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Colleen Lachowicz
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Maine State Senate, District 25
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 3
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/year/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Office website
Colleen Lachowicz is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 25. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Services
State and Local Government, Chair



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,[1] and defeated incumbent Thomas Martin, Jr. (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

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.[3]

An October 2012 article in The Daily named Lachowicz one of the 20 worst candidates in 2012.[4]

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.[5]

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