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Citizen's Guide - Kenneth Fredette


District: 25 (map)

Committe: Minority Leader -

Party: Republican

Family: Cynthia Ann (Wife), 2 Children

Occupation: Attorney

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 10%; AFL-CIO 6%; MCV 18%; MSEA 0%; NFIB N/A; MWL 58%; MEA 0%

2010 Ratings: SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 368-5562 (business)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: P. O. Box 70, Newport


2012 Election

General: Fredette 3,342; Austin 1,084
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Fredette: $10,070.10 (Privately Financed) Austin: No Report (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Fredette 2,705; Austin 927
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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How a 'failure in leadership' undermined a push to expand monitoring of alleged domestic abusers - Bangor Daily News

Primary Election Profile: Ken Fredette - Maine Public

Gov. LePage offers congratulations to election winners - WGME

Being LePage's closest legislative ally hasn't helped Ken Fredette in race to succeed him - Bangor Daily News

State of Maine: Not a lot of love for Fredette - Mount Desert Islander

Ken Fredette, a key LePage legislative ally, jumps into 2018 governor's race - Bangor Daily News

Nick Isgro among three candidates for key Maine GOP position - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

LePage weighs in on who should lead Maine Republicans after 2018 election losses - Bangor Daily News

Controversial Waterville mayor among three candidates for key Maine GOP position - Times Record

Maine Republican Party asks candidate to drop out due to domestic violence allegations - WGME

Waterville Mayor Isgro elected Maine GOP vice chairman - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine Senate Democrats and Republicans choose new leaders - Press Herald

Maine's GOP governor's race is more about style than substance - Bangor Daily News

Pot advocates help finance gubernatorial bid of leading marijuana opponent - Press Herald

Maine Governor LePage: black and Hispanic people are ‘the enemy’ - The New Civil Rights Movement

Republican Candidates Compete to Out-LePage Each Other - Freepress Online

Donald Trump Jr. meets with top Maine Republicans at event in Portland - WGME

Mistrust, Blame Reign As Maine Lawmakers Lurch To Adjournment - Maine Public

Republican legislative candidate asked to drop out of race due to criminal history - WGME

Ken Fredette: By avoiding federal law, sanctuary cities endanger public safety - Press Herald

How these Democratic leaders hope to fix what they believe LePage broke - Bangor Daily News

Maine Republican Party leadership facing challenge in wake of defeats - Press Herald

These Democrats want to be Maine's next attorney general - Bangor Daily News

Eric Brakey tests the waters for a 2020 run against Jared Golden - Bangor Daily News

House speaker says if legislator broke gun law, he should resign 'immediately' - Press Herald

Shawn Moody wins Republican nomination for governor - WMTW Portland

Guns become an early issue in Maine's tight 2nd District race - Bangor Daily News

After extensive losses, Maine Republicans regrouping and strategizing - Press Herald

Maine's ballot initiative process serves outside interests, not Maine people. - The Maine Wire

LePage ally pitches new Maine budget deal that costs more than rejected compromise - Bangor Daily News

Energy priorities shift as a new administration takes hold - Press Herald

Donald Trump Jr. to visit Maine to raise money for Republicans - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

How Paul LePage stormed to power, fought to keep it and changed Maine politics - Bangor Daily News

Legislature hands LePage a win on child protection bill - Lewiston Sun Journal

Donald Trump Jr. Raises Money For Maine Republicans - Maine Public

Election spending in Maine topped $65 million in 2018. Democrats spent more than half of it. - Bangor Daily News

Donald Trump Jr. to Rally for Maine Republicans - Voice of America

Maine GOP lawmaker says he'll pray for Democrats who publicized his 1980s drug arrests - Bangor Daily News

Meet the candidates running to replace LePage - Pine Tree Watch

LePage won't be a docile lame duck - Bangor Daily News

Our View: In Rep. Pierce's case, party leaders fall short - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Republican candidates for governor make their case at state convention - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Where Republicans who want to succeed LePage stand on key issues - Bangor Daily News

What's keeping Maine lawmakers from finishing their work - Bangor Daily News

LePage likely to veto bill to extend pot sales moratorium – and seek longer delay - Press Herald

By wide margin, House passes bill that would launch Maine's recreational marijuana market - Press Herald

