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  |Name = Margaret Craven
 
  |Name = Margaret Craven
 
  |Profile picture = Margaret Craven.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Margaret Craven.jpg
  |Position = Maine State Senate District 16
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  |Position = Maine State Senate, District 16
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = 2008-Present
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  |Tenure = 2008 - present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|December 1, 2012]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 3, 2014]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2008
 
  |Assumed office = 2008
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
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  |Leadership 5 =  
 
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  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Years leadership 5 =  
  |Base salary = $13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session) <br> $9,661/year/year (second regular session)
  |Per diem = $70/day
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  |Per diem = $38/day, plus $32/day for meals
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Last election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2008
 
  |First elected = 2008
 
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
 
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
  |Next election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
  |Prior office = Maine State House of Representatives
 
  |Prior office = Maine State House of Representatives
 
  |Prior office years = 2002-2008
 
  |Prior office years = 2002-2008
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  |Profession = Respite Coordinator
 
  |Profession = Respite Coordinator
 
  |Religion =  
 
  |Religion =  
  |Office website = http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio16s.htm
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  |Office website = http://legisweb1.mainelegislature.org/wp/senate/126th-maine-senators/senator-margaret-craven/
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
}}{{tnr}}'''Margaret Craven''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]]. Craven was first elected in November of 2008 with her term expiring in 2012. Craven also served in the [[Maine House of Representatives]] from 2002 to 2008. In addition to being a Senator, Craven is a Respite Coordinator and Group Home Administrator.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Margaret Craven''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 16. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
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Craven served in the [[Maine House of Representatives]] from 2002 to 2008.
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==Biography==
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Craven's professional experience includes working as a respite coordinator and group home administrator.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Craven served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Maine
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Health and Human Services
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 =
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Craven has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Craven served on these committees:
* [[Senatorial Vote Committee, Maine State Senate|Senatorial Vote]]
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* [[Health and Human Services Committee, Maine State Legislature|Health and Human Services]]
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Maine
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Senatorial Vote  
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|Committee2 = Health and Human Services  
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Craven served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Craven served on these committees:
* [[Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, Maine State Legislature|Appropriations and Financial Affairs]]
 
  
==District 16==
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Maine
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations and Financial Affairs
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 =
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
Craven represents Maine Senate District 16. District 16 includes a portion of Androscoggin County<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/ "Maine Senate" Senator Listing by County]</ref>.
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
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Craven won re-election in 2012. She ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012, Democratic primary and defeated [[Robert Reed]] (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List," accessed June 12, 2012]</ref>
  
==Elections==
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Maine State Senate, District 16, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Margaret Craven
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Robert Reed
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|votes1 = 10208
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|votes2 = 4933
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
  
Craven won re-election to the 16th district seat in the November 2nd general election. <ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm#nov2010 Maine Official Election Results]</ref> She had no primary opposition. [[Joel Kase]] ran for the seat on the Republican ticket.  The general election took place on [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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Craven won re-election to the 16th District seat in the November 2nd general election.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm#nov2010 ''Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions'', "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref> She had no primary opposition. [[Joel Kase]] ran for the seat on the Republican ticket.  The general election took place on [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
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:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2008]]''
  
On November 4, 2008, Carven ran for District 16 of the [[Maine State Senate]], beating Corey Troup.  
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On November 4, 2008, Carven ran for District 16 of the [[Maine State Senate]], beating Corey Troup.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2008/tabs-can-sr-101-151-11-08.html ''Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions'', "Official 2008 State House Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
  
<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2008/tabs-can-ss-11-08.html ''Maine State Senate official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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Craven raised $28,705 for her campaign.<ref name=ftm/>
Craven raised $28,705 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98940 ''Follow the Money's report on Craven's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Craven
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|Full name = Margaret Craven
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|year = 2002
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|Editdate = September 12, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5443 ''followthemoney.org'', "Craven, Margaret M," accessed September 12, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 19393
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate, District 16]]
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|totalraised2010 = 20409
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|Maine State Senate, District 16]]
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|totalraised2008 = 28705
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2008|Maine State Senate, District 16]]
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|totalraised2006 = 4880
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2006|Maine State House, District 74]]
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|totalraised2004 = 4928
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2004|Maine State House, District 74]]
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|totalraised2002 = 5402
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2002|Maine State House, District 88]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Craven
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|full Name = Margaret Craven
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139833
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|office= Maine State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 19,393
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Craven, Margaret M
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|org3 = Craven, Regina
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|org4 = Wagner, Richard
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|org5 = Wellihan, James
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|orgamount1 = 18290
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|orgamount2 = 193
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|orgamount3 = 100
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|orgamount4 = 100
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|orgamount5 = 100
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|}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Margaret Craven collected $20,409 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=119869 2010 contributors to Margaret Craven]</ref>
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In 2010, Margaret Craven collected $20,409 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=119869 ''Follow the Money'', "Craven, Margaret," accessed March 20, 2014]</ref>
  
