Justin Alfond

Justin Alfond DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Justin AlfondDEMDemocrat American politician
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MEResidence (state)

Justin Loring Alfond (born January 8, 1975) is an American politician and real estate developer. He served as a Democratic State Senator from the 8th District, which represents much of Portland. Alfond was first elected to the State Senate in 2008 to replace Democrat Ethan Strimling; he beat former State Senator Anne Rand and Cliff Ginn. He was re-elected in 2010 and 2012. In 2012, he faced Green Independent Party Chair Asher Platts. Alfond won with 71% of the vote in a two-way race.Following his re-election to a third term in November 2012, he was chosen as President of the Maine Senate by his fellow Democrats in the Maine Senate. Upon being re-elected to his fourth term, he was chosen to be the leader of the now-minority Democrats.Alfond was the second youngest Senate President since 1880, when Joseph A. Locke held the position at 36 years old.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
Tulane University
Bachelors Business Management
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Minority Leader
Maine State Senate
2014 - 2016
Senator
Maine State Senate
2008 - 2016
President
Maine State Senate
2012 - 2014
Assistant Minority Leader
Maine State Senate
2011 - 2012
Chapter Director
League of Young Voters, Portland
2003 - 2008
Professional Golfer
Real Estate Developer
Other Experience1 - 7 of 7
Member
Board of Directors, New England Board of Higher Education
Member
Board of Directors, Kennebec Valley Community College
Member
Opportunity Maine
Member
New England Secondary School Consortium
Member
Maine Initiatives
Member
Board of Directors, Avesta Housing
Former Member
Joint Education & Cultural Affairs Committee, Maine State Senate