Kevin Cookson

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Kevin Cookson
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Candidate for
Maine House of Representatives District 82
Bachelor'sMaine Criminal Justice Academy
Kevin Cookson was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 82 of the Maine House of Representatives.[1][2]
 Cookson owns his own investigative business and was previously a detective with the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office.  He attended University of Maine-Augusta where he studied political science and criminal justice.  He graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.[3]


Cookson agrees spending needs to be cut, but he does not believe that money should be cut from Medicaid. He also says education needs to be funded at least 55% before other programs are funded.[4]



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cookson ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 82. Cookson lost against Craig Hickman in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012. Scott Davis (R) ran unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Maine House of Representatives, District 82 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Hickman 77.9% 757
Kevin Cookson 22.1% 215
Total Votes 972


Cookson is married to Cathy and has a daughter named Amy.[7]

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