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Richard Sykes
Maine House of Representatives District 98
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Retired Legislator
Richard Sykes (b. April 20, 1942) is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives. He represented the 98th District from 2002 to 2010. In 2010, Sykes was ineligible to run under Maine's term limits.

Sykes served as Principal of Lewiston High School from 1986-2001. He has previously served as Principal of Lake Region High School, Assistant Principal of Cape Elizabeth High School, Teacher of Cape Elizabeth School District, and served in the United States Army Reserve.

Sykes is Treasurer of the Harrison Fire Department, member of the National Association of Secondary Principals Board of Directors, and is past President of Maine Principal's Association.[1]

Committee assignments

Prior to leaving the house, Sykes served on the following committees:



Sykes was ineligible to run under Maine's term limits.


On November 4, 2008, Richard Sykes ran for District 98 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Megan Crawford.[2]

Richard Sykes raised $4,696 for his campaign.[3]

Maine House of Representatives, District 98
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Sykes (R) 3,216
Megan Crawford (D) 2,049

Campaign donors


In 2008 Richard Sykes collected $4,696 in donations.[4]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maine House of Representatives District 98
Succeeded by
Paul Waterhouse (R)