August 04, 2020
CANDIDATE PROFILE

House District 45

Unity-Freedom area

Democrat

John Piotti

Age: 47

Hometown: Unity

Address: 1075 Albion Road

Education: BS engineering, MIT; BS public policy, MIT; MS management, MIT

Family: Married to Susan; two children

Occupation: Executive director, Maine Farmland Trust

Experience: Twenty-plus years experience working on economic development, agriculture and environmental policy; six years in Maine Legislature; current chairman, Committee on Taxation; past chairman, Committee on Agriculture, Conservation, & Forestry; nationally recognized leader in sustainable agriculture; one of eight Americans selected to receive prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship in 2005

Reason for running: I have a deep commitment to rural Maine, to improving its economy by supporting farms and small businesses, and pursuing other strategies that build upon our rural character and sense of place. I want to see comprehensive tax reform enacted, a subject to which I’ve devoted considerable time and energy.

Republican

Matthew W. Evans

Hometown: Palermo

Address: P.O. Box 181

Reason for running: Candidate did not provide information.


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