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  Meiklejohn, Benjamin J.
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NameBenjamin J. Meiklejohn
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Seal Harbor, Maine , United States
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Born May 28, 1971 (48 years)
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Mar 25, 2020 02:14am
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InfoMeiklejohn is running as a Green Party candidate for State House in District 120. He made a previous run for state house in District 31, back in 1998. He received 26% of the vote and placed second in that race, beating out the Republican candidate by a substantial margin.

Since then, Meiklejohn has been elected (in 2001) and re-elected (in 2004) to an at large seat on the Portland School Board.

Education:
BA, University of Maine, 2001.

Professional Experience:
Member, AmeriCorps, 1998
Co-Chair, P'Nuts Food Co-op, 1993-1994.

Political Experience:
Candidate, Maine State House of Representatives, District 120, 2006
Chair, Maine Green Independent Party, 2001-2004
Co-Chair, University Green Party, 1994-1997
Penobscot County Green Party Delegate, Maine Green Party Council, 1995-1996.


Organizations:
Representative, University of Maine System Board of Trustees, 2002-present
Co-Chair, Student Environmental Action Coalition, 1996-1997
President, University of Maine Student Government, 1995-1997.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees:
Co-Chair, Committee to Stop Corporate Welfare, 1998-present
Member, Portland School Committee, 2001-present.

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  11/03/2020 ME State House 135 ???
  11/07/2006 ME State House 120 Lost 43.05% (-13.89%)
  11/03/1998 ME State House 031 Lost 26.03% (-33.24%)
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