Sara Gideon is an American politician from Maine who is currently Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives. A Democrat from Freeport, Gideon represents District 48 of the Maine House of Representatives, which encompasses part of Pownal and Freeport of Cumberland County. First elected in 2012, Gideon was reelected in 2014 and chosen as Assistant Majority Leader of the Maine House of Representatives.
|102nd Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives|
Assumed office |
December 7, 2016
|Preceded by||Mark Eves|
|Education||George Washington University (BA)|
In 1994, Gideon earned a B.A. in international affairs from George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs in Washington D.C. She moved to Freeport in 2004 and served as Vice Chair of the Freeport Town Council. She also worked as an advertising account executive at USA Today.
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