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Maine Voters Could Send a Logger
From the Allagash to the U.S. Congress.
Tuesday, June 10, Maine voters will hold their Democratic Primary.
Running as a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives – District
2 (the northern ¾ of Maine) is a logger from our end of the State. Come Tuesday, we will be
supporting and voting for one of our own: logger and Senator Troy
Troy Jackson is the salt-of-the-earth populist and lifelong
resident from the woods of Allagash located in extreme northern
Aroostook County. Learn
what Troy stands for by viewing this powerful MUST WATCH You
Tube video (17:01) of Troy’s speech filmed last week.
You will then see for yourself that Troy is the kind of leader the
United States needs to have representing hard-working middle class
families in Washington, D.C. Troy is authentic. He
from a different cloth than the lawyers and millionaires which now
overrun the Congress.
life as a logger has shaped him with first-hand experience of the
effects of out-of-state corporations exploiting families and communities
for their own self interest. Throughout his life, he has been
unapologetic vocal champion of the working class. Upon election to
office, Troy rose through the ranks and earned the respect of his peers
to become Majority Leader in the citizen Maine Senate. One year ago
when our Congressman Mike Michaud - paper mill worker from East
Millinocket - decided to challenge in 2014 incumbent Tea Party Governor
Paul LePage, the Second District Congressional seat opened up. Troy
decided to make the effort to follow in Mike's footsteps and represent
As Co-Chair of the joint
legislative Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (ACF) Committee, Troy played a pivotal role in
getting Maine's GMO Label law passed.
Jim worked with Troy last year on that GMO Label law. Troy can't be
bought and he will always relentlessly fight for what he believes best
serves the interests of working people. View
Troy’s recent debate on Maine Public Television here.
In the end, the most important qualities for any candidate are depth of
character, honesty and a steadfast commitment to protect those who are
politically weak and without a voice. In this way, few are as well
qualified as Troy Jackson.
Troy is an
exceptional and courageous leader this country needs to have in
Washington. That's why we are supporting Troy Jackson for U.S. Congress
and we hope you will, too.
Can Help Troy Jackson Get Elected:
you are in Maine’s Second District, please vote on Tuesday
- and bring a friend to the polls with you.
you are outside, and have friends or family in Maine
forward this letter, or share
the above image on Facebook, or click
here for a link you can share. And encourage
them to vote and spread the word for Troy.
• As the underdog, Troy is being
outspent and is
paddling upstream. If you are able, please donate
to Troy’s Campaign TODAY so his well-organized
get-out-the-vote effort on Tuesday will be even more effective. Remember, in low turnout
elections, polls can be trumped by those individuals highly motivated
to show up and vote!
Helping Troy Jackson helps us all.
Megan Gerritsen & Family