March 29, 2020

House District 43, Belfast-Northport


Walter E. Ash Jr.

Age: 61

Address: 36 Searsport Ave., Belfast, ME 04915


Web site: Web site not provided

Family: Wife: Joan: children: Walter Ash III, Dorothy Snider

Education: Graduated Belfast High School, hold Merchant Marine documents

Occupation: Owner and president of East Side Garage Inc., ASE certified mechanic

Experience: Past president, Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad; president, Eastside Garage Inc.; 12 years Belfast City Council, past chairman, Comprehensive Planning Committee; served on many committees for city

Top three priorities if elected:

? Affordable health care for all

? Quality of education

? Tax relief


Jayne Crosby Giles

Age: 50

Address: 15 Tozier St. , Belfast, ME 04915


Web site:

Family: Married to small-business owner, Mike Giles, with three children and two grandchildren

Education: Graduate of Belfast Area High School and Wellesley College with a bachelor’s degree in economics

Occupation: Community banker with 28 years experience. Camden National Bank, VP & market manager, employed in Belfast. A banking officer dedicated to helping small-business owners, families and seniors.

Experience: Chairwoman of two City of Belfast committees: Business Development and Retail Review. Volunteer for: Waldo County YMCA, board chair; Waldo County General Hospital; Waldo County Pre-School; Rotary; Belfast Free Library.

Top three priorities if elected:

? Taxes: Reform taxes and make fairer for all

? Jobs: Create more jobs to keep young people in Maine

? Education: Invest wisely in Maine schools

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