I have known Democratic candidate Dale Denno as a neighbor, parent, School Board member and more recently as an engaged community member. He is articulate and well read. While his days are spent working hard to understand the political system and the needs of all Maine people, his concern lies in building a future for our children and grandchildren. With a strong interest in education, he wants assurance that the leadership decisions being made today will open doors for training, jobs and an affordable lifestyle. As the son of parents who did not attend college, he appreciates the doors that were opened for him. The children walking into elementary schools statewide this week should be able to find work and a place to live that matches their dreams. Dale works hard to understand the issues. Dale has the energy necessary to represent us. He is my choice in House District 45.