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Senate Democrats offer condolences to Mason, Crafts families

AUGUSTA — The leadership of the Maine Senate Democrats released the following statements regarding the death of Rep. Gina Mason, R-Lisbon, mother of Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason, R-Lisbon, and cousin of the Hon. Dale Crafts, R-Lisbon. SENATE DEMOCRATIC LEADER, TROY JACKSON, OF...

Statement from Sen. Jackson regarding white supremacist rally, response from GOP leaders

AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson released the following statement regarding the gathering of white supremacist hate groups in Charlottesville, VA, on August 11 and 12, and regarding the troubling reactions by President Trump and Gov. LePage to the same. "Joshua Chamberlain,...

Sen. Troy Jackson is serving his fourth term in the Maine Senate and second as the Senate Democratic Leader. He represents Senate District 1, which includes northern Aroostook County.

A lifelong resident of the St. John River Valley and a logger by trade, Sen. Jackson is a passionate advocate for workers’ rights, including protections from unfair international competition and the freedom to join a union.

Sen. Jackson is a member of the Democratic National Committee, and has previously served on the Maine Legislature’s committees on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife; Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development; State and Local Government; Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry; and Energy, Utilities and Technology.

He attended Allagash Consolidated Community High School, and graduated from the University of Maine at Fort Kent. He lives in Allagash with his partner, Lana Pelletier. They have two adult sons, Chace and Camden.


  • Knights of Columbus
  • Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine
  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades


  • Graduated from the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

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