As a parent, teacher, union member, and community leader, Joe Rafferty believes in working together to guarantee equal rights and opportunities for everyone. Joe’s a first-generation college graduate who has spent his professional career helping students develop their sense of self. Those experiences showed Joe that Mainers need someone like him who will stand up and fight for them in the legislature.
- Worked tirelessly for his fellow educators by serving as president of the teacher’s union and chief negotiator on the team advocating for teacher benefits
- Served as the head football coach of the Kennebunk Rams for over four decades
- Will fight for affordable health care, high-quality public education, and good-paying jobs in the state capitol