Margaret Craven

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Margaret Craven
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Maine State Senate District 16
In office
Term ends
December 1, 2012
Years in position 7
Base salary$13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
Per diem$70/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Maine State House of Representatives
Place of birthGalway, Ireland
ProfessionRespite Coordinator
Office website
Margaret Craven is a 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.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Craven has been appointed to these committees:


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

District 16

Craven represents Maine Senate District 16. District 16 includes a portion of Androscoggin County[1].



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%


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


In 2010, Margaret Craven collected $20,409 in donations. [5]

Her two largest contributors in 2010 were:

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


In 2008 Margaret Craven collected $28,705 in donations. [6]

Her two largest contributors in 2008 were:

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

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Margaret is married to James Craven. They have two children and resides in Lewiston, Maine.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maine Senate District 16
Succeeded by