Emily Cain



Emily Cain is the executive director of EMILY’s List.

She ran unsuccessfully to represent her native Maine in Congress in 2016. Before that, she served in both the state’s House and Senate over five terms in the state legislature, leading the Appropriations Committee and serving as the youngest House Minority Leader in state history.

Cain has more than a decade of experience in higher education and recent leadership experience as Chief Strategy Officer for HistoryIT, a private sector tech company. 

Cain is a graduate of the University of Maine and Harvard University. 


Ran for:
US House of Representatives


Status: Lost general election

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