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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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Politicking from the heart - WCSH-WLBZ

Despite big gains, women have 'a long way to go' in politics, Emily Cain says - Lewiston Sun Journal

Discussing more women in politics: 'The New Normal' - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

68 arrested in drug ring at Upstate NY disc golf music festival, state police say -

Calling all challengers - Pine Tree Watch

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

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

The effort to unseat Susan Collins in 2020 is already underway - CNN

Hypocrisy, thy name is Emily Cain - The Maine Wire

Democrats aren't racing to run against Susan Collins in 2020 - Bangor Daily News

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

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

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

Most per vote, $131, spent on Golden in 2nd District - Press Herald

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

What is Dems' quest to unseat Collins missing? A candidate - Associated Press

Ranked-choice voting has not produced what we were promised - The Maine Wire

Maine's 2018 2nd District race was costliest in state history - Press Herald

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

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

After Sen. Collins' Kavanaugh Vote, Challengers Rise for 2020 Seat - NECN

ETSU announces spring dean's list - Johnson City Press (subscription)

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

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

When House Challengers Have Their Districts to Themselves - Roll Call

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

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

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

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

UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy is officially inaugurated - The Maine Campus

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

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

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

What's the story with Maine's CD2 Race? | From Below and to the Left - Bangor Daily News

Bruce Poliquin sold his family home, reviving questions about his 2nd District residence - Bangor Daily News

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

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

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

Maine Democrats are still looking for someone who can beat Poliquin - WGME

Democrats Eyeing Maine Natives to Unseat Bruce Poliquin - Roll Call

Poliquin leaves campaign coffers empty to repay loan to himself - Press Herald

Hotly contested 2nd District race may decide control of U.S. House - Press Herald

Local Davis & Elkins students earn spots on President's List, Dean's List - My Buckhannon

Democrat Back for Rematch With Freshman Republican - Roll Call

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

New attack ad in heated 2nd District race takes Jared Golden to task for his tattoos - Press Herald

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

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

IE expenditures show expanding House map - Politico

Mt. Abram High announces second quarter honor roll recipients - Lewiston Sun Journal

Jim Fossel: Give LePage credit for his accomplishments - Press Herald

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

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

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

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

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

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

NRA Smears Maine Congressional Candidate By Distorting What She Said About Background Checks On Gun Sales - Media Matters for America

Democrats Score Marine Veteran to Challenge Poliquin - Roll Call

Jared Golden is Democrats' nominee to challenge Rep. Poliquin - Press Herald

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

Poll conducted for Democrat shows close race in 2nd District - Press Herald

Even After Electoral Defeat, Campaign Email Lists Don't Die - Roll Call

Super PACs already filling fall TV slots with ads for Maine's 2nd District race - Press Herald

Poliquin wins 2nd District rematch over Cain - Press Herald

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

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

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

Rich Candidates, Poor House Districts - Roll Call

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

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

Mt. Abram High School releases 3rd quarter honor roll list - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

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

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

Poliquin, winner of 2nd District race, says he'll 'work with anybody' - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Poliquin defends voting record on LGBT measure amid political blitz - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Trump's best shot to win in a blue state - Politico

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

Old Town High School Second Quarter Honor Roll - Lewiston Sun Journal

Why candidate St. Clair has another think coming - Bangor Daily News

Man behind 'Build the Wall' GoFundMe has reportedly made a potentially lucrative contact list thanks to a shadowy email-harvesting operation - Business Insider

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

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

Liberal Pac Circulates Threatening Mailer to Infrequent Maine Voters - The Maine Wire

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

Lucas St. Clair launches bid to unseat Poliquin in Congress - WGME

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

Local Girl Scouts awarded Future Leaders Scholarships - Lewiston Sun Journal

These Eight Women Could Change the Ratio in Congress for Good - Elle

My Brother Died From an Overdose a Year Ago Today - The Maine Wire

Androscoggin County Criminal Court - Lewiston Sun Journal

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

This Female Marine Veteran's Campaign Announcement Is Anything But Forgettable - Refinery29

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

Mills campaign announces endorsement from Brennan -

Bruce Poliquin declines to explain his repeated 'job creator' claim - Lewiston Sun Journal

Spruce Mountain High School first quarter honor roll - Lewiston Sun Journal