Senator Eric Brakey is serving his second term in the Maine State Senate. He represents District 20, which consists of Auburn, New Gloucester, Poland, Minot and Mechanic Falls.
Senator Brakey is the first Republican to win this district with more than 60% of the vote since Peter Whitmore in 1988 and Olympia Snowe in 1976.
When first elected at the age of 26, Senator Brakey was the youngest serving member of the Maine State Senate. He serves as the Chair of the Health and Human Services Committee and as a member of the Marine Resources Committee.
Senator Brakey represents the 8th generation of his family to live in Maine. Currently, he manages financial records for Brakey Energy, a family business that helps companies reduce their energy costs and become energy efficient.
Brakey is a graduate of Ohio University, Honors Tutorial College. He lives in Auburn where he volunteers his time with the Lewiston/Auburn Community Little Theatre and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Androscoggin County.