Anne Graham

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Anne Graham
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Maine House of Representatives, District 109
Former member
In office
2010 - 2014
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sBoston College
Master'sYale University, 1986
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 17, 1959
Place of birthBangor, Maine
ProfessionPediatric Nurse
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Anne P. Graham (b. January 17, 1959) is a former Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 109 from 2010 to 2014.

Biography

Graham earned her B.S. in Nursing from Boston College in 1981 and her M.S. in Pediatric Nursing from Yale University in 1986. Her professional experience includes working as a pediatric nurse practitioner.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Graham served on the following committees:

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Bills in the Second Reading
State and Local Government, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Graham served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Graham's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Taxes

  • Excerpt: "I will work to strike a more equitable balance. I supported the income tax cut that would have reduced Maine’s income tax by 2%."

Health Care

  • Excerpt: " I will continue to work on a Dirigo’s Advisory Council on Health Systems Development where we strive to control health care costs."

Economic Development

  • Excerpt: "I will work the Maine State Chamber of Commerce and Maine’s Department of Community and Economic Development to bring resources to Gray, North Yarmouth and Pownal to enhance economic development."

Schools & Education

  • Excerpt: "I will continue my work to help our schools become more efficient and effective while maintaining the highest standards of education."

Environment & Energy

  • Excerpt: "I believe that environment and energy policy are linked. In order to preserve our beautiful Maine environment, we must conserve energy and find clean energy sources, including solar, wind, tidal and biofuels."

Elections

2014

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the primary election was April 28, 2014, and the deadline for non-party candidates to run in the general election was June 2, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the general election was September 22, 2014. District 109 incumbent Anne Graham was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Michael Vaughan was unopposed in the Republican primary but withdrew after the primary; Paul Chace was selected as his replacement. Chace defeated Graham in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Maine House of Representatives District 46, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Chace 50.6% 2,504
     Democratic Anne Graham Incumbent 46.5% 2,304
     None Blank Votes 2.9% 143
Total Votes 4,951

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Graham won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 109. Graham ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Susan Austin (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

Maine House of Representatives, District 109, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnne Graham Incumbent 50.3% 2,768
     Republican Susan Austin 49.7% 2,733
Total Votes 5,501

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Graham's opponents in the November 2 general election were Republican candidate Gary Foster and Independent candidate Tyler Frank. Graham defeated Foster and Frank in the November 2 general election.[8] Republican incumbent Susan Austin was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 109 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Anne Graham (D) 2,140 45%
Gary Foster (R) 2,104 45%
Tyler Frank (Independent) 366 8%[9]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Graham is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Graham raised a total of $20,073 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[10]

Anne Graham's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 109 Won $4,654
2010 Maine State House, District 109 Won $4,892
2008 Maine State House, District 109 Defeated $5,156
2006 Maine State House, District 109 Defeated $5,371
Grand Total Raised $20,073

2012

Graham won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Graham raised a total of $4,654.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Anne Graham's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,154
Gass, Anne$100
Wagner, Kathryn$100
Culver, Steven$100
Graham, Ronald$30
Total Raised in 2012$4,654
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Graham raised $4,892 in contributions.[11]

Her top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $4,392 to her campaign.

Personal

Graham and her husband, Ron, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Susan Austin (R)
Maine House of Representatives District 109
2010–2014
Succeeded by
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