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Representative Lynne A. Williams
Rep. Williams
  Representing: Bar Harbor/ Cranberry Isles/ Lamoine/ Mount Desert
District #14

Rep. Lynne Williams is serving her second term in the Maine House of Representatives.

A graduate of Merrimack College, Williams subsequently received a Ph.D in Social Psychology from the University of Southern California with a specialization in conflict resolution.

After graduate school, she worked as an organizer in Southern California and as a fundraiser and campaign advisor for progressive candidates. In 1983-1984, she was on the national staff of Senator Gary Hart’s presidential campaign.

Williams subsequently completed her J.D. and is currently a solo practice attorney, specializing in marijuana business law and civil rights.

Williams lives in Bar Harbor and has held multiple positions on Town committees, including past Chair of the Planning Board, and current Chair of the Harbor Committee.

Lynne has one grown son, Brendan, who is a writer and a stand-up comedian.

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Rep. Williams is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Alcoholic beverage laws; adult-use marijuana regulation; lottery; for profit and nonprofit gambling, including games of chance, beano and raffles; slot machines, gaming devices; harness racing and off-track betting; election laws; campaign practices; campaign financing and disclosures; the Maine Clean Election Act; voter registration; direct initiatives and people’s veto; legislative ethics; lobbyist registration and reporting; Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices; veterans’ programs; Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management Services (except the Maine Emergency Management Agency); Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations; Gambling Control Board; and Maine National Guard.

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You can also contact me at my home:

13 Albert Meadow
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 266-6327

When the Legislature is in session, you can leave a message for me by calling the State House Message Phone: (800) 423-2900 or the State House TDD Line: Relay 711.