Maurice Castonguay

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Maurice Castonguay
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Candidate for
Maine House of Representatives District 81
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolLivermore Falls (1965)
Bachelor'sWright State University
Military service
Service/branchAir Force
Years of service4 Years
Websites
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Maurice Castonguay was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 81 of the Maine House of Representatives.[1][2]


Castonguay served in the United States Air Force for four years, spending one year in Vietnam.[3]

Issues

Campaign themes

Castonguay's website highlights the following campaign themes:[3]

Education

  • Excerpt: "Every child should have access and the ability to get a college or trade school education. Whether they choose to go to college is their choice, but our public schools should have the funding to educate every child with this priority."

Respect and dignity for our elderly

  • Excerpt: " Our elderly are depending on us for their future, the ability to live comfortably and have proper medical care available."

The environment and how it effects all of us

  • Excerpt: "I will not allow further rollbacks of our environmental laws and push to reinstate those the previous legislature pushed through."

Every person in this state should have the right to earn a livable wage

  • Excerpt: " I will push for job innovation, research and development, local business assistance, and agricultural education so we all can live comfortably and not worry about heat and where our children’s next meal will come from."

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Castonguay ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 81. Castonguay ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent L. Gary Knight (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 81, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngL. Gary Knight Incumbent 54% 2,388
     Democratic Maurice Castonguay 46% 2,037
Total Votes 4,425

Personal

Castonguay and his wife Karen have six children.[3]

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