Journal

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018: No corporate welfare for General Dynamics, oppose EPA cuts, another school shooting - Bangor Daily News

Poll conducted for Democrat shows close race in 2nd District - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Democratic, independent candidates for Congress share views at MDIHS - Mount Desert Islander

Cain, Baldacci share stage, criticism of Poliquin - Press Herald

Augusta women's march draws more than 3000 -

Female candidate fights claims of body-shaming for tackling childhood obesity - The Guardian

Inside Windham -

Democratic Women Are Running for Governor. Men and Money Stand in Their Way. - The New York Times

Dirigo Girls State kicks off at Husson University - WABI

Girl Scouts of Maine hold 'Passion to Action' event - WGME

Collins and Murkowski Face Political Repercussions at Home for Their Kavanaugh Positions - New York Magazine

IE expenditures show expanding House map - Politico

Poliquin 'looking to downsize,' selling Oakland home — Politics — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Susan Collins reaps the rewards for supporting Brett Kavanaugh - Salon

Nation's eyes on Maine's 2nd District - Press Herald

Greg Kesich: In case you missed it, two candidates for governor just got good news - Press Herald

POLITICO Playbook PM: Pelosi hits at Trump over special counsel, goads potential challenger - POLITICO

JUSTICE KAVANAUGH -- House GOP majority collapsing -- DEMS TARGET COLLINS AFTER SCOTUS VOTE -- Conaway-Stabenow clash threatens farm bill - Politico

As Maine's 2nd District Goes, So Goes the Nation? - Roll Call

Winter Reading guide: Books to thrill, inspire, amuse, and delight in the dark, cold days to come - City Pages

Democrats Score Marine Veteran to Challenge Poliquin - Roll Call

New GOP television ad targets Golden's positions — and tattoo - Lewiston Sun Journal

Jared Golden is the Democrats' nominee to face Poliquin - Times Record

Cain forged experience in political compromise, relationships before 2nd District run - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Joe Baldacci drops out of race in Maine's 2nd District - Bangor Daily News

Poll shows Jared Golden has a shot at winning 2nd District congressional race - Lewiston Sun Journal

Poll, reactions to speech show Maine's opinion of Trump has changed little in a year - Bangor Daily News

The last time Maine's 2nd District ousted a congressman? 1916 - Lewiston Sun Journal

Why This Vulnerable Freshman Is Surprising People - Roll Call

Janet Mills' campaign for governor gets endorsement from Emily's List - Press Herald

Politics & Other Mistakes: Rankled and wrecked -

Joe Baldacci, brother of former Maine governor, files papers to run for Congress - Press Herald

Democratic Ad Says Bruce Poliquin Doesn't 'Fit' Maine's 2nd District - Roll Call

Waterville roots, energy, rapport with people inform Poliquin's quest, those who know him say - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Pro-Trump Super PAC to spend $1 million to help Bruce Poliquin - Lewiston Sun Journal

A year after the biggest protest in American history, Maine women plan to march again - Bangor Daily News

This Democrat Received “A+” Ratings From the NRA. Today We'll Find Out If Voters Care. - Mother Jones