Black History 365: Senator Craig Hickman
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Craig V. Hickman (born December 8, 1967) is an American writer, farmer, and Democratic politician from Maine currently representing Maine Senate District 14. He served in the 126th Maine House of Representatives as the representative for Maine’s 82nd district from 2012-2018. Hickman won his 2012 primary election by nearly 80%, and campaigned on ending hunger, eliminating regulations for small farms and businesses, and investing in sustainable energy initiatives. Hickman was elected to the Maine Senate in a 2021 special election, succeeding Shenna Bellows.
Senator Hickman was instrumental in getting the first “Right to Food” amendment in the US passed. It amends the Maine State Constitution.