May 30, 2024

House District 3

Limestone-Van Buren area


Bernard L. A. Ayotte

Age: 64

Hometown: Caswell

Address: 1469 Van Buren Road

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Education: BA, biology and chemistry

Family: Married, three children, four grandchildren

Occupation: Retired, former educator and business owner

Experience: Education and lumbering

Reason for running: Affordable health insurance, better business climate for Maine, and alternative energy sources.


Wade McLaughlin

Age: 36

Hometown: Limestone

Address: 14 Garden Court

Web site:

Education: Limestone Community School; University of Maine at Presque Isle (teaching); University of Maine at Fort Kent (political science)

Family: Single

Occupation: Substitute schoolteacher throughout Aroostook County, recently the athletic administrator at Limestone Community. Former education technician at East Grand and Mt. Blue High Schools.

Experience: Former town chairman and current vice chairman of the Limestone Democratic Party. Former regional chairman of the Aroostook County Democratic Party. Coordinated campaign field organizer for Aroostook County. Was 2000 Democratic candidate for the Maine House of Representatives.

Reason for running: I want Augusta to work for you in order to have a lasting, positive impact for our communities. I want to build a consensus with legislators to make government work for the people. I will provide open, responsive government to the people. I believe that hard work and new ideas will keep us moving forward. Please vote for Wade McLaughlin.

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