Ann Elizabeth Peoples (née Murphy; January 31, 1947 – November 12, 2019) was an American politician from Maine.[2] A Democrat, Peoples was elected for the third time in 2010 to represent part of Westbrook, Cumberland County. She also has served on the Westbrook City Council and Planning Board.[3]

Ann E. Peoples
Member of the Maine House of Representatives
from the 35th district
In office
December 5, 2018 – November 12, 2019
Preceded byDillon Bates
Succeeded byTBD
Member of the Maine House of Representatives
from the 125th district
In office
December 6, 2006 – December 3, 2014
Preceded byRobert Duplessie
Succeeded byDillon Bates
Personal details
Ann Eliabeth Murphy[1]

(1947-01-31)January 31, 1947
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
DiedNovember 12, 2019(2019-11-12) (aged 72)
Westbrook, Maine, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Gerald J. Horiuchi
(m. 1969; div. 1977)
Patrick J. Peoples
(m. 1982; died 2017)

Peoples was unable to seek re-election to the Maine House of Representatives for a 5th consecutive term in 2014 due to term-limits. She was replaced by fellow Democrat Dillon Bates. Bates resigned from the seat in September 2018. Peoples was elected again to the Maine House in November 2018, defeating Republican Jim Borque.[4]

Peoples died November 12, 2019.[5]


  1. ^ "Obituary for Ann Elizabeth Peoples". Dolby Blais & Segee.
  2. ^ "Representative Ann Peoples". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 11 June 2012.
  3. ^ "Representative Ann E. Peoples". Archived from the original on 15 March 2010. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
  4. ^ Kelley, Michael and Robert Lowell (7 November 2018). "Volk loses Senate 30 seat, other incumbents strong". Keep Me Current. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  5. ^ Miller, Kevin (13 November 2019). "Ann Peoples, a longtime lawmaker and Westbrook public servant, has died". Press Herald. Retrieved 13 November 2019.