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Christopher W. BabbidgeDEMDemocrat American politician
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Christopher Welton Babbidge (born March 14, 1949) is an American politician who represented the 8th district in the Maine House of Representatives from 2014 to 2022. An educator for four decades, he taught social studies at Greenville High School in the Moosehead region of Maine from 1973 to 1981. He continued to teach American history, government, and world cultures at Kennebunk High School near the coast of southern Maine from 1981 to 2012. Babbidge was first elected to the Maine legislature in 2004, the first Democrat in 94 years to be elected from Kennebunk. At the time Kennebunk was 23% democratic. He represented Maine’s 141st District in the House of Representatives from 2004 to 2008, when despite being unopposed he announced he would not run for reelection. Following the Republican wave of 2010, including the election of a Republican governor, Babbidge, a Democrat, returned to the legislature in 2014. He returned to advocate for gender equality, renewable energy, environmental protection, educational opportunity, and social justice. Having served on four legislative committees he concluded by serving three consecutive terms on the joint committee on judiciary. In accordance with Maine Statute, Rep.

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University of Maine, Portland-Gorham
BA History
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Maine State House of Representatives
2014 - 2022
Maine State House of Representatives
2004 - 2008
Maine School Administrative District #2, Greenville High School
1973 - 1981
Former Instructor
Bates College Muskie Scholars Program
Former Teacher
Maine School Administrative District #71, Kennebunk High School
Other Experience1 - 22 of 22
Town of Kennebunk Reengagement Committee
Board of Directors, Stratford Place
Kennebunk Charter Commission
2002 - 2003
Maine Democratic Party State Committee on Rules
1999 - 2002
County Delegate
Maine Democratic State Committee
1990 - 2002
State Chair
Committee on Rules, Maine Democratic Party
1999 - 2002
Maine Electoral Colllege
State Delegate
Democratic National Conventions, Chicago, Los Angeles
State Delegate
Democratic National Conventions, Chicago, Los Angeles
Kennebunk Beach Improvement Association Program
1994 - 1996
Kennebunk Comprehensive Plan Committee
1989 - 1991
Maine Council for the Social Studies
1986 - 1987
State Advisory Committeemember
Maine Educational Assessment, Social Studies
1984 - 1986
Youth and Government Model State Legislature Program, YMCA
1982 - Current
Chief Negotiator
Greenville Education Association
1979 - 1981
Town Chair
Greenville Democratic Committee
1978 - 1981
Staff Member
Maine Education Association
1973 - Current
Greenville Teacher's Association
Political Affairs Club, Kennebunk High School
Former Member
Joint Committee on Rules, Maine State House of Representatives
Former Member
Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee, Maine State House of Representatives
Former Member
State and Local Government Committee, Maine State House of Representatives