Maloney Endorsed by Attorneys General, State and County Leaders
AUGUSTA, ME – Several well-respected Maine leaders today announced their endorsement of Maeghan Maloney, candidate for District Attorney of Prosecutorial District IV, Kennebec and Somerset Counties. The endorsements further demonstrate the broad support for Maloney’s candidacy.
“As Maine’s former Attorney General and top prosecutor I learned a
great deal about running a busy prosecution office. In my view,
Maeghan Maloney has the legal experience and organizational skills to effectively and professionally direct the Assistant District Attorneys in the discharge of their day to day duties, including protection of the public,” noted Andrew Ketterer.
In addition to Ketterer, two other former Attorneys General offered
their support for Maloney, James Tierney and Janet Mills. Maloney
served in the Maine’s AG’s office from 2004-2008.
Former Independent candidate for Governor and attorney Eliot Cutler,
also endorsed Maloney’s candidacy.
“I’m impressed with Maeghan’s understanding of the complex issues facing our justice system and her proven ability to bring people together to implement solutions that work for all Mainers,” said Cutler.
Additional endorsements came from Somerset County Commissioners Robin Frost and Lloyd Trafton.
“Maeghan is an accomplished attorney and has proven to be an effective leader in every professional role she’s held. She’ll work closely with local communities and law enforcement to make sure we have solutions that work,” noted Trafton.
Frost added, “I am proud to support Maeghan in her bid for District
Attorney and see her as the “scales of justice. She and I feel the
same in that politics has no place in the courtroom. Even though we
are enrolled in different parties, I know she is the right candidate
for the job and will stand strong by enforcing the law for everyone.”
Maloney, who has been meeting with voters and community leaders in
Kennebec and Somerset Counties stated, “I am honored to have the
support of these respected Maine leaders. The D.A.’s office must work with many stakeholders in the legal, police and policy communities to make sure that our laws are enforced fairly and efficiently. I am committed to working with all these sectors to insure that our citizens have a smart, modern justice system.”
In addition to serving as an Assistant Attorney General in Maine,
Maloney, during her 15 years of experience as an attorney, she also
headed the multimillion dollar civil forfeiture unit in Portland,
Oregon, and has tried cases in Augusta, Waterville and Skowhegan
courts. She is currently finishing a term in the legislature as the
Representative for District 57 in Augusta, where she authored the
legislation to authorize Maine’s first Veterans Treatment Court.
Maloney is a graduate of Harvard Law School, Swarthmore College and
Leavitt Area High School in Turner. More information on her experience and campaign plan is available at: http://www.Maloneyforda.com.