As of the March 15 filing deadline, the Maine Secretary of State’s list of candidates shows several Maine House contests coming up for Waldo County voters in the June 14 primary election. This will be the first election in new districts created by the Legislature last fall based on 2020 Census results.

Here is a rundown by district of what elections will look like in June and November.

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In District 37 (Searsport, Stockton Springs, Prospect, Winterport and part of Frankfort), three Winterport residents have filed. Republicans Kevin J. Kelley and Reagan L. Paul will square off in the June 14 primary for the GOP nomination. The winner of that contest will face Democrat Margaret English-Flanagan in the general election Nov. 8. Incumbent Democrat Scott Cuddy of Winterport has not filed to seek a third term.

 

 

 

Four candidates have filed to run for the seat representing District 38 (Unity, Thorndike, Knox, Jackson, Brooks, Monroe, Waldo, Swanville and part of Frankfort): Heather Elizabeth “Betsy” Garrold of Knox, a member of the Green Independent Party; Robyn M. Stanicki of Unity, a Democrat; and Republicans Benjamin C.Hymes of Waldo and Jesse J. Waryck of Brooks, who will vie for their party’s nomination in the June primary.

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In District 39 (Belfast, Belmont and Northport), incumbent Rep. Janice “Jan” Dodge, D-Belfast, is unopposed in the primary, but will face off against Republican Stephen J. Hemenway of Northport Nov. 8.

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Incumbent Rep. S. Paige Zeigler, D-Montville, will face Republican Tricia M. Harrington of Liberty in November to represent District 40 (Montville, Liberty, Morrill, Searsmont, Lincolnville, Islesboro and the Knox County town of Appleton). Zeigler is seeking a fourth term in the Maine House.

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In District 62 (Palermo, plus the Kennebec County towns of China and Windsor and the Lincoln County town of Somerville), Republicans Katrina J. Smith of Palermo and Jennifer V. Tuminaro of China will vie in the June primary for their party’s nomination. The winner will face off in November against Democrat Pamela J. Swift of Palermo for their district’s seat in the Maine House.

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Democrat Phillip Bloomstein of Freedom and Republican Scott W. Cyrway of Albion will compete for the seat representing District 63 (Freedom, plus the Kennebec County towns of Albion, Winslow and Unity Township).

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Both candidates for the District 68 seat (Troy, Burnham, Clinton and the Somerset County town of Pittsfield) are from Pittsfield. Republican Amanda Noelle Collamore will face Democrat Stanley Byron Short in November.

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In the race for Waldo County sheriff, Chief Deputy Jason W. Trundy of Lincolnville, a Democrat, is up against Searsport Police Chief Todd A. Boisvert of Searsport, a Republican, to succeed Trundy’s boss, retiring Sheriff Jeffrey Trafton, a Republican.

Incumbent Waldo County Commissioner Betty I. Johnson of Lincolnville will face a challenger in June, Owen R. Smith of Belfast, for the Democrat Party nomination. The winner of the primary will run against Republican David A. Thompson of Waldo in November.

In the race for state Senate District 11 (all of Waldo County), incumbent Glenn “Chip” Curry, D-Belfast, will be challenged in November by Rep. MaryAnne Kinney, R-Knox, who will be termed out of her Maine House seat.

For the 2nd District congressional seat, Republicans Elizabeth M. Caruso of Caratunk and former Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Orrington will vie in the June primary for their party’s nomination. The winner will face incumbent Rep. Jared Golden, D-Lewiston in November. Golden is seeking his third term in Congress.

In the state gubernatorial race in November, former Republican Gov. Paul LePage is challenging incumbent Gov. Janet Mills, a Democrat, seeking to take back his old job.