The League is pleased to announce it has endorsed Governor Janet T. Mills in the upcoming race for Governor. The League’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve her endorsement at a special meeting held earlier this month.
“Governor Mills is an experienced leader who has successfully navigated our state through extraordinary times,” said Todd Mason, President/CEO of the Maine Credit Union League. “Her work to strengthen Maine’s economy and address critical issues like ending hunger are just a few reasons why she is deeply deserving of the credit union endorsement. She values our collective voice and has provided us a seat at the table when making key policy decisions. As an industry, we are fortunate that she recognizes the meaningful contributions credit unions make in the lives of their members, communities, and the State of Maine.”
Endorsements for public office are provided by the League to candidates who meet certain criteria including a history of credit union advocacy and a shared People Helping People philosophy. Relationships candidates have with their local credit unions also are considered during the decision-making process. The League does not endorse candidates based on their party affiliation.
“As Governor, I have fought for credit unions because I know they are cornerstones of Maine communities, with their friendly and trusted employees delivering vitally important services that Maine people and small businesses rely on every day,” said Governor Janet Mills. “I am proud to earn their support, and I pledge to continue fighting to ensure that Maine’s credit unions are strong because, when they are strong, so are people and small businesses across Maine.”
The League also has endorsed 91 candidates running for the Maine Legislature. To see the complete list of Maine House and Senate endorsements, please visit the League’s website. An announcement concerning the League’s congressional endorsements will be made soon.