Women in the Legislature: Maine Has a Record Number of Female Lawmakers in the State House

Dec 10, 2018

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We speak with female legislators, both new and experienced, about the issues they will focus on. We’ll also talk about what it means that a record number of women will be serving in the Maine Legislature.


Rep. Chloe Maxmin, Democrat, newly elected to Maine’s House of Representatives for District 88, representing Jefferson, Whitefield, Chelsea and part of Nobleboro

Rep. Sara Gideon, Democrat, re-elected as Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives for District 48, representing part of Freeport and Pownal

Rep. Kathleen Dillingham, Maine House Republican Leader for District 72, representing Mechanic Falls, Otisfield and Oxford

Emily Cain (by phone), former Maine House minority leader and State senator, executive director of Emily’s List in Washington, D.C.