Linda Baker

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Linda Baker
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Candidate for
Maine State Senate, District 23
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
ProfessionEducator
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Linda Baker is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 23 of the Maine State Senate.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Baker's website highlights the following campaign themes:

ON EDUCATION

...common sense reforms to put children first in Maine.

"We need to develop a stronger education base for our youth, which enables them to become life-long learners while remaining gainfully employed in the state of Maine. Programs need to be developed and promoted which are business and learner friendly, like apprenticeships..."

ON WELFARE REFORM
...making sure Mainers who are truly in need get the help they need.

"I strongly believe in helping those in need but feel our current public assistance programs need to be examined and revamped to better serve the needy and eliminate waste and abuse..."

ON TAXES
...for those who put their lives on the line for our safety and freedom.

"Maine taxes are among the top five in the nation. Our residents are being taxed to the point that many no longer can afford to live in the manner they had planned, or feel the need to leave the state. I will work hard to lower existing taxes whenever possible and ensure that no new taxes are imposed..."[2][3]

Elections

2014

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the primary election was April 28, 2014, and the deadline for non-party candidates to run in the general election was June 2, 2014. District 19 incumbent Eloise Vitelli was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Linda Baker was unopposed in the Republican primary. Vitelli, Baker and Alice Knapp (G) face off in the general election.[4][5]

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