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Who has extra vitality than the Energizer bunny? Rep. Jan Dodge does.
She is working for re-election to her third time period with the Maine State Home representing District 39 (Belfast, Northport, and Belmont). Within the ten years I’ve identified her, Dodge has held management roles in lots of native organizations, like Waldo County TRIAD and Getting older Effectively in Waldo County. I might inform immediately that she is each a thinker, and a do-er.
A “seat on the desk” within the Maine Legislature was the subsequent apparent path for Dodge’s management and vitality. I felt honored when she requested me to assist along with her marketing campaign, driving her door-to-door to fulfill the voters and listen to their issues. Some candidates by no means meet with their constituents, so I needed to marvel: Did she not learn the playbook on “How one can be a politician?”
Dodge threw that e-book out the window. We want leaders who’re keen to check the problems, the proposed laws, and take heed to what “We The Folks” are pondering and worrying about.
Even after the elections, I’d get messages from Dodge asking me, “What about this, or that?” or, “Does that make sense to you?” Most so-called leaders ship messages that both warn why you shouldn’t vote for that different candidate or they ask for cash. She requested me for a $5 contribution to qualify for Clear Elections funding. She isn’t beholden to large companies, landowners, or energy brokers.
She is simply too busy listening to us.