ME-02: Dale Crafts (R)
Dale Crafts has family roots that go back to the Mayﬂower and he has ancestors that have been involved in the ﬁght for freedom since the start of the American Revolution.
He grew up in Lisbon, Maine. He has six children and 14 grandchildren who all live in Maine.
In 1983, Crafts was in an automobile accident that left him paralyzed. Six months after the accident, he was behind the wheel again. This inspired the birth of a company called Mobility Plus, a research and development company focused on providing opportunities for the physically challenged to drive once again.
Since then, Crafts has spent his life building numerous businesses, employing hundreds of Mainers throughout the years.
Crafts was elected to the Budget Advisory Board, then served as a member of the Revitalization and Revolving Loan Committee, and then was elected to the Lisbon Town Council twice, serving from 2006-2009.
From 2008-2016, he served in the Maine House of Representatives. He served on the Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Committee. He is a member of the NRA and has served on the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine.
Since announcing his candidacy for Congress, he has been endorsed by the former Governor and current Maine Trump Chairman Paul LePage, Shawn Moody, Hon. Garrett Mason and over 45 current and former legislators.
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