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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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What is Dems' quest to unseat Collins missing? A candidate - North Platte Telegraph

Politics & Other Mistakes: Maine's U.S. Senate candidates ranked - The Forecaster

Susan Collins has plenty of money for a re-election bid - Bangor Daily News

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

Politics & Other Mistakes: US Senate candidates ranked - Daily Bulldog

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

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

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

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

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

Golden defeats Poliquin in contested 2nd District ranked-choice count - Bangor Daily News

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

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

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

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

Hypocrisy, thy name is Emily Cain - The Maine Wire

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

Maine governor’s success sometimes overshadowed by mouth - Miami Herald

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

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

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

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

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

When House Challengers Have Their Districts to Themselves - Roll Call

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Poliquin leaves campaign coffers empty to repay a $100K loan to himself - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

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

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

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

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

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

In their own words: Emily Cain - WMTW Portland

University of Alabama Honors List Fall 2018 - Tuscaloosa News

Democrats Eyeing Maine Natives to Unseat Bruce Poliquin - Roll Call

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

Democrats aren't racing to run against Susan Collins in 2020 - Insurance News Net

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

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

MMI Preparatory School magazine receives superior rating - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

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

Poliquin-Golden race likely will come down to ranked-choice voting - Times Record

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

Cain and Poliquin Remain Tied in Democratic Poll of Maine's 2nd District - Roll Call

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

Susan Collins reaps the rewards for supporting Brett Kavanaugh - Salon

Janet Mills is Democrats' choice in race to succeed LePage - Bangor Daily News

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

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

IE expenditures show expanding House map - Politico

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

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

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

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

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

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

Democrats Score Marine Veteran to Challenge Poliquin - Roll Call

Out On the Town: DC arts and entertainment highlights - January 31-February 6 - Metro Weekly

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

Why This Vulnerable Freshman Is Surprising People - Roll Call

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

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

Northeast Pennsylvania residents graduate from Wilkes University - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jim Fossel: State must build on LePage's economic success - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

King’s College students embark on student teaching experience - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

DCCC Names First 16 Candidates to 'Red to Blue' Program - Roll Call

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

Trump talks Saudi Arabia on '60 Minutes' - POLITICO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Daniel Williams named interim director of Collins Center for the Arts - Bangor Daily News

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

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

Report: Poliquin often was late paying property taxes - Bangor Daily News

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

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

Veteran launches Dem congressional bid in Maine | TheHill - The Hill

Splintered governor's field makes unity — and winning — a challenge for Maine Democrats - Bangor Daily News

Opinion | The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 2400+ Law Professors. - New York Times