Republican Journal to hold candidates forum tonight

Sep 04, 2014

The Republican Journal is sponsoring a candidates forum for the eight Maine State House of Representatives candidates currently running for election in Waldo County.

The event will be held Sept. 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Waldo County General Hospital Education Center. Local attorney Lee Woodward will moderate the forum, which will pose questions submitted by readers to the candidates.

If you have a question you would like to ask the candidates, e-mail it to

Candidates for House races in  Waldo County are:

District 96

Palermo, Liberty, Montville, Searsmont, Morrill, Belmont, Lincolnville

Christine S. Burstein (D-Lincolnville)

Peter Weston (R-Montville)

District 97

Belfast, Waldo, Northport

Paige Brown (G-Northport)

Erin Herbig (D-Belfast)

There is no Republican candidate for District 97.

District 98

Winterport, Frankfort, Swanville, Searsport

Joseph Brooks (U-Winterport)

James Gillway (R-Searsport)

District 99

Burnham, Troy, Unity, Thorndike, Jackson, Monroe, Freedom, Knox, Brooks

Brian Jones (D-Freedom)

MaryAnne Kinney (R-Knox)

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