Emily Cain

Born:March 29, 1980 (age 42)
Career:Maine state senator, 2012-2014
Maine state representative, 2004-2012
Education:B.M.E,, University of Maine
Master of Education, Harvard University

Emily Cain served as a Maine state senator from 2012 to 2014. She was the 2014 Democratic nominee for the open seat in the U.S. House of Representatives for Maine's 2nd Congressional District, but lost to Bruce Poliquin. She ran for the seat again in 2016, again losing to Poliquin in the general election.

Cain was born March 29, 1980, in Louisville, Kentucky, grew up in Illinois and graduated from high school in New Jersey. She received a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Maine in 2002 and a Master of Education in higher education from Harvard University in 2004. She is working on her Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Maine. Cain is married to Daniel B. Williams, a former member of the Maine House of Representatives.

Cain served in the Maine House of Representatives from 2004 to 2012, serving as minority leader from 2010 to 2012. In 2012, unable to run for another term in the House due to term limits, Cain ran for and won the state Senate seat for Maine's 30th district. Cain served as a state delegate for Maine at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

In the Maine Senate, Cain served on the Senate Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee and was the chair of the Senate Government Oversight Committee.


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