April 09, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE

Senate District 27, Patten-Dover-Foxcroft area

Democrat

Sharon H. Libby Jones

Age: 56

Address: P.O. Box, Greenville, ME 04441

E-mail: E-mail address not provided

Web site: www.sharonlibbyjones.com

Family: Two sons and four grandchildren

Education: Deering High School and attended Thomas College and University of Southern Maine

Occupation: Small-business owner and former legislator

Experience: Committees served on: Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry; Appropriations and Financial Affairs; Criminal Justice and Public Safety; Natural Resources; Maine Tourism Task Force

Top three priorities if elected:

? Jobs

? Access to health care

? Long-term transportation improvement plan

Republican

Douglas M. Smith

Age: 59

Address: P.O. Box 460, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426

E-mail: dsmith@kynd.net

Web site: DougSmithforSenate.com

Family: Wife: former Cartha Palmer, married 32 years; son: Deron, age 30; daughter: Amy, age 27

Education: 1969, bachelor’s degree in political science, University of Maine; 1974, juris doctor, UM Law School

Occupation: Attorney; retired judge of probate

Experience: 32 years legal experience as a business, real estate, and estate planning attorney; 27 years of experience as judge of probate; tree farmer

Top three priorities if elected:

? Reduce state income tax for individuals and business

? Affordable health care insurance

? Reduce regulatory costs on business


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