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Mark Lawrence


Senator Mark Lawrence served as President of the Maine Senate from 1998 to 2000.

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Sen. Lawrence sponsors bill to promote solar energy usage in Maine

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, Sen. Mark Lawrence, D-Eliot, introduced a bill to incentivize the installation of solar energy equipment through a property tax exemption. The bill, LD 1191, “An Act To Exempt Solar Energy Equipment from Property Tax,” received a public hearing before the...

Sen. Lawrence recognizes celebrated state trooper Lt. Rob Nichols on his retirement

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mark W. Lawrence, D-Eliot, honored Lt. Rob Nichols with a legislative sentiment at the State House today, recognizing him for his many years of service as a State Trooper. A legislative sentiment is a significant expression from the Maine Legislature to acknowledge individual,...

Senator Mark Lawrence is serving his fifth nonconsecutive term in the Maine Senate, representing District 35, which includes the towns of Eliot, Kittery, Ogunquit, South Berwick, York and part of Berwick.

Senator Lawrence is a practicing attorney from Southern Maine, with a distinguished career in public service. He was first elected to the Maine House of Representatives during his second year of law school, where he served from 1988 to 1992. He then served four terms in the Maine Senate from 1992 to 2000, with two years as the President of the Maine Senate.

Following his career in the Legislature, Mark served as York County District Attorney from 2003 to 2010 before opening up a private practice in South Berwick.

Aside from his legal work, he is an active member of his community. Mark is one of the founding members of the Laudholm Trust in Wells and has worked to secure funding for Land for Maine’s Future. He lives in Eliot with his wife, Tina, and daughters, Céline and Hayley.


  • J.D., University of Maine Law School
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Bowdoin College

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