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Joseph BaldacciDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 9
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Years of Age
25
Years of Experience
MEResidence (state)

John Elias Baldacci (born January 30, 1955) is an American politician who served as the 73rd Governor of Maine from 2003 to 2011. A Democrat, he also served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003. During his tenure as governor, Baldacci initiated reforms in the areas of health care, energy development, administrative reform and efficiency, public education, and led significant efforts to expand investment in workforce training and development. During his four terms in the U.S. Congress, he served on the Agriculture Committee and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of the non-partisan Northeast-Midwest Institute, a Washington-based, private, nonprofit, and nonpartisan research organization dedicated to economic vitality, environmental quality, and regional equity for Northeast and Midwest states.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
School of Law, University of Maine
JD
1988 - 1991
University of Maine
Bachelor of Arts Political Science and Government
1983 - 1987
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Senator
Maine State Senate
2020 - Current
Former Chair
Bangor City Council
2017
Governor
State of Maine
2002 - 2010
Senator
Maine State Senate
1982 - 1994
Member
Bangor City Council
1978 - 1981
Former Mayor
Bangor City
Manager
Momma Baldacci's Restaurant
1978 - 1995
Owner
Law Office of Joseph M. Baldacci
1991 - Current
Other Experience1 - 2 of 2
Co-Founder
Maine Association for Public Interest Law
Member
Bangor Convention Visitors Bureau