David C Woodsome


Office Sought: Senator – District 33
Age: 70
Occupation: Retired high school teacher and coach
Education: BS in Education, University of Maine, Orono; Sanford High graduate
Family: Proud single father of two successful and strong adult daughters.
Hometown: Waterboro

Political experience

State Senator, District 33, Maine – 1 term
Senate Chair, Energy, Utilities & Technology Committee – 1 term
Waterboro Selectman – 2 terms
Chairman, Board of Selectmen (Waterboro) – 1 year
Selectman Liaison, 20-year Comprehensive Plan (Waterboro) – 2 years

Why are you running for office?

Two years ago I was asked to run for Maine State Senate. I decided to do so because I was fed up with Washington-style politics, which I feared were heading for Maine, including entrenched partisanship. This is clearly still a problem on a national and state level and I am committed to continuing my efforts to make inroads. To do that, I need the continued support and confidence of the voters. I am Senate Chair of the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee, which plays a critical role in building our economy while protecting our environment. However, there are additional critical issues that are central to the health and wellbeing of our citizens. We need the parties to work together to address these issues. I have made significant gains for bipartisanship by reaching across the aisle to work on issues, not politics. I want to continue the in-roads I’ve made for bipartisanship in order to ensure that Maine has the leadership it needs to build a strong future.


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