April 07, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE

Senate District 35, Northern Aroostook area

Republican

Cathy A. Martin

Age: 39

Address: 160 Brissette Road, Caribou, ME 04736

E-mail: cmartin@ainop.com

Web site: Web site not provided

Family: Single

Education: Associate degree in business administration, 1994; bachelor’s degree in business administration, 1999; master’s degree in business administration, 2001, Husson College, Bangor

Occupation: Self-employed, Caribou School Department

Experience: Farm owner, executive director Fort Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, coordinator 2002 Tourism & Business Trade Show, president Caribou ATV Club, member Ladies of Saint Anne and Business and Professional Women

Top three priorities if elected:

? Control state spending and provide real tax relief.

? Provide affordable and accessible health care.

? Create a business climate that produces good-paying jobs.

Democrat

John L. Martin

Age: 65

Address: P.O. Box 250 , Eagle Lake, ME 04739

E-mail: E-mail address not provided

Web site: Web site not provided

Family: Single

Education: Bachelor’s degree in history and government, 1963, UMaine; advanced studies in political science, 1963-64, UMaine

Occupation: Educator-legislator

Experience: Teacher, Fort Kent Community High School to 1974; assistant professor, University of Maine, Fort Kent; treasurer, Northern Maine General Hospital in Eagle Lake; trustee, NMMC, Fort Kent; member of other civic groups

Top three priorities if elected:

? Restructuring of Maine’s property tax and tax reform.

? Continued work on health care, health insurance and prescription drugs.

? Roads, especially I-95 to St. John Valley.


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