AUGUSTA—Earlier today, Democratic Senator Linda Sanborn of Gorham was sworn into the Maine Senate. Sen. Sanborn was elected to her first term in the Maine Senate in November. Chief Justice Leigh Saufley administered the oath of office to Sen. Sanborn and 32 of her Senate colleagues, all of...
Sen. Linda Sanborn is serving her first term in the Maine Senate, representing Senate District 30, which includes Gorham, part of Buxton, and part of Scarborough.
Having been elected to the Maine State Legislature in 2008, Linda served two terms on the Health and Human Services Committee and two terms on Appropriations and Financial Affairs. She has served on the Joint Select Committee on Health Care Reform Opportunities and Implementation, Child Care Advisory Council, HIV Advisory Committee, Substance Abuse Services Commission, the Health Care Exchange Advisory Committee, and a Roundtable on Aging.
Prior to her work in the Legislature, Linda had a 25-year career practicing family medicine in Gorham.
In her community, Linda is active on the Missions, Social Justice and Chicken Pie committees at the First Parish Gorham U.C.C. Linda is the current President of the Leavitt’s Mill Free Health Center in Buxton, a member of the Maine Lung Cancer Coalition, and a Corporator for Gorham Savings Bank.
Linda lives in Gorham with her husband, Jeff, a Gorham native. Linda and Jeff have three adult sons and one precious granddaughter.
- Medical Degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago.
- B.S. in Microbiology, Michigan State University
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