AUGUSTA—Earlier today, Democratic Senator Erin Herbig of Belfast was sworn into the Maine Senate. Sen. Herbig was elected to her first term in the Senate in November. Chief Justice Leigh Saufley administered the oath of office to Sen. Herbig and 32 of her Senate colleagues, all of whom have...
Sen. Erin Herbig is currently serving her first term in the Maine Senate. She represents the good people of Waldo County in Senate District 11.
A proud fifth generation resident of Waldo County, Herbig is dedicated to making working and living in Maine easier for students and families. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 2010, where she served four terms, including two as the Chair of the Legislature’s Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development Committee and one term as House Majority Leader. Throughout her legislative service, Herbig has fought consistently for long lasting investments in Maine’s rural community and workers statewide.
Erin graduated from Belfast Area High School in 1999 and earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from Boston College in 2003. She worked previously as the Outreach Director for Maine Farmland Trust and preserving our heritage industries remains a high priority for her.
Herbig lives in Belfast with her husband Joe and their two children, Anna and Charles. She is also a proud member of the Belfast Curling Club.