Terry Morrison (politician)
|Terry K. Morrison|
|Member of the Maine House of Representatives
from the 122nd district
December 3, 2008
|Preceded by||Larry Bliss|
|Born||Boothbay Harbor, Maine|
|Residence||South Portland, Maine|
Terry K. Morrison is an American businessman and politician from the state of Maine. A Democrat, he serves in the Maine House of Representatives, representing the 122nd district which is centered on his hometown of South Portland.
Born and raised in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Morrison moved to Portland as a teenager and graduated from Portland High School. He then attended Husson College in Bangor, majoring in business. He has since worked as a restaurant manager in South Portland.
Morrison has long been active in Maine politics. He served as vice chairman of the Cumberland County Democratic Committee and has been active in EqualityMaine. He first ran for public office in 2008, seeking to succeed the term-limited Larry Bliss in the 122nd House district. Morrison did not attract any primary opponents and faced Brian Durham, a Republican, in the general election. He won by 67 percent to 33 percent and took office in December 2008.
In his first term in the House, he serves on the Insurance and Financial Services Committee.
Morrison is openly gay. He is one of five openly gay members of the Maine Legislature, alongside Reps. Justin Chenette (D–Saco), Matt Moonen (D–Portland), Andrew McLean (D–Gorham) and Craig Hickman (D–Winthrop).
- Terry Morrison for State Rep: About Terry, retrieved 2009-02-14
- Maine House of Representatives: Rep. Terry Morrison, retrieved 2009-02-14
- Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute: Out Officials, retrieved 2009-02-14
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