Colleen Lachowicz

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Colleen Lachowicz
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Maine State Senate, District 25
Former member
In office
December 5, 2012-December 3, 2014
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Term limits4 terms (8 years)
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Colleen Lachowicz is a former Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 25 from 2012 to 2014.

Committee assignments


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



See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate 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. District 25 incumbent Colleen Lachowicz was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Alek Fortier was unopposed in the Republican primary but withdrew afterwards; he was replaced by Scott Cyrway. Cyrway defeated Lachowicz in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

Maine State Senate District 16, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Cyrway 53.3% 8,523
     Democratic Colleen Lachowicz Incumbent 43.4% 6,936
     None Blank Votes 3.3% 530
Total Votes 15,989


See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Lachowicz won election in the 2012 election for Maine State Senate District 25. She ran and won against Dana Hernandez in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012,[5] and defeated incumbent Thomas Martin, Jr. (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[6]

The Maine Republican Party attacked Lachowicz throughout the campaign for her "time-consuming double life" playing the fantasy role-playing game World of Warcraft, including creating a website dedicated to her called Colleen's World.[7]

An October 2012 article in The Daily named Lachowicz one of the 20 worst candidates in 2012.[8]

Maine State Senate, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngColleen Lachowicz 52.8% 8,712
     Republican Thomas Martin, Jr. Incumbent 47.2% 7,773
Total Votes 16,485
Maine State Senate, District 25 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngColleen Lachowicz 52.3% 827
Dana Hernandez 47.7% 755
Total Votes 1,582

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lachowicz is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Lachowicz raised a total of $26,444 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[9]

Colleen Lachowicz's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 25 Won $26,444
Grand Total Raised $26,444


Lachowicz won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Lachowicz raised a total of $26,444.

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Preceded by
Thomas Martin, Jr. (R)
Maine State Senate District 25
Succeeded by