The following candidates are running for House District 15, which includes most ofSaco except for a portion of the city that extends from downtown to the shoreline and another portion of the city that is adjacent to the town of Dayton. Saco residents may vote at the Community Center at 75 Franklin St., Nov. 4, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.. To vote by absentee ballot, contact the city clerk at 284-4831. (From the Courier Newspaper)
Name: Justin Chenette (Democrat)
Address: 19 Buckthorn Circle, Saco.
Family: Haven’t been blessed yet with a family of my own, but have a very loving and devoted extended family.
Occupation: President/owner of Chenette Media LLC, director of community relations at Saco Drive-In Theater.
Prior political experience: State representative, 2012 to present, vice chairman of the Legislative Youth Caucus, 2012 to present, member of the State & Local Government Committee, 2012 to present, president of the Maine Young Democrats, 2014 to present, State Board of Education, 2008 to 2009.
Volunteer/community involvement: Founder/ president/CEO of the Saco Bay Center for Civic Engagement, state director of the Young Elected Officials Network, member of the Biddeford-Saco Chamber of Commerce, Thornton Academy class agent, Unite Against Bullying walk organizer, member of the Saco Area Historical Society, member of the city of Saco Vision Process Steering Committee and a notary public.
Thornton Academy senior, Porter Washington, interviews Rep. Justin Chenette on his new show Eye on Politics on TATV Channel 3...