Democrat–Cumberland
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Representing Senate District 28
Westbrook and part of Portland.

Term limited
2026
Up for re-election
2020

2019 Score

100
Sen. Sanborn's alignment with our values this legislative session.

Voting history

Renaming Columbus Day  LD 179
This bill changes the Columbus Day holiday in the State to Indigenous Peoples Day.
MPA bill stance
Supported
Sanborn vote
Supported
Establishing a Permanent Commission on Race  LD 777
This bill creates the Permanent Commission on the Status of Racial and Ethnic Populations in Maine.
MPA bill stance
Supported
Sanborn vote
Supported
Giving teachers the right to negotiate over working conditions  LD 240
This bill gives teachers the right to negotiate over working conditions in their contracts.
MPA bill stance
Supported
Sanborn vote
Supported
Changing the citizen initiative process  LD 255
This bill would make it more difficult to place a citizen initiative on the ballot by amending the Constitution of Maine to require that petition signatures be gathered equally from both of Maine’s two congressional districts.
MPA bill stance
Opposed
Sanborn vote
Opposed
Rolling back LePage's estate tax cuts  LD 420
This bill would lower the threshold for the state’s estate tax, rolling back a LePage-era tax break for the wealthy, to make our tax system more fair.
MPA bill stance
Supported
Sanborn vote
Supported
Expanding abortion access  LD 820
This bill guarantees that MaineCare and private insurance provide coverage of abortion care if a plan offers prenatal care.
MPA bill stance
Supported
Sanborn vote
Supported
Making public sector arbitration binding  LD 1177
This bill would make decisions that are negotiated through arbitration about public employees' salaries, insurance plans, and pensions final.
MPA bill stance
Supported
Sanborn vote
Supported
Establishing a Green New Deal for Maine  LD 1282
This bill would require the legislature to convene a Green New Deal task force.
MPA bill stance
Supported
Sanborn vote
Supported
Study whether to create a consumer owned utility  LD 1844
This resolve directs the Public Utilities Commission to study creating a consumer owned public utility.
MPA bill stance
Supported
Sanborn vote
Supported
Establishing protections for renters  LD 308
This bill increases the notification for a rent increase to 75 days from 45 days and it increases the notice to vacate from 30 to 60 days.
MPA bill stance
Supported
Sanborn vote
Supported