2014 maine elections
Voters Guide
2014 maine elections
Voters Guide
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John l Martin, Democrat

Office Sought: Representative - District 151

Occupation: education


University of Maine



Hometown: Eagle Lake

Why are you running for office? To represent the people of northern maine

Poltical Experience:

former legislator

The federal health care law has offered to pay states to expand their Medicaid programs to provide health coverage to low income Mainers. Do you support Medicaid (or MaineCare) expansion?Yes

Would help to prevent hospital loses being shifted to private insurers.

Reform of the state’s public assistance programs has been the focus of debates in the State House and on the campaign trail. Do you believe that the state’s welfare programs are too generous?No

What, if anything, would you change about welfare?Better enforcing of the law.

Do you support raising the state’s minimum wage from $7.50 an hour?Yes

By how much?10.00 in steps

Would you support legalization of marijuana?Other

Please explain your position on legalization?Watch what if happening in CO and WA.