In final State of the State address, LePage stands firm on Medicaid expansion, says 'our job is not done' - Press Herald

Legislature nears the end of its tumultuous session – which was supposed to conclude in April - Press Herald

Winslow High School second-quarter honor roll - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Republican candidates for governor meet for first debate at Colby College - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine lawmakers continue to stumble on path to legal marijuana - Bangor Daily News

LePage wants to delay Maine legal pot sales until 2019 - Bangor Daily News

In a Republican primary that leaves out moderates, Shawn Moody is top choice - Bangor Daily News

Maine public campaign funding hangs in limbo as lawmakers keep squabbling - Bangor Daily News

State ends fiscal year in the black as LePage touts record savings for Maine - Press Herald

Maine's short government shutdown was months in the making - Bangor Daily News

False equivalence - Mount Desert Islander

Unfinished legislative session is epitome of government dysfunction - Bangor Daily News

Meet the candidates for governor - By Kaitlin Cough, Pine Tree Watch Correspondent - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Eye on Augusta: Mills Releases Senior Housing Bonds, Isgro Elected GOP Vice Chair - Freepress Online

New tax law to benefit low-income Mainers, avoid complications for companies - Press Herald

GOP's hold straw poll, hear from Gov. LePage - Boothbay Register

Maine Senate President Mike Thibodeau quits GOP race to succeed LePage - Bangor Daily News

Westbrook lawmaker accused of misconduct with students resigns his House seat - Press Herald

Maine’s top candidates for governor throw jabs but no knockout punches in debate - Bangor Daily News

Party unity takes a back seat as candidates for governor air attack ads with primaries drawing near - Press Herald

NRA gives 'A' grades to Republicans in Maine governor's race; Guess what the Democrats got - Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine GOP candidates similar, yet different - Lewiston Sun Journal

Denied public funds, Maine Republican House leader to tap private funding for lawyer in veto case - Press Herald

Money race for Blaine House tightens as Maine's campaign season heats up - Press Herald

Crowded field of candidates looking to succeed LePage - The Ellsworth American

Maine launches electronic monitoring program for high-risk domestic violence offenders - Bangor Daily News

Ranked-choice voting runs afoul of Maine Constitution, Supreme Court says - WGME

LePage expected to keep Down East prison open after recommending closure - Bangor Daily News

Senior housing bond bill falls to LePage veto - Press Herald

Tax cut rift between Maine Republican Senate, House leaders deepens - Bangor Daily News

Maine lawmakers can't find 'clarity' on legal pot sales, leaving voter-approved law in limbo - Bangor Daily News

Mainers Approve Medicaid Expansion in a Landslide - Freepress Online

LePage laid off state workers during the 2013 federal shutdown. Mills has no plans to do so. - Bangor Daily News

Maine lawmakers revisit rules for sale of recreation marijuana - WGME

Maine lawmakers make progress on spending deal - Seattle Times

Letter to the editor: Writer condemned Mary Mayhew, but shouldn't stop there - Press Herald

GOP candidate for Maine House arrested - WGME

Maine Senate President Mike Thibodeau jumps into 2018 race for governor - Bangor Daily News

Who Will Maine Republicans Pick to Replace Paul LePage? - The Weekly Standard

Bill to make sale of recreational marijuana legal in Maine faces uncertain fate - Press Herald

LePage effectively endorses racial profiling in Maine's battle against drug addiction - Press Herald

Maine House stalls LePage's effort to block wind energy development - Bangor Daily News

Shawn Moody: Self-made millionaire runs on authenticity - Press Herald

Shawn Moody tells Republicans at rally he'd carry on LePage's legacy - Press Herald

Maine Senate President Mike Thibodeau drops out of governor's race - Press Herald

House, Senate override LePage's veto and enact $6.7 billion state budget - Bangor Daily News

Moody announces GOP gubernatorial bid run by LePage insiders - Bangor Daily News

Fredette says his welfare reform bill likely dead on arrival - Bangor Daily News

Shawn Moody Takes Republican Nomination For Governor - Maine Public

What Maine learned from its first ranked-choice election - Bangor Daily News

Primary field for Maine governor narrowed to 12 in the two major parties - Press Herald

Legislature reconvenes with pot law facing host of questions - Press Herald

Augusta's Iron Lady - The Maine Wire

Mark Eves' budget brinksmanship - The Maine Wire