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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 run for state Senate - Mount Desert Islander

Kumiega withdraws from Maine Senate race - Island Ad-Vantages

Voters approve CSD budget - Island Ad-Vantages

McDonald wins District 134 - Mount Desert Islander

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

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

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

Lobster trap tag limits bill founders - Mount Desert Islander

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

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

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

Marine Patrol officers honored in Augusta - The Ellsworth American

Herring quota's sting may lead Maine lobstermen to sit out next spring - Press Herald

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

Bill regulates flare disposal - Mount Desert Islander

Deer Isle-Stonington school budget approved - The Ellsworth American

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

Plan to allow alewives, eels in Sheepscot Pond might be delayed again - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LePage veto survives House, killing Bar Harbor port authority bill - Bangor Daily News