Democrat John Piotti of Unity and Republican Mike Thibodeau of Winterport will vie for the State Senate District 23 seat in the Nov. 2 election. District 23 encompasses all 26 municipalities in Waldo County.

Piotti is currently in his fourth term as a member of the House of Representatives, representing District 45. Thibodeau is in his second term as a member of the House, representing District 42. Articles about the two candidates can be found at the links below.