April 08, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE

House District 33, Steuben-Jonesport

Democrat

Clifford Norton III

Age: 32

Address: 2088 Indian River Road, Jonesport, ME 04649

E-mail: cliffordnortoniii@yahoo.com

Web site: Web site not provided

Family: Single

Education: Associate degree in accounting, 1995, Beal College; banking diploma 2002, New England School of Banking at Williams College

Occupation: Now working as a sternman on my brother’s lobster boat; before that I worked as a bank manager for Bangor Savings Bank for three years.

Experience: My career for the last 10 years has been in banking. Approximately 61/2 years as a commercial credit analyst and approximately three years as a bank manager.

Top three priorities if elected:

? Increasing educational funding for rural schools.

? Property tax relief for long-term residents.

? Affordable access to health care for all Maine residents.

Republican

Joseph L. Tibbetts

Age: 58

Address: 278 Saco Road, Columbia, ME 04623

E-mail: jtfromc@maineline.net

Web site: jtfromc.com

Family: Wife, Sharon; three adult children, six grandchildren

Education: Graduate of Narraguagus High School Class of 1967; college: law enforcement and business management; graduate of the school of hard knocks and still taking refresher courses

Occupation: Elected sheriff of Washington County

Experience: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Vietnam veteran; Maine state trooper, retired; patrolman Old Town police; disabled American combat vet; own and operate small blueberry farm

Top three priorities if elected:

? Review Natural Resources Act LD 1981-HP 1388.

? Economic development and transit infrastructure for Washington County.

? Proper treatment and law enforcement to address the opiate addiction.


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