April 07, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE

House District 8, Houlton-Orient area

Democrat

Richard C. Cleary

Age: 38

Address: P.O. Box 9, Houlton, ME 04730

E-mail: rccleary@ainop.com

Web site: Web site not provided

Family: Wife, Robin Cleary; daughter, Rachel Hope Cleary, age 15

Education: Bachelor’s degree in political science, 1990, University of Maine with distinction; law degree, 1993, WNEC, School of Law, cum laude

Occupation: Attorney, Cleary Law Office; small-business owner; Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee, Department of Justice, Office of U.S. Trustee

Experience: Appointed by Gov. Angus King as public administrator for Aroostook County; youth leader, Hodgdon United Baptist Church; assistant football coach and board member, Aroostook Football League

Top three priorities if elected:

? Improving roads and infrastructure.

? Helping small business through economic growth.

? Working with educators to create opportunities for our youth.

Republican

Dale L. Flewelling

Age: 55

Address: 43 Mooers Road, Houlton, ME 04730

E-mail: E-mail address not provided

Web site: Web site not provided

Family: Wife: Lois; three adult children: Eric (married to Julie), Gretchen and Marcus; two grandchildren: Landon and Lucas

Education: Attended Northern Maine Technical Institute

Occupation: Retired; former small-business owner, sold Dale’s Transmission Service to son Eric

Experience: Former member SAD 29 board, Houlton planning board, Maine Service Center Coalition executive board; currently serving third term on Houlton Town Council, two years as chairman

Top three priorities if elected:

? Tax relief

? Education

? Transportation


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