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Karen Foster

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Karen Foster
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Maine House of Representatives District 58
Former Member
In office
2010 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
ProfessionRetired business owner
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Karen Foster is a former Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 58 from 2010 to 2012. Foster ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 58.

Foster is a retired business owner, with 20 years as the owner of a floral shop. Karen also has experience coordinating weddings and events, and is a substitute teacher.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Foster ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 58. Foster ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and was defeated by Lori Fowle (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 58, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLori Fowle 55% 2,528
     Republican Karen Foster Incumbent 45% 2,072
Total Votes 4,600

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Foster's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Emily Mitchell. According to official results, Foster defeated Mitchell in the November 2 general election.[3] Republican incumbent William Browne was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 58 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Karen Foster (R) 2,291 56%
Emily Mitchell (D) 1,681 41%[4]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Foster raised $6,762 in contributions.[5]

Her top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $6,457 to her campaign.

Personal

Foster and her husband Tom have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
William Browne (R)
Maine House of Representatives District 58
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Lori Fowle (D)