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Mark Lawrence


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

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Pres. Jackson, Sens. Curry and Lawrence celebrate offshore wind proposal that protect heritage lobstering area

Draft plan reflects intent of the Legislature to protect Lobster Management Zone 1  AUGUSTA — Last week, BOEM announced a Draft Wind Energy Area in the Gulf of Maine and an accompanying 30-day public comment period. The draft proposal excludes nearly all of Lobster Management Area 1, which...

Senate and House give initial approve to Lawrence bill to set standards for offshore wind energy projects

AUGUSTA – On Thursday, the Maine Senate and House voted in favor of a bill from Sen. Mark Lawrence, D-Eliot, to set guidelines and standards for any offshore wind project being proposed for the Gulf of Maine. LD 1895, “An Act Regarding the Procurement of Energy from Offshore Wind Resources,”...

Senator Mark Lawrence is serving his sixth 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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