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Citizen's Guide - Andre Cushing


District: 33 (map)

Committe: Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development

Party: Republican

Previous Service: House: 124, 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 5%; AFL-CIO 6%; MCV 27%; MSEA 0%; NFIB 100%; MWL 26.5%; MEA 15%

2010 Ratings: MPA 0%; MCV 20%; NFIB 100%; SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 358-9447 (home)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: PO Box 211, Hampden


2012 Election

General: Cushing 11,985; Leighton 7,705
Primary: Cushing 1,462; Emerson 1,255
Spending: Cushing: $42,796.77 (Privately Financed) Leighton: $15,432.02 (Clean Elections Candidate)
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Cushing 2,783; Dodge 385; Wright 1,559
Primary: Unopposed

2008 Election

General: Cushing 2,974; Higgins 2,805
Primary: Cushing 417; Duprey 232; Briggs 156

In the News

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Outgoing Sen. Andre Cushing wins county commissioner seat - Bangor Daily News

Embattled Republican Maine senator won't seek re-election - Bangor Daily News

Senator fined for ethics violations runs for county commissioner - Bangor Daily News

Ethics commission fines state Sen. Andre Cushing $9000 - Press Herald

Maine GOP senator cited for ethics violations resigns leadership position - Bangor Daily News

Andre Cushing resigns leadership role in Maine Senate - Press Herald

Sister's lawsuit accuses Maine GOP Sen. Andre Cushing of misusing money from family businesses - Bangor Daily News

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018: Our plastic problem, Kavanaugh a fair jurist, revoke my security clearance - Bangor Daily News

2 Dems, 1 Republican flip Bangor-area seats in the Maine House - Bangor Daily News

More than half of Maine prescribers are now EPCS-enabled - Healthcare IT News

Collins undecided on next steps after alleged Kavanaugh victim comes forward - Bangor Daily News

A deadly rise in fentanyl demands swift action - Bangor Daily News

Supporters and opponents of Central Maine Power's proposed hydropower project testify to the Public Utilities Commission - WABI

Lawmaker who faced ethics investigation wins county seat - The State

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

2018-19 Football All-Scholastics - The Boston Globe

Maine news you need to know for Monday - Bangor Daily News

2020 primaries loom over GOP senators on Kavanaugh | TheHill - The Hill

Amy Volk of Scarborough elected assistant Republican leader of Maine Senate - Press Herald

Mainers can truly thrive under the Republican tax reforms - Bangor Daily News

Maine lawmaker wants adults to carry firearms on youth bear hunting day - Lewiston Sun Journal

Angus King quietly tries to fend off challenges from opposite ends of political spectrum - Bangor Daily News

Maine news in brief: Hunter's body found; Feds eye improved fishing monitoring off East Coast - Times Record

Maine Senate authorizes Thibodeau to wage court fight on ranked-choice voting - Bangor Daily News

Maine Election Results - New York Times

Maine Primary Election Results - New York Times

Maine Election Results: First House District - New York Times

Cushing's AWOL Aventure Rigs outfits custom vehicles for all manner of exploration -

Oxford Comma Dispute Is Settled as Maine Drivers Get $5 Million - The New York Times

Former homeless shelter director running for state Senate seat - Bangor Daily News

Cape Breton Screaming Eagles remain in contact with Wahlstrom family advisor ‘frequently’ - Cape Breton Post

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

No Overtime Pay for Milk-Truck Drivers (or Professors) – Lingua Franca - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

'Measures of Growth 2017' report: Maine gets 'red flag' for R&D - Mainebiz

Dubois appointed to Maine environmental post - Conway Daily Sun

Top legislators' PACs reap thousands from key donors - Press Herald

Litchfield atheist delivers landmark nonreligious invocation to open Maine Senate session - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine addiction experts blast drug task force recommendations - Bangor Daily News

I-Team: Maine lacks meth lab clean-up, disclosure laws - WGME

Ann Matlack wins Maine House District 92 race -

In Maine, a push in Legislature could lead to a rewrite of the U.S. Constitution - Press Herald

Missing Passadumkeag man's truck found in Penobscot River - Bangor Daily News

University of Maine at Fort Kent students named to spring 2018 dean's list - The County

Maine representative passes away unexpectedly - WGME

Repairs planned for Andre the Seal sculpture - By Louis Bettcher - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Maine: Settlement Reached in the Harvey Lembo Case - NRA ILA

LePage's bill to protect elderly facing tax lien foreclosure stripped - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Hulu's 'Castle Rock' is Not Just for Stephen King Fans ~ TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING - The Valley Patriot

The University of Maine at Fort Kent students named to spring 2018 dean's list - The County

Democrat wins Senate election after investigation reveals 'phantom ballots' for GOP opponent did not exist - Bangor Daily News

Bill seeks to restrict Maine towns' efforts to build high-speed internet networks - Press Herald

Why Maine should support a constitutional amendment to stabilize public employee pensions - Bangor Daily News

Hallowell, Winthrop eye care business to continue under new ownership - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

I-95 rest area in Hampden dedicated to Joshua Chamberlain - Bangor Daily News

The Ultimate Guide to Marin: Where to eat, drink, play + stay across the county - 7x7

Governor Signs Major Opioid Prescribing Reform Bill - The Maine Wire

Australian Financial Review - The Australian Financial Review

Jackson Lab: $15 wage is critical for job retention, recruitment - Bangor Daily News

Pingree backs bill to ban states from blocking municipal high-speed internet projects - Press Herald

The billionaire force behind GOP attempts to dismantle Maine's renewable energy standards - Bangor Daily News

Fantastic female finisher: Broderick powers to first in Blueberry Cove 13.1 - By Ken Waltz and Mark Haskell - Republican Journal

Dixmont residents upset over tax law implementation — Mid-Maine — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Maine State Chamber honors US Sen. Susan Collins - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel


Attorney general, secretary of state re-elected, state treasurer ousted by Legislature - Bangor Daily News

St. Johnsbury Academy | School - Caledonian Record

It's NFL free agent season. Here's a complete guide -

Langmesser remembered as one in a million - By Linda Dackman - Republican Journal

URI Football to Face William & Mary for First Time Since 2013 - GoLocalProv

Student news: Public voting begins for Sixth Annual Protect Me with 3+ Contest -

Rumford man sentenced on heroin trafficking plea - Daily Bulldog

2018 Houston Texans Offseason Preview: If I Was Brian Gaine - Battle Red Blog

Nearing his final months in office, a more polished Paul LePage emerges - Press Herald

Graduates listed: OBU to hold 104th Spring Commencement for 291 graduates - Shawnee News Star

The NRA’s Longstanding Campaign to Allow Guns in Public Housing Is Set for Its Latest Win - The Trace

Common Core standards have tea party seeing school takeover - Bangor Daily News

Democrats pick Freeport's Rep. Sara Gideon to be next speaker of Maine House - Press Herald

Postage stamps celebrate the works of Andrew Wyeth - Salisbury Post - Salisbury Post

Flatbread food truck coming to Rockport Harbor - By Louis Bettcher - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Maine doctors back 2 bills to restrict opioid prescriptions, but seek flexibility - Press Herald

Big solar worked to kill Maine solar energy bill - Press Herald

Boys' basketball: Team-by-team outlooks - Press Herald

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

Blockbuster Andrew Wyeth show at Brandywine River Museum of Art - LancasterOnline

2018 NFL Draft: Full 7-Round Mock Draft focusing on the Steelers’ picks - Behind the Steel Curtain

Pesticide-friendly bill from LePage mirrors model by secretive national group - Press Herald

The Shackling of the American City - Slate

BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST in Columbia, SC - Broadway World

You'll have to scroll for a long time to get through this list of police shooting victims -


Knox County deeds - Rockland - Camden - Knox - Courier-Gazette - Camden Herald - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

LePage refuses to swear in senator-elect over nomination spat with Democrats - Press Herald

February 2018 Onstage - American Theatre

Legislative committee blocks bill to expand Maine's New Markets tax credits - Press Herald

Discuss Spotlight part 1: Does Boston deserve its racist reputation? - The Boston Globe

2018 Top Basketball Recruits - 247Sports

The DVD Wrapup: Goldstone, Westwood, That Summer, Irish Surf, Wyeth, Barbershop, Jess Franco, Mambo Cool, Watcher, Rolling Stone at 50 … More - Movie City News

Bill to allow concealed weapons without permits draws hundreds to State House hearing - Press Herald

Newly sworn-in governor has a ball in Augusta - Press Herald

High school track and field state championship results - Bangor Daily News