District: 23 (map)

Committe: