Five Democratic candidates running for Rep. Bruce Poliquin’s seat in the Second Congressional District will speak at a Candidates’ Forum on Sunday, January 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Hutchinson Center on Route 3 in Belfast. The free event is open to the public and no registration is required.
Jonathon Fulford, Jared Golden, Craig Olson, Tim Rich, and Lucas St. Clair will be present to make opening remarks as to why they should be the winning candidate in the Democratic Primary to be held in June. The Primary winner will face Poliquin in the general election in November. For the major part of the program, the Democrats will answer questions from the audience. There will be time at the end for audience members to talk individually with the candidates.
Fulford, who lives in Monroe, has been a farmer and carpenter for more than 30 years.
Golden, of Lewiston, is Assistant Majority Leader (Whip) in the Maine House of Representatives.
Olson is a small business owner who has served the town of Isleboro in multiple capacities.
Rich, who has worked in healthcare technology and as a political organizer, owns a café in Bar Harbor.
Lucas St. Clair is executive director of Elliotsville Plantation, promoting creation of a national park in the North woods.
The Forum is organized by Indivisible Waldo with co-sponsors Belfast Indivisible, Head of the Tide Indivisible, Midcoast Maine Indivisible, and Waldo County Chapter of Maine AllCare. For more info, contact Trudy at Indivisible Waldo, email@example.com