State Senate Candidate: Low taxes, small government harm society


BATH – A Democratic candidate running in a special election to replace Senate Majority Leader Seth Goodall (D-Sagadahoc) in Senate District 19 told the Bangor Daily News on Monday that he believes low taxes and small government are harmful to society.

According to BDN, Will Neilson of Arrowsic, a former Republican who announced his Democratic candidacy on Monday, said, “I’ve become convinced that the ideas of low taxes and small government are actually harmful to society as a whole.”

Bath City Councilor David Sinclair and workforce development specialist Eloise Vitelli have also announced that they will run as Democrats in the forthcoming special election.

The only Republican who has announced is Paula Benoit, a small business owner and former state senator.

About Steve Robinson

Steve Robinson was the editor of The Maine Wire from 2013 through 2014. A native of Dexter, Maine, Robinson is a graduate of Bowdoin College, and is currently a Producer for The Howie Carr Show in Boston.

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