With four-term Belfast legislator Erin Herbig running for state Senate, the race is on between two Democrats hoping to keep House District 97 blue.

Jan Dodge and Caitlin Hills, both of Belfast, are vying for the Democratic nomination and a chance to represent Belfast, Northport and Waldo in the Maine Legislature.

Recently, the candidates sat down with Belfast Community Media and Republican Journal reporter Ethan Andrews to compare views before the June 12 primary election.