Matthew Pouliot

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Matthew Pouliot
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Member of the Maine Senate
from the 15th district
Assumed office
December 5, 2018
Preceded byRoger J. Katz
Member of the Maine House of Representatives
from the 86th district
In office
December 3, 2014 – December 5, 2018
Preceded byAnn E. Dorney
Succeeded byJustin Fecteau
Member of the Maine House of Representatives
from the 57th district
In office
December 5, 2012 – December 3, 2014
Preceded byMaeghan Maloney
Succeeded byStephen J. Wood
Personal details
Born1986 (age 32–33)
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceAugusta, Maine
EducationUniversity of Maine at Augusta

Matthew Gary Pouliot (born 1986) is a member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 15, which includes north and west Augusta. Elected in November 2012 at the age of 25, Pouliot is one of the youngest members of the Maine Legislature. He graduated from Cony High School in Augusta, received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Maine at Augusta, and works as a Realtor.[1]

Pouliot serves on the Legislature's Education and Cultural Affairs Committee, where he has introduced several bills, passing measures to advance financial literacy in Maine's high school curriculum[2] and allow municipalities to prohibit sex offenders from living within 750 feet of a recreational area.[3]

Pouliot is a native of Augusta. He serves on the Kennebec Valley Board of Realtors, the Augusta Rotary Club, the Augusta Downtown Alliance, and Junior Achievement of Maine. He is a member of the Franco-American Calumet Club. Pouliot married the former Heather Marie Veilleux on August 17, 2013.[4] The Pouliots reside in Augusta.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meet Rep. Matt Pouliot". Maine House Republicans. Retrieved 2013-12-21.
  2. ^ Cover, Susan M. (2013-04-19). "Young lawmakers push financial literacy education". The Kennebec Journal. Retrieved 2013-12-21.
  3. ^ "Bill would close loophole on sex-offender residency ordinances". The Morning Sentinel. 2013-02-20. Retrieved 2013-12-21.
  4. ^ "Pouliot,Veilleux". The Morning Sentinel. 2013-08-17. Retrieved 2013-12-21.