Lloyd Chase of Liberty announced his candidacy for House District 44 (Appleton, Hope, Islesboro, Liberty, Lincolnville, Morrill, and Searsmont) Tuesday, May 8.

Chase is a retired Vietnam veteran who spent nine years in the Maine Air National Guard and 30 years working for Delta Air Lines. He is a Maine native, born and raised in Caribou.

“I was born here, went to school here, and raised my kids here,” said Chase. “I am committed to rebuilding our local economies, energizing our downtowns, investing in education, and bringing balance back to Augusta.”

Chase is running as a clean elections candidate. He currently lives in Liberty with his wife Pam.