PGI logo cropped.png
Congressional Millionaire’s Club
The Personal Gain Index shines a light on how members of Congress benefit during their tenure.





Margaret Craven

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 04:30, 24 October 2013 by Tking (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
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

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. [7]

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.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Margaret + Craven + Maine + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Margaret Craven News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
-
Maine Senate District 16
2008–present
Succeeded by
NA