Maine State Representative Mark Dion of Portland, representing House District 43

Representative Mark Dion


Contact Information | Committees | Sponsored Bills | Bill Cosponsorship Partners | District 43 in Context | Campaign Finance Profile | In The News



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Committees of which Rep. Dion is a member:

Sponsored Bills:

  • LD 200: Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 895: Underground Facility Damage Prevention Requirements, a Major Substantive Rule of the Public Utilities Commission
  • LD 339: An Act To Clarify That the Telephone Number 9-1-1 Is the Primary Number Advertised or Promoted for Emergency Response Services
  • LD 340: An Act To Repeal the Sunset of the Green Power Offer
  • LD 342: An Act To Reduce the E-9-1-1 Surcharge
  • LD 415: An Act To Promote the Safe Use and Sale of Firearms
  • LD 416: An Act To Provide for Direct Appeals under the Maine Juvenile Code to the Supreme Judicial Court
  • LD 420: An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Filing Fees for Proposed Transmission Line Projects
  • LD 710: An Act Providing a Good Samaritan Defense to Individuals Reporting a Drug Overdose
  • LD 951: An Act To Restore Judicial Discretion in the Administration of Fines
  • LD 1029: An Act To Improve Maine’s Juvenile Justice System
  • LD 1030: An Act To Better Coordinate the Work of Mental Health Crisis Agencies with Law Enforcement Agencies
  • LD 1100: An Act To Expand Options for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
  • LD 1349: An Act To Establish the Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Health and Human Services
  • LD 1401: An Act To Allow for and Regulate the Adult Use of Cannabis
  • LD 1488: An Act To Establish the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program in Maine
  • LD 1513: An Act To Clarify Laws Relating to Affiliate Ownership of Electric Generation
  • LD 1649: An Act To Modernize Maine’s Solar Power Policy and Encourage Economic Development
  • LD 1651: An Act To Exempt Certain Natural Gas Consumers from an Assessment and To Extend a Moratorium on Assessments for Other Large-volume Consumers of Natural Gas

Bill Cosponsorship Partners

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

District 43 in Context

Understanding the political actions of Representative Dion 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 43:


Percent of District 43 Residents who are Veterans of the U.S. Military:


Educational Attainment of the Residents of House District 43:


Dependency Ratio in District 43:

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 43:


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

(as categorized by the Maine Ethics Commission):

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

Incorporated Groups (Businesses, Non-Profit Organizations, Political Action Committees, Party Committees, and other unregistered political groups) directly contributing to Rep. Dion in the 2013-2014 election cycle:

Representative Dion is a registered officer of the DION FOR MAINE, a “leadership PAC” that collects contributions from outside sources and sends them on to Maine state legislative candidates and political party groups. The DION FOR MAINE led by Rep. Dion received campaign contributions from the following sources in the 2014 election cycle:


In The News…

Recent news stories featuring Representative Dion:


This information was last updated on 2016-05-14.

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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