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Jill’s political aspirations started early in life. As a very young girl, she was inspired by her father’s involvement in local politics, and ran for student president with a catchy campaign slogan of, “Don’t be a turkey, vote for Barkley.” This early win would be a foreshadowing of what was yet to come. As a card holding democrat, Jill successfully organized Republicans United for Marriage for the Yes on One campaign, which granted the freedom to marry to every Maine couple in 2012.
As if that wasn’t enough preparing democratic women to run for public office, Jill a former Chair of the Portland Democratic City Committee, and Co-Founder of Pride Portland!. She has been honored twice as Portland’s Best Activist by the Portland Phoenix, and honored with leadership awards from the League of Young Voters and Equality Maine. So needless to say, if we find Jill’s name on a ballot, she will definitely get our vote.
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