Maine U.S. Senate candidate Betsy Sweet to be keynote speaker at Our Revolution Maine’s first-ever statewide Meeting April 1

Featured guests for this virtual event also include Mike Sylvester, Abbie Ryder and Benjamin T. Collings

PORTLAND, ME – Maine U.S. Senate Candidate Betsy Sweet will serve as the keynote speaker at a Our Revolution Maine’s first-ever statewide meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, April 1.

WHAT: Our Revolution Maine Statewide meeting featuring U.S. Senate candidate Betsy Sweet

WHEN: Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Livestream (

In addition to her 37 years of experience advocating for the people of Maine, Sweet stands out in her race as having worked on and helped pass critical legislation in Maine, including the first family medical leave act in the country as well as Maine’s Clean Elections Act.

Sweet is endorsed by several progressive organizations including Friends of the Earth, Brand New Congress, Progressive Democrats for America, Democracy for America, Justice Democrats.

A former director of the Maine Women’s Lobby and the Maine Commission for Women, as well as a small business owner, Sweet has spent her career advocating for people with disabilities, the elderly, women, children, and low-income individuals and families.

She gained statewide prominence in 2018, when she ran in the Democratic primary for Governor. Sweet was the only person to run as a clean elections candidate, and she helped write and pass the 1996 Maine Clean Election Act.