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Seth Berner
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Candidate for
Maine House of Representatives District 115
PartyGreen Party
High schoolShaker Heights (1974)
Bachelor'sBrandeis University (1978)
J.D.University of Maine School of Law (1983)
Date of birth11/26/1956
Place of birthCleveland, Ohio
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Seth Berner was a 2012 Green candidate for District 115 of the Maine House of Representatives.[1] Berner was a Green candidate for District 134, Maine House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010 state legislative election.

Berner owns and operates his own private law practice.[2]


Campaign themes

Berner's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Excerpt: "Maine needs a progressive tax policy - Tax those who have, not those who don't, and Maine will have more revenue and fairness."
  • Excerpt: "Maine needs to save our children - Far too many Maine children are living in poverty, sickness and despair. "
  • Excerpt: "Maine needs to commit to fighting climate change - Only an all-out War on Pollution will give our children a future."
  • Excerpt: "Maine needs health care for everyone - Insurance is not care, and even people with insurance are losing homes and getting sicker."
  • Excerpt: "Maine needs to give human rights to everyone - We need marriage equality and an end to racial profiling."



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Berner ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 115. Berner ran unopposed in the June 12 Green primary and was defeated by Erik Jorgensen (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Maine House of Representatives, District 115, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngErik Jorgensen 66.6% 2,867
     Green Seth Berner 33.4% 1,439
Total Votes 4,306


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Berner's opponents in the November 2 general election were Democratic incumbent Stephen Lovejoy and Republican candidate Chase Martin. According to unofficial results, Lovejoy defeated Martin and Berner in the November 2 general election.[4]

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