Katrina Smith announces run for Maine House

Katrina Smith

Katrina Smith, a Republican from Palermo, has announced her run for State Representative for District 62; China, Palermo, Somerville, Windsor and Hibberts Gore.

Katrina, a real estate broker and small business owner is excited to meet her constituents and listen to the concerns and hopes they have for Maine.

“I care deeply for what is happening to Mainers which is why I have chosen to commit myself 100 percent to winning this district for Republicans. In the past two years Maine has faced a rapid loss of freedoms, one party legislation, jobs being lost and our elderly being abandoned. Our children have undergone undue stress and a severe loss of education that must be reversed. Mainers are now facing extraordinary cost of living increases which deeply worry families, and I cannot sit by and let it happen. The time to be quiet is far past and we must elect officials who will speak loudly for the people of Maine. I promise to be that person.

“I have spent my life in Maine and have lived in Palermo for the past seven years with my children attending the local elementary school and Erskine Academy, worshiping in local churches and enjoying the natural resources that abound in our area. We call this area home because we love the hard working people who believe in the way life should be. I am running because we need to ensure future generations can recognize the Maine we have always loved.”

In 2020 Katrina was a Republican candidate for District #96 against a two- time Democrat incumbent. After speaking to thousands of people and working every day to listen to constituents she won five out of seven towns and lost by only 67 votes. In 2021 Katrina became chairman of the Waldo County Republicans and focused on giving hope in tumultuous times, educating the public on pending legislation and working, with her team, to prepare for 2022 by raising the most money to elect Republicans of any county in Maine.

A graduate of Gordon College, she and her husband Mike have five mostly grown children and two granddaughters.

For more information you may visit www.katrinaformaine.com or on Facebook under Katrina Smith for Maine.


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2 replies
  1. Peter Daley
    Peter Daley says:

    It never bodes well when a candidate mentions winning for their party at the outset. Most candidates for state office in Maine downplay talk of party in the service of working together for the greater good. Smith’s party is the problem currently in America. Her allusions to freedom and, Maine as we know it are code for anti mask and vaccine nonsense. The GOP is the party of the former President who would set aside your legally tendered vote while chanting “stop the steal”. May she lose this time by a much greater margin. To the unnamed writer of this campaign announcement: Smith has not been listening to “her constituents” because she hasn’t any. They aren’t her constituents until she is elected to office, perish the thought. Please buy a thesaurus.

    • Ben Strong
      Ben Strong says:

      to be fair Peter, pretty sure the Town Line just copy and pasted her campaign announcement. what was that about “responsible journalism”?


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