Maine State Senator Eric Brakey of Androscoggin County, representing Senate District 20

Senator Eric Brakey

Contact Information | Committees | Sponsored Bills | Bill Cosponsorship Partners | District 20 in Context | Campaign Finance Profile | In The News

Most Recent Twitter Posts:

.@SenAngusKing, when you first ran for US Senate in 2012, you promised Maine people that you wanted to get us out of these Middle East wars — but for six years you’ve abandoned your promise to the people of Maine. #BringThemHome #MEpolitics

About 2 years ago from Sen. Eric Brakey’s Twitter via Twitter for iPhone

Committees of which Sen. Brakey is a member:

Sponsored Bills:

  • LD 15: An Act To Increase Transparency in Campaign Funding in Legislative Elections
  • LD 35: An Act To Allow a Qualifying Patient To Use Medical Marijuana in a Hospital
  • LD 80: RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Lower the Age Requirement To Run for Legislative Office
  • LD 112: An Act To Eliminate the Requirement That Adults Wear Seat Belts
  • LD 120: An Act To Provide a Tax Credit to Maine Residents for Turnpike Tolls
  • LD 303: An Act To Improve Communications Regarding Executive Sessions
  • LD 367: An Act To Protect the Income of Service Workers
  • LD 368: An Act To Integrate the State’s General Assistance and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Programs
  • LD 369: An Act To Align Municipal General Assistance Programs with the Immigration Status Policies of the Department of Health and Human Services
  • LD 531: An Act To Establish the Maine Fourth Amendment Protection Act
  • LD 532: An Act To Prohibit Maine Clean Election Act Candidates from Accepting Special Interest Money through a Political Party or Political Action Committee
  • LD 652: An Act To Authorize the Carrying of Concealed Handguns without a Permit
  • LD 722: An Act To Strengthen Penalties for Abuse of General Assistance
  • LD 734: An Act To Repeal the Certificate of Need Requirement for Hospitals
  • LD 816: An Act To Reform Welfare and Eliminate the Welfare Cliff
  • LD 1034: An Act To Prohibit the Use of EBT Cards for Cash Withdrawals
  • LD 1035: An Act To Create a 9-month Time Limit on General Assistance Benefits
  • LD 1036: An Act To Prioritize Use of Available Resources in General Assistance Programs
  • LD 1037: An Act To Establish a 180-day Residency Requirement for Welfare Benefits
  • LD 1113: An Act To Replace the Bail Code with a System of Validated Risk Assessment Tools
  • LD 1116: An Act To Authorize the Development of Thorium Energy
  • LD 1236: An Act To Change the Type of Rulemaking Required Regarding Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism
  • LD 1237: An Act Regarding the Filing of Death and Marriage Records
  • LD 1238: An Act To Allow the Release of Child Protective Records to Certain Providers of Child and Adult Services
  • LD 1289: An Act To Allow Retail Liquor Licensees To Sell Alcoholic Beverages for On-premises and Off-premises Consumption at One Location
  • LD 1290: An Act To Repeal the Maine Clean Election Act and Direct the Savings To Be Used for the State’s Contribution toward the Costs of Education Funding
  • LD 1306: An Act To Affirm the Obligation To Support One’s Children
  • LD 1362: An Act Concerning Membership on the Board of Directors of the Lewiston-Auburn Water Pollution Control Authority
  • LD 1566: An Act Concerning the Establishment of Water Levels
  • LD 1615: Resolve, To Establish the Commission To Continue the Study of Difficult-to-place Patients
  • LD 1616: An Act To Expand Geropsychiatric Facility Capacity
  • LD 1617: An Act Regarding the Long-term Care Ombudsman Program
  • LD 1618: An Act To Provide Additional Resources for Nurse Education Consultants in the Department of Health and Human Services
  • LD 1619: Resolve, Regarding Home Care Service Rates for Serving Persons with Complex Medical Needs
  • LD 1620: Resolve, Establishing a Stakeholder Group To Examine Methods of Protecting the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities from Financial Exploitation
  • LD 1621: Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services To Amend Its Rules Governing Reimbursement to Hospitals for Patients Awaiting Placement in Nursing Facilities

Bill Cosponsorship Partners

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

District 20 in Context

Understanding the political actions of Senator Brakey 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.

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Travel Time to Work in Senate District 20:

Percent of District 20 Residents who are Veterans of the U.S. Military:

Educational Attainment of the Residents of Senate District 20:

Dependency Ratio in District 20:

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 Senate District 20:

Campaign Finance Data for Sen. Brakey in the 2014 Election Cycle

(as categorized by the Maine Ethics Commission):

Source of Campaign Contributions for Sen. Brakey: 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 Sen. Brakey: 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 Sen. Brakey: What Kind of Contributor?

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

In The News…

Recent news stories featuring Senator Brakey:

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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