Special Election for House District 19 Set for November; Jean Noon of Springvale Seeking Democratic Nod

Posted on August 12, 2015. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , |

Governor Paul LePage and Secretary of State Matt Dunlap announced today that a special election to fill the seat last held by second termer Rep. William Noon (D-Springvale), who passed away last month, has been set for November 3:

    Maine’s three political parties, the Democrats, Green Independents and Republicans, will now caucus to choose candidates for the seat. Candidates must be nominated by 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 28. Petitions for non-party candidates may be requested from the Elections Division and must also be submitted to the Secretary of State by Friday, Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. Write-in candidates must be declared and file with the Secretary of State by 5 p.m. on Sept. 14.

    The candidate elected by Sanford voters in November will serve out the remainder of Noon’s term, which will run until the General Election in November 2016.

JeanNoonAmong those running is his widow Jean Noon. From a press release:

    “It’s an honor to take on the important work that my husband started in service to our community and our state,” said Jean Noon. “As a farmer, teacher and longtime resident of Springvale, I know first hand the challenges facing communities like ours.”

    Noon is an organic sheep farmer. She raises sheep on her 75 acre farm in Springvale. Jean also served as an art teacher for 13 years in local public schools.

    “It is an honor to have Jean run for Bill’s seat. She is the perfect candidate to carry out his work for the citizens of Springvale and Sanford,” said Speaker Mark Eves, D- North Berwick. “Bill was a great legislator and a good friend, and I know he would be very proud to see his wife continue his work.”

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Good luck, I am sure your husband is very proud of you, I hope you enjoy the legislature, and I am positive you will serve the people of Sanford and Maine very well.

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