Maine State Representative Janice Cooper of Yarmouth, representing House District 47

Representative Janice Cooper


Contact Information | Committees | Sponsored Bills | Bill Cosponsorship Partners | District 47 in Context | Campaign Finance Profile | In The News


Committees of which Rep. Cooper is a member:

Sponsored Bills:

  • LD 396: An Act To Encourage the Use of Alternatives to Single-use Plastic Disposable Bags
  • LD 397: An Act Regarding the Packaging and Labeling of Disposable Cleaning and Personal Hygiene Products
  • LD 403: An Act To Eliminate the Exception from Minimum Wage Laws for Workers Who Receive Tips
  • LD 412: An Act Regarding Telephonic Political Communications and Push Polling
  • LD 460: An Act To Restore Liability Insurance Requirements for Amusement Rides and Other Public Exhibitions
  • LD 472: An Act To Establish Meals on Wheels as a Service Covered under the MaineCare Program
  • LD 714: Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Study Providing Medical Assistance to Maine’s Inhabited Islands
  • LD 715: Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Hire Health Inspectors
  • LD 1055: An Act To Allow a Municipality To Abate Taxes Assessed on Property That Is Destroyed
  • LD 1092: An Act To Prevent Abusive Debt Collection Practices
  • LD 1101: An Act To Adopt a Retail Workers’ Bill of Rights
  • LD 1126: An Act To Provide Property Tax Deferral for Senior Citizens and People with Disabilities
  • LD 1127: An Act Regarding the Authority of the Secretary of State and the Attorney General To Conduct Investigations of Vote Recounts
  • LD 1147: An Act To Clarify the Mortgage Foreclosure Sale Process

Bill Cosponsorship Partners

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

District 47 in Context

Understanding the political actions of Representative Cooper in full context requires some information about the district she 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 47:


Percent of District 47 Residents who are Veterans of the U.S. Military:


Educational Attainment of the Residents of House District 47:


Dependency Ratio in District 47:

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 47:


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

(as categorized by the Maine Ethics Commission):

Source of Campaign Contributions for Rep. Cooper: Inside or Outside her District?

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

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

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


In The News…

Recent news stories featuring Representative Cooper:


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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