John Cleveland
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John Cleveland

Democrat

Maine State Senator

Auburn, Maine
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John Cleveland

Maine State Senator
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17
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MEResidence (state)

John Cleveland is an American politician from Maine. Cleveland, a Democrat from Auburn, served as a State Senator from Maine's 15th District, representing much of Androscoggin County, including the population center of Auburn. Cleveland lost his re-election bid in 2014 to Republican Eric Brakey. He was first elected to the Maine State Senate in 1990 and re-elected in 1992, 1994 and 1996 before being unable to seek re-election in 1998 due to term-limits. He was re-elected in 2012 after defeating incumbent Republican Lois Snowe-Mello. He graduated from Edward Little High School in Auburn and then the University of Southern Maine in 1982. He served on the Auburn City Council from 1977 to 1981 and as Mayor of Auburn from 1981 to 1987.

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Education

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University of Maine
University of Southern Maine

Past Positions

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Senator
Maine State Senate
2012 - 2014
Experience
Maine State Senate
1991 - 1998
Mayor of Auburn
1983 - 1987
City Councilor
Auburn
1977 - 1981
Owner
Community Dynamics Corporation
1988 - Current
Real Estate Sales
Commercial Real Estate
1986 - 1988

Other Experience

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Chair
Androscoggin County Legislative Delegation
Founding Member
Auburn-Lewiston Breakfast Rotary Club
Member
Board of Trustees, Maine Music Society
Member
Board of Trustees, Auburn Public Library
Member
Advisory Board, Lewiston/Auburn College
Member
Advisory Board, Central Maine Technical College
Senate Chair
Audit & Program Review Committee, 106th Legislature