 
Her two largest contributors in 2010 were:  
 
Her two largest contributors in 2010 were:  
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
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In 2008, Margaret Craven collected $28,705 in donations.<ref name=ftm>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98940 ''Follow the Money'', "Craven, Margaret," accessed March 20, 2014]</ref>
In 2008 Margaret Craven collected $28,705 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98940 2008 contributors to Margaret Craven]</ref>
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Her two largest contributors in 2008 were:  
 
Her two largest contributors in 2008 were:  
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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Margaret and her husband, James, have two children.
  
Margaret is married to James Craven.  They have two children and resides in Lewiston, Maine.
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==Recent news==
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==See Also==
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*[[Maine State Legislature]]
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*[[Maine State Senate]]
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*[[Maine Senate Committees]]
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*[[Maine Joint Committees]]
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*[[Maine state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/senators/bios/bio16s.htm Official Maine State Senate website]
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*[http://legisweb1.mainelegislature.org/wp/senate/126th-maine-senators/senator-margaret-craven/ Margaret Craven on the Maine State Senate website]
 
*[http://www.mainesenate.org/craven/index.htm Maine Senate Democrats profile]
 
*[http://www.mainesenate.org/craven/index.htm Maine Senate Democrats profile]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=37163 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://openstates.org/me/legislators/MEL000016/margaret-m-craven/ Profile from Open States]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98940 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=85758 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=64387 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=60651 2002]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=37163 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Senator-Margaret-Craven/301147505338?ref=search Senator Craven's facebook]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139833 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=119869 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98940 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=85758 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=64387 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=60651 2002]
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/margaret-craven/17/765/436 Senator Craven's LinkedIn]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Senator-Margaret-Craven/301147505338?ref=search Margaret Craven on Facebook]
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/margaret-craven/17/765/436 Margaret Craven on LinkedIn]
 
*[http://www.statesurge.com/members/margaret-m-craven-maine-213043 State Surge profile - legislative and voting track record]
 
*[http://www.statesurge.com/members/margaret-m-craven-maine-213043 State Surge profile - legislative and voting track record]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
 
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Margaret Craven
Margaret Craven.jpg
Maine State Senate, District 16
Incumbent
In office
2008 - present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
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 elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Maine State House of Representatives
2002-2008
Personal
Place of birthGalway, Ireland
ProfessionRespite Coordinator
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Margaret Craven is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 16. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Craven served in the Maine House of Representatives from 2002 to 2008.

Biography

Craven's professional experience includes working as a respite coordinator and group home administrator.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Services, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Craven served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Craven served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Craven won re-election in 2012. She ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012, Democratic primary and defeated Robert Reed (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Maine State Senate, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMargaret Craven Incumbent 67.4% 10,208
     Republican Robert Reed 32.6% 4,933
Total Votes 15,141

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Craven won re-election to the 16th District seat in the November 2nd general election.[2] She had no primary opposition. Joel Kase ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Maine State Senate, District 16
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Margaret Craven (D) 6,286 51%
Joel Kase (R) 5,400 44%
Blank 588 5%

2008

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Carven ran for District 16 of the Maine State Senate, beating Corey Troup.[3]

Craven raised $28,705 for her campaign.[4]

Maine State Senate, District 16
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Margaret Craven (D) 12,241
Corey Troup (R) 3,940

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Craven is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Craven raised a total of $83,717 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[5]

Margaret Craven's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 16 Won $19,393
2010 Maine State Senate, District 16 Won $20,409
2008 Maine State Senate, District 16 Won $28,705
2006 Maine State House, District 74 Won $4,880
2004 Maine State House, District 74 Won $4,928
2002 Maine State House, District 88 Won $5,402
Grand Total Raised $83,717

2012

Craven won re-election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Craven raised a total of $19,393.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Margaret Craven's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$18,290
Craven, Margaret M$193
Craven, Regina$100
Wagner, Richard$100
Wellihan, James$100
Total Raised in 2012$19,393
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Margaret Craven collected $20,409 in donations.[6]

Her two largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $19,504
Private Individuals $905

2008

In 2008, Margaret Craven collected $28,705 in donations.[4]

Her two largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $26,801
James & Margaret Craven $200

Personal

Margaret and her husband, James, have two children.

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