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Citizen's Guide - Walter Kumiega


District: 36 (map)

Committe: Marine Resources (Chair)

Party: Democratic

Family: Penny (Wife), 2 Children

Occupation: Carpenter/Contractor

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 91%; AFL-CIO 100%; MCV 100%; MSEA 83%; NFIB 20%; MWL 100%; MEA 92%


Phone: (207) 348-2548 (home) (207) 479-5459 (cell)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 36 Cedar Lane, Little Deer Isle


2012 Election

General: Kumiega III 3,206; Strauss 1,716
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Kumiega III: $4,868.88 (Clean Elections Candidate) Strauss: $7,594.93 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: MPA; MEA; MCV; EQME; AFL-CIO

2010 Election

General: Kumiega 2,359; Spofford 1,702
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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Kumiega reflects on eight years in the House - Island Ad-Vantages

Kumiega announces Senate run - The Ellsworth American

Kumiega withdraws from Maine Senate race - Island Ad-Vantages

Lobsterman fear bait shortage if herring quota cut - Lewiston Sun Journal

Voters approve CSD budget - Island Ad-Vantages

McDonald wins District 134 - Mount Desert Islander

Maine Lobster Industry Has Yet to Feel Full Impact of China Tariffs - Freepress Online

Eye on Augusta: Legislature Passes Child Welfare Bills - Freepress Online

CFO, WHCA unveil new name: Downeast Community Partners - The Ellsworth American

A very early look at what could be Maine's most interesting legislative races - Bangor Daily News

Marine Patrol officers honored in Augusta - The Ellsworth American

McDonald announces candidacy for House District 134 - Island Ad-Vantages

Landmark Legislation Spotlight: Maine's Flame Retardant Ban – National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) - National Caucus of Environmental Legislators

Education committee says state should pay for Maine teacher retirement costs - Bangor Daily News

Deer Isle-Stonington $6.6M school budget approved - The Ellsworth American

Former selectman to receive lifetime civic award - Island Ad-Vantages

Lobster trap tag limits bill founders - Mount Desert Islander

DMR, tribes are at odds over elvers - The Ellsworth American

Republican health care law already causing price spikes, fear - Bangor Daily News

Eye on Augusta: LGBTQ Conversion Therapy, Female Genital Mutilation & Internet Privacy - Freepress Online

Bill regulates flare disposal - Mount Desert Islander

Amendment could delay allowing migrating alewives and eels into Sheepscot Pond - Press Herald

Maine Native American Tribes Say Trust Is Deteriorating - New York Times

Vinalhaven girls enjoy April 11 visit to Maine State House - By Mark Haskell - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

State considering adding guardrail, asphalt to improve safety of Deer Isle causeway - Bangor Daily News

Eye on Augusta: Maine House Upholds Veto of Bill to Tax & Regulate Pot Sales - Freepress Online

Deer Isle-Stonington school budget approved - The Ellsworth American

In Maine's last open lobster zone, a feud over limiting newcomers - Press Herald

Lobster waiting list debate continues - Mount Desert Islander

Democrats pick Freeport's Sara Gideon to be Maine House speaker - By Scott Thistle, Portland Press Herald staff writer - Republican Journal

Many in Stonington, Maine's lobstering capital, keep quiet about drug problem - Press Herald

Maine tribes clash with state over elver license bill - Press Herald

Work on Deer Isle causeway shelved until funded by state - Island Ad-Vantages

Freeport Democrat Sara Gideon nominated as Maine's next House speaker - Bangor Daily News

Trade group says mosquito pesticides in proposed ban are less dangerous than sugar, table salt - Bangor Daily News

Strong start expected for Maine eel fishing - Press Herald

Passamaquoddy Tribe upset after Maine Department of Marine Resources pulls back from elver deal - Bangor Daily News

GOP rep bows out; poverty in Maine skyrockets; win a gas-powered alarm clock! - Bangor Daily News

Who may be representing you in Augusta, Knox County and Washington, D.C.? - By Stephen Betts - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald