May 29, 2024
CANDIDATE PROFILE

Senate District 22

Knox County area

Democrat

Dave Miramant

Age: 53

Hometown: Camden

Address: 174 Mountain St.

Web site:

Education: BA in biology from the University of Maine at Farmington

Family: Married to Dee Webster; two children, Ashley and Joshua

Occupation: Pilot

Experience: 123rd Legislature in House of Representatives, District 46, Camden-Rockport; Camden Selectboard; Camden Personnel Committee; Camden Budget Committee; board member, Maine Coast Men, community service and building strong families; board member, Midcoast Boys to Men, mentoring young men and women in our community

Reason for running: Our country is at a crossroads and Maine can be the leader for the challenges we are facing. This is a time for new leadership with vision, compassion and courage to work toward solutions, then step up and take action. As state representative I started this process; as state senator I will work hard to make it happen.”

Republican

Christopher Rector

Age: 57

Hometown: Thomaston

Address: 30 Knox St.

Web site:

Education: BA in economics, University of Southern Maine; certificate program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Family: Married 32 years, two children

Occupation: Self-employed art publisher and retail store owner

Experience: Three terms, Maine House, District 48; ranking member, Business, Research and Economic Development Committee; House Republican member, Maine Economic Growth Council; member, Community Preservation Advisory Committee, Joint Select Committee on Prosperity, Joint Select Committee on Research, Development and the Innovation Economy; board member, Knox-Waldo Regional Economic Development Council and GrowSmart Maine; member, Working Waterfront Coalition; board member, Maine Compact for Higher Education; co-chairman, Maine Solutions Project; board member, former chairman, Center for Maine Contemporary Art; member, Thomaston Fire Department

Reason for running: “I will put my experience in the Legislature and the private sector to work for Senate District 22. Creating new jobs and a strong economy, reducing energy costs and expanding affordable private health insurance options are the important issues facing Knox County. I will work day and night to tackle our challenges and get Maine back on track.”


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