April 06, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE

Senate District 28, Ellsworth-Stonington area

Democrat

Dennis S. Damon

Age: 57

Address: 256 Oak Point Road, Trenton, ME 04605

E-mail: dsdamon@panax.com

Web site: www.senatordamon.com

Family: Married to Bonnie (Young) for 37 years, three grown children

Education: Bachelor’s degree in education, University of Maine, 1971; Mount Desert High School, Northeast Harbor, 1967

Occupation: Raised as fourth-generation fisherman and with many interesting careers behind me, I now choose to devote my entire attention to representing District 28 as its state senator.

Experience: Chair, Marine Resources and Transportation committees; legislative commissioner on Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission; commercial fisherman (fourth generation); schoolteacher and coach

Top three priorities if elected:

? Sustainable economic development.

? Maintaining our environment.

? Comprehensive tax reform.

Republican

Kenneth Wade Fredette

Age: 42

Address: 22 Pasture Way, Lamoine, ME 04605

E-mail: fredlaw@verizon.net

Web site: Web site not provided

Family: Married to a teacher, three children

Education: 1987, bachelor’s degree University of Maine-Machias; 1989, master’s degree Ed Muskie School for Public Service, USM; 1994, law degree, University of Maine School of Law; 2001, U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General School

Occupation: JAG officer, Maine Air National Guard attorney

Experience: Gov. John McKernan re-election staff, town budget committee, planning board of appeals, volunteer chairman of the board of $42 million credit union, teacher at Eastern Maine Technical College, soccer coach

Top three priorities if elected:

? Affordable health care costs and insurance.

? Rewrite current school funding formula.

? Protect children and keep young people in Maine.


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