Anne Haskell

Anne Haskell DEMDemocrat

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Anne HaskellDEMDemocrat American politician
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Anne M. Haskell (born August 12, 1943) is an American politician from Maine. A Democrat, Haskell represented part of Portland and Westbrook in the Maine Senate.Haskell was first elected to the Gorham Town Council in 1986. She served on both the Gorham Town Council until 1989. In 1988, Haskell was elected to the Maine House of Representatives to represent a portion of Gorham. She served in the House from Gorham until 1994. In 2006, she was re-elected as a representative, this time from Portland's 117th district. Haskell was re-elected in 2008 and 2010. During the 2010–2012 term in the legislature, Haskell served as the ranking House Democrat on the legislature's Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee.During the 2012 United States Senate election, Haskell served as unenrolled Angus King's Cumberland County campaign chair.She was elected to replace fellow Democrat Joseph Brannigan on November 6, 2012, defeating her Republican challenger with 72% of the vote. In July of the following year, following the resignation of Majority Leader Seth Goodall, Haskell was appointed Assistant Majority Leader of the Maine Senate.Haskell retired from politics in 2016, and did not stand for re-election to the Maine Senate.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Maine
University of Southern Maine
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Maine State Senate
2012 - 2016
Assistant Majority Leader
Maine State Senate
2013 - 2015
Town of Gorham Town Council
1986 - 1989
Communications Manager
Finance Authority of Maine
2000 - 2006
Chief Operating Officer
Maine International Trade Center
1998 - 2000
Other Experience1 - 8 of 8
Central Square Baptist Church
Deering Center Neighborhood Association
2005 - Current
Loan Committee, Gorham Savings Bank Board
1992 - Current
Loan Committee, Gorham Savings Bank Board
1992 - Current
Board Member
Peoples Regional Opportunity Program
Zoning Appeals Board
1978 - 1986
Former Member
Conduct and Ethics Committee, Maine State Senate
Former Member
Health and Human Services Committee, Maine State Senate