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"We believe you [Poppy} is the best candidate in the HD 49 race to represent Maine's working families and retirees, and you have earned our endorsement."
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I want to thank all of you who have taken the time to look at my website, talk with me, and follow my Facebook page (click on "Contact" below). Your support means everything to me. I would also like to thank the people who have already or will be writing Letters to the Editor (LTE) to endorse and support my General Election candidacy. They are all written by people who know me and write honestly about who I am, what we have done together, and why they are asking others to vote for me. Thank you all!
I am writing to encourage residents of House District 49 to elect Poppy Arford to the Maine state legislature. Poppy has lived and raised her family in Brunswick for 35 years, and is devoted to our community. She will work tirelessly for the best interests of everyone if elected to serve in the House of Representatives.
It goes without saying that we are living through challenging times, especially because of the COVID 19 pandemic. Quality, affordable health care is essential for all Maine people, and Poppy's highest priority issue is making sure that all citizens can receive the health care they need. With the Affordable Care Act under attack by the Trump Administration, we need every capable advocate for access to medical care on duty where it counts.
Poppy's passion for quality health care comes from her own experience. Some years ago, her husband was seriously ill, and was hospitalized for a month. Fortunately, the family had good health insurance. She realized that many families were less fortunate. That experience propelled her into the realm of patient advocacy and led her to becoming a founding member of Maine AllCare, an organization committed to universal access to affordable health care.
Poppy has also worked effectively to protect Maine's environment. While on the Brunswick Town Council, she was a leader in creating and strengthening the town-wide recycling program. She also founded a program for schools and nonprofits in central and mid-coast Maine, ShareCenter, which collects reusable material from the commercial sector and makes it available to educators. She has always been a passionate outdoors woman, having led wilderness expeditions for Outward Bound early in her career. Poppy will listen to all constituents, and will do what is best for Brunswick and Maine. Please vote Poppy Arford for House District 49.
"To all my District 49 citizens in Brunswick..I would like to ask you to cast a vote for Poppy Arford on Nov. 3rd, as our legislative House representative... Or even better, cast an Absentee Ballot. Many of you know I ran for this seat, and Poppy won. It was during the campaign, when all of us running together, really interacted and got to know each other. I will tell you that Poppy is a HARD worker and VERY dedicated, and will go above and beyond to work for the citizens of District 49, Brunswick, and the whole state.
When I came in 2nd, Poppy asked me if I would be part of her “election team” and I gladly accepted. The reason I did is because she is a supported and fighter for all the issues that were and are real important to me. Such as Affordable Health Care, State School dollars for the towns, trying to work towards the 55% that all us citizens voted for several years ago, and that the LePage era sliced and sliced it. She is also a VERY huge advocate for our environment, which is very important to me. I could go on and on…But will close with, we can’t go wrong with Poppy Arford…She will FIGHT for us like you have not seen before. Vote Poppy Arford District 49 House Seat. Thank you
If you have questions, I am easy to find, feel free to get in touch.
Kathy E Wilson
At Large Councilor
Of the candidates for Maine House District 49, I think Poppy Arford is the best qualified. My reasons are three:
First, Poppy has served on Brunswick’s Town Council and has a good understanding of our local needs and our contributions to the state of Maine.
Second, Poppy has served in Augusta as a legislative committee clerk and has the experience to begin the job of state representative without a long learning period.
Third, Poppy supports and will work for universal health care for all Mainers. When I was in the legislature, I worked hard for this cause.
Universal health care is vital for Maine people, especially in this age of pandemics, and Poppy will do her best to see it become law.
I ask you to vote for Poppy Arford as our representative for House District 49 in the upcoming general election.
Again, thank you to everyone who has written a letter in support of my candidacy. If you would like to hear from more members of the community, offering their support and endorsement, please click below. Thank you.