Maine State Representative Richard Farnsworth of Portland, representing House District 37

Representative Richard Farnsworth


Contact Information | Committees | Sponsored Bills | Bill Cosponsorship Partners | District 37 in Context | Campaign Finance Profile | In The News


Committees of which Rep. Farnsworth is a member:

Sponsored Bills:

  • LD 271: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Intermodal Transportation Facilities
  • LD 274: Resolve, To Direct the Department of Health and Human Services To Address the Growing Deficit in Room and Board Allowances Paid to Agencies Providing Residential Services to Adults with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism
  • LD 358: An Act To Provide Additional Oversight over the Management of the Department of Health and Human Services
  • LD 476: An Act To Require Pharmacies To Provide Disposal Receptacles for Used Hypodermic Apparatuses
  • LD 517: Resolve, To Reconcile Conflicts between the Home and Community-based Waiver Program for the Elderly and Adults with Disabilities and the Requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Public Safety
  • LD 805: Resolve, Authorizing Certain Individuals To Bring Suit against the Department of Health and Human Services
  • LD 832: An Act To Improve Public Health in Maine
  • LD 1059: An Act Relating to Marijuana Testing Facilities
  • LD 1216: An Act To Improve the Authority of Guardians of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism

Bill Cosponsorship Partners

Every legislator works more often with some colleagues than with others. The following are the ten fellow legislators with whom Rep. Farnsworth has cosponsored legislation most often in the 127th Legislature:

District 37 in Context

Understanding the political actions of Representative Farnsworth in full context requires some information about the district he represents. The charts and graphs you see below draw from the 2009-2013 cycle of the American Community Survey, an ongoing project of the U.S. Census Bureau. Graphs describe details about both the kinds of community to be found in a legislative district and the experiences of people who live there.

To find more information about the county, town, congressional district or state legislative district in which you live, you may access the American Community Survey through the Census Bureau’s American FactFinder web page.


Travel Time to Work in House District 37:


Percent of District 37 Residents who are Veterans of the U.S. Military:


Educational Attainment of the Residents of House District 37:


Dependency Ratio in District 37:

Dependency ratio is a demographic term that refers to the number of people who are not of typical working age (0-14 or 65+ years old) for every 100 people who are of typical working age.


Sex Ratio: Number of Males per 100 Females in House District 37:


Campaign Finance Data for Rep. Farnsworth in the 2014 Election Cycle

(as categorized by the Maine Ethics Commission):

Source of Campaign Contributions for Rep. Farnsworth: Inside or Outside his District?

Includes all contributions for which addresses are provided. Does not include Maine Clean Elections Act funds.)

Source of Campaign Contributions for Rep. Farnsworth: Inside or Outside the State of Maine?

(Includes all contributions for which addresses are provided. Does not include Maine Clean Elections Act Funds)

Source of Campaign Contributions for Rep. Farnsworth: What Kind of Contributor?

Incorporated Groups (Businesses, Non-Profit Organizations, Political Action Committees, Party Committees, and other unregistered political groups) directly contributing to Rep. Farnsworth in the 2013-2014 election cycle: None


In The News…

Recent news stories featuring Representative Farnsworth:


This information was last updated on 2016-06-14.

The Open Maine Politics website is in a beta release and results should be checked against current data at the the official website of the Maine State Legislature.

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