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Citizen's Guide - Ralph Chapman


District: 37 (map)

Committe: Marine Resources

Party: Democratic

Family: Rebecca Poole (Wife), 5 Children

Occupation: Educator

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 100%; AFL-CIO 94%; MCV 100%; MSEA 83%; NFIB 20%; MWL 100%; MEA 92%


Phone: (207) 326-0899 (home)


Official Website

Address: 455 Varnumville Road, Brooksville


2012 Election

General: Chapman 2,958; Hutchins 2,349
Primary: Chapman 436; Schatz 291
Spending: Chapman: $4,848.60 (Clean Elections Candidate) Hutchins: $5,351.75 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: MPA; MEA; MCV; EQME; AFL-CIO

2010 Election

General: Chapman 2,266; Leach 2,231
Primary: Chapman 580; Wootten 514

In the News

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Ralph Chapman reflects on eight years in the Maine House - Castine Patriot

Finding love in tragic tale - The Ellsworth American

Local sports: Bangor Raceway results; golf scores — Harness Racing — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Meet Rep. Ralph Chapman - Mount Desert Islander

Rep. Chapman joins Maine Green Party | Castine Patriot | Penobscot Bay Press - The Weekly Packet

Lawmaker's party switch gives Greens a seat in the Maine House - Bangor Daily News

Rep. Ralph Chapman drops out of Democratic Party - Castine Patriot

Two Democratic lawmakers drop out of party - Press Herald

What you missed while Maine lawmakers were squabbling - Bangor Daily News

Police log | Lewiston - Lewiston Sun Journal

Rep. Karl Ward withdraws from House race - Castine Patriot

Four people vie for two Selectboard seats in Readfield - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Former inn owner seeking House seat - The Ellsworth American

SJC orders release of Wayne Chapman, convicted child rapist - The Boston Globe

Presque Isle Criminal Docket, December 2018 - The County

Pebworth announces candidacy for Maine House | Castine Patriot - Penobscot Bay Press

Helen W. Chapman - The Lincoln County News

What to watch for in this weekend's Maine political party conventions -

Midcoast Actors' casts 'The Crucible' - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal

Midcoast Actors present The Crucible -

Metal Mining Pollution: A Serious Threat to Maine - Natural Resources Council of Maine

A Maine river of many faces draws strong support - Castine Patriot

Midcoast Actors' opens 'The Crucible' - Belfast - Waldo - Republican Journal

History Made: Independents Now Control Balance of Power in Maine - IVN News

Maine Legislature will return next week for special session - Bangor Daily News

Republican lawmaker Norm Higgins to leave party - Press Herald

Opponents attack proposed metal mining rules in Maine - Bangor Daily News

New England confronts messy mining legacy - Concord Monitor

Maine House approves strict mining rules - Press Herald

Maine House passes bill to provide BIW with $45 million in tax incentives - Press Herald

Brothers open Mapleton garage - The County

LD 1750: A study in how special interests get their way in the Maine legislature - Pine Tree Watch

Local sports: MSGA; canoe racing; Little League; scores - Bangor Daily News

Woolwich voters choose to fund their own ambulance service - Wiscasset Newspaper

Independent lawmakers gain clout in Augusta with staff, office space - Press Herald

Webber, Chapman lead Wolverine track teams - Wiscasset Newspaper

Deaths in Central Florida: 3/3 - Orlando Sentinel

Proposal to protect Maine farm animals likely to fail - Press Herald

Lawmakers propose fix to Maine's food sovereignty law - Press Herald

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

Probe of racist photo on Virginia governor’s yearbook page completed - PBS NewsHour

Local sports: PVC All-Academic teams; golf scores; Bangor Raceway starters - Bangor Daily News

Opinion | The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 2400+ Law Professors. - New York Times

Lots of effort went into writing Maine's mining rules, but they're still too weak - Bangor Daily News

Wayne A. Jordan - Lewiston Sun Journal

Virginia’s Gov. Northam says that wasn’t him in racist photo - PBS NewsHour

Maine law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty - Bangor Daily News

Maine governor signs abortion access law - WSLS 10

Valley Voice: Off to the Home Garden Flower and Cannabis Show - Conway Daily Sun

Festival Calendar | New Hampshire Public Radio - New Hampshire Public Radio

Top graduates 2019: When their hard work meets the future - St. Paul Pioneer Press

How ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Got Alan Menken to Write the Ultimate Alan Menken Parody - TheWrap

Finalists named for the Midcoast Sports Hall of Fame 2018 High School Athlete of the Year - Wiscasset Newspaper

This Week’s Wedding Announcements - The New York Times

How to navigate a political apology - PBS NewsHour

Remembering Ed Chapman, career Marine and coach of youth sports -

High fluoride levels found in some private wells in Maine - Press Herald

Here are the guests that members of Congress are bringing to the State of the Union - CNN

Virtually every movie coming out this summer - Los Angeles Times - Los Angeles Times

‘A Star Is Born': How Bradley Cooper Worked for 6 Months to Become Country Singer Jackson Maine - TheWrap

63 years of stars: BDN All-Maine Schoolboy Basketball Teams, 1956-2018 - Bangor Daily News

Virginia governor Northam says he will not resign over racist photo - PBS NewsHour

Meet the toy versions of the hilariously casual Disney princesses of 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' - Yahoo Entertainment

Spring 2019 Dean's List · News - Keene State College

Guest list: Here's who you'll see at the State of the Union - Roll Call

Middletown high students make 2nd-quarter honors for 2018-19 - Middletown Press

Many testify against revising Maine mining rules - Press Herald

Irving lowers Rep. Martin's bankruptcy debt by $150k and Martin pushes another Irving firm's mining interests - Pine Tree Watch

Woman details sex accusation roiling Virginia politics - PBS NewsHour

University of Alabama full graduation list for spring 2019 - Tuscaloosa News

Publisher's Platform: The Hepatitis A broken record — Restaurant workers should be vaccinated - Food Safety News

Shields and Brooks on Va. turmoil, Supreme Court ruling - PBS NewsHour

Shields and Brooks on Northam racism scandal, abortion furor - PBS NewsHour

Maine Voices: The real road to nowhere would be the east-west corridor - Press Herald

University of Alabama Honors List Fall 2018 - Tuscaloosa News

Folk Music and Dance Calendar 5.11.19 | New Hampshire Public Radio - New Hampshire Public Radio

NRA Goes on Downgrade Spree in the Wake of GOP Defections - The Trace

Maine Primary Election Results - New York Times

What do Democratic candidates need to make the first 2020 debates? - PBS NewsHour

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016: Capitalism more effective than socialism, we can't afford TPP, Angus King ignores people on national park - Bangor Daily News

Local golf results - Lewiston Sun Journal

Calendar Listings for the Week beginning July 18 - Freepress Online

Wolverines dominate MVC track and field meet - Wiscasset Newspaper

Democrats campaigned to raise teacher pay. For now, more are prepared to strike - PBS NewsHour

Democratic presidential candidates marking Selma anniversary - PBS NewsHour

Wolverines collar Lisbon Greyhounds 3-1 - Wiscasset Newspaper

Sen. Alfond's bill to help wind farm industry was written by developers - Press Herald

July property transfers - Boothbay Register

Shields and Brooks on abortion battles, 2020 generation gap - PBS NewsHour

Eddie Vedder Inspired Bradley Cooper’s ‘Star Is Born’ Character: ‘He Was Like, What? Bro, Don’t Do That’ - TheWrap

Folk Music and Dance Calendar 5.26.19 - New Hampshire Public Radio

Central Maine Community College announces dean's list - Lewiston Sun Journal

Why conservative think tanks thrive in liberal WA | Opinion - Crosscut

A-State Announces 2019 Spring Graduation List - ASU News

RHOC's Tamra Judge Reunites with Estranged Ex-Husband Simon for Daughter Sophia's Dance - Yahoo Entertainment

Maine Legislature overrides LePage budget veto, avoids state shutdown - Bangor Daily News

The 25 most competitive House races in the 2018 midterms - INSIDER

"Everyone has Herb stories": Remembering Southwest Airlines co-founder Herb Kelleher - USA TODAY

State battles on abortion policy anticipate a post-Roe world - PBS NewsHour

Veterans enjoy sunny cruise around Southport Island - Boothbay Register