April 07, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE

House District 31, Calais-Perry

Republican

Judith A. Alexander

Age: 58

Address: 40 Lafayette St., Calais, ME 04619

E-mail: jalex63@verizon.net

Web site: jalex63@verizon.net

Family: Husband “Butch”; five grown children, Dana, Wendy, Jennifer, Heather and Michelle; 12 grandchildren

Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Georgetown University; master’s in business administration, Georgetown University

Occupation: Accountant and tax practitioner; woodworker – wooden toys and other wood-craft items; both are current businesses

Experience: More than 30 years in accounting field with specialization in taxation, the last 20 self-employed. Former two-term mayor of Calais. Member of Rotary, Lioness and church ladies group.

Top three priorities if elected:

? Lower taxes without cutting services through accountability in spending.

? Create a more business-friendly environment with the elimination of burdensome and unnecessary regulations and bolster Washington County economy through creation of good jobs.

? Health care costs are unreasonable. We can create affordable health care by allowing more competition in the market and have the state stop trying to be a provider-competitor as with Dirigo Health.

Democrat

Anne C. Perry

Age: 59

Address: 474 South St., Calais, ME 04619

E-mail: aperry@maineline.net

Web site: Web site not provided

Family: Mother of three adult children, grandmother of two

Education: Bachelor’s degree in nursing, 1970, University of Maine; master’s degree in nursing, 1998, Husson College

Occupation: Family nurse practitioner, Calais Regional Medical Services and Discovery House Washington County

Experience: Two terms representative in Legislature, House chair Insurance & Financial Services Committee; school board Calais and Union 106; president of Neighbors Against Drug Abuse

Top three priorities if elected:

? Economic development and jobs. Must include infrastructure: transportation and communication. In order to expand business we must have well-maintained road and communication systems.

? Affordable and sustainable energy: Oil energy is getting expensive and will be limited. We must look at alternatives that have a sustained renewability.

? Accessibility for quality, affordable health care.


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