Maine State Representative Deborah Sanderson of Chelsea, representing House District 88

Representative Deborah Sanderson


Contact Information | Committees | Sponsored Bills | Bill Cosponsorship Partners | District 88 in Context | Campaign Finance Profile | In The News



Most Recent Twitter Posts:

Julie Farrar-Ouellette! Lily would love this!!! fb.me/5nNfUwkm9

About 4 days ago from Deb Sanderson’s Twitter via Facebook

Committees of which Rep. Sanderson is a member:

Sponsored Bills:

  • LD 4: An Act To Promote Industrial Hemp
  • LD 343: An Act To Align the Federal Affordable Care Act’s Health Care Coverage Opportunities and Hospital Charity Care
  • LD 422: An Act To Improve Access to Treatments for Lyme Disease
  • LD 423: An Act To Require Child-resistant Packaging for Products Containing Liquid Nicotine
  • LD 557: An Act To Provide Reasonable Accommodations for School Attendance for Children with Disabilities for Whom Medical Marijuana Has Been Recommended
  • LD 1058: An Act Regarding Medical Marijuana Registered Testing Laboratories
  • LD 1065: An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Temporary Powers of Attorney over Minors and Incapacitated Persons
  • LD 1090: Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Project for Medicaid Reimbursement for Acupuncture Treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders
  • LD 1258: An Act To Amend the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act with Regard to Good Business Practices
  • LD 1311: An Act To Establish the Patient Compensation System Act
  • LD 1312: An Act To License Outpatient Surgical Abortion Facilities
  • LD 1330: An Act To Enhance Efficiency in the Collection of Child Support Obligations
  • LD 1392: An Act To Amend the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act
  • LD 1407: An Act To Require Screening and Testing for Illegal Substances of Beneficiaries under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
  • LD 1432: An Act To Consolidate the Investigation of Out-of-home Child Abuse and Neglect
  • LD 1497: An Act To Align the Child and Family Services and Child Protection Act with the Federal Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act
  • LD 1577: An Act To Increase the Availability of Mental Health Services

Bill Cosponsorship Partners

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

District 88 in Context

Understanding the political actions of Representative Sanderson 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 88:


Percent of District 88 Residents who are Veterans of the U.S. Military:


Educational Attainment of the Residents of House District 88:


Dependency Ratio in District 88:

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 88:


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

(as categorized by the Maine Ethics Commission):

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

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

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


In The News…

Recent news stories featuring Representative Sanderson:


This information was last updated on 2016-05-07.

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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