Kruger bests Collins in House District 48 race

By Juliette Laaka | Nov 06, 2012
Rep. Chuck Kruger of Thomaston.

Thomaston — Democratic Rep. Chuck Kruger of Thomaston has held onto his seat against challenger Republican Michael Collins, also of Thomaston.

Thomaston, St. George, South Thomaston and Matinicus favored Kruger with Owls Head supporting Collins at the polls. Kruger garnered 2,355 total votes to Collins' 1,768 total votes.

Kruger said Nov. 7 he appreciates the support from voters and added he is honored to serve.

Kruger was first elected to serve the constituents of Owls Head, South Thomaston, St. George, Thomaton, Criehaven and Matinicus in November 2008.

Courier Publications reporter Juliette Laaka can be reached at 594-4401 ext. 118 or via email at


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