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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CMP project would help expand broadband - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

New Penobscot County officers take the oath of office in Bangor - Bangor Daily News

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

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

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

University of Alabama Honors List Fall 2018 - Tuscaloosa News

Penobscot County wants a new jail for 300 inmates. Price tag? $65 million or more - Bangor Daily News

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

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

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

Maine Primary Election Results - New York Times

Dubois appointed to Maine environmental post | Local News - Conway Daily Sun

Maine Election Results: First House District - New York Times

Upset gives Democrats first-ever majority on Hancock County Commission - Bangor Daily News

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

Maine bill aims to prevent gun bans for public housing tenants - Bangor Daily News

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

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

Maine representative passes away unexpectedly - WGME

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

Bangor Republican defeats incumbent county treasurer in race he didn't expect to win - Bangor Daily News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2018-19 Football All-Scholastics - The Boston Globe

Maine Gov. Signs Bill Prohibiting Gun Bans in Public Housing - Breitbart News

2018-19 Boys' Soccer All-Scholastics - The Boston Globe

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

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

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

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

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

Maine Senate ethics panel clears legislator of allegation he defrauded taxpayers - Press Herald

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

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

Photos: PHOTOS FROM OUR READERS - The Patriot Ledger

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

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

‘Overlord’ Film Review: Great Video Game Movie That’s Not Based on a Video Game - TheWrap


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

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

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

In The News: April 2018 Archives - Fine Books & Collections Magazine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oakhurst Dairy Oxford comma dispute settled: drivers get $6.4 million - The Australian Financial Review

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

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

Novel explores the woman in Wyeth's 'Christina's World' - Toledo Blade


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

The Shackling of the American City - Slate

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

Hometown Sports: Windham softball takes down Pelham - Eagle-Tribune

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

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

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

Rumford man sentenced on heroin trafficking plea - Daily Bulldog

2017-18 Boys' Soccer All-Scholastics - The Boston Globe

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

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

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

Arson dogs hot on the training trail in Maine - Press Herald

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

High school state championships results for Class A, B, C track and field meets - Bangor Daily News

Remembering Rockport's celebrity seal - By Sarah E. Reynolds - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

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

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

February 2018 Onstage - American Theatre

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

UMF graduates 392 - Daily Bulldog

Deeds & Deals - Albany Times Union

Longtime 'king of the St. John Valley' deposed - Press Herald

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

Bridgton 4 on the Fourth: What a great way to spend the Fourth! - The Bridgton News

CMS announces third-quarter honor roll -