Byron Republican announces candidacy for State Senate District 19

Dave Duguay, a Byron Republican, announced he will run for state Senate to represent District 19.

Senatorial District 19 includes:

Oxford County – Andover, Bethel, Buckfield, Byron, Township, Dixfield, Gilead, Greenwood, Hanover, Hartford, Lincoln Plantation, Lovell, Magalloway Plantation, Mexico, Milton Township, Newry, North Oxford UT, Peru, Roxbury, Rumford, South Oxford UT, Stoneham , Stow, Sumner, Upton, West Paris and Woodstock.

Franklin County – Avon, Carthage, Coplin Plantation, Dallas Plantation Eustis, Jay, North Franklin TT, Phillips, Rangeley, Rangeley Plantation, Sandy River Plantation, South Franklin UT, Temple, Weld and West Central Franklin UT.

A graduate of Mexico City High School, Duguay retired as store manager of Hannaford Supermarket and Pharmacy after serving the organization for 42 years. He also attended Ricker College and the University of Maine system; and holds a Master Maine Guide license.

Duguay’s experience as an Oxford County Commissioner, for nearly 20 years, has positioned him to understand and address the important issues facing Senate District 19. health programs. Duguay is committed to protecting these precious networks and resources.

Duguay serves on the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments and the Western Maine Workforce Development Council. Duguay is a leader in volunteer activities, including serving as past president of the River Valley Rotary Club.

“Western Maine people deserve a strong, trusted voice in Augusta. As an experienced business professional who has dedicated years to our communities, Dave is a trusted leader. Dave has not only shown himself to be fiscally responsible and accountable in running the county as a commissioner over the past two decades, but he has also shown his heart for service in numerous ways, including moderating countless town/town meetings. school budget meetings and 40 years of volunteering. with the River Valley Area Rotary Club. I am happy to endorse Dave Duguay for Maine Senate.

~Senator Lisa Keim, Senate District 19, Deputy Senate Republican Leader.

Duguay has served on the boards of Rumford Hospital, the River Valley Growth Council, the SAD 43 School Board and the Rumford Finance Committee. Additionally, he served as treasurer and president of the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments, as well as treasurer of the United Way of Oxford County. He was appointed by Governor Lepage to sit on the National Labor Council. Duguay is also an honorary member of the National Honor Society for his community service.

Duguay is married to Patricia Duguay, retired executive director of the River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition. Together they celebrated 43 years of marriage and were blessed with two grown children, a son-in-law and two grandchildren all living in Oxford County.

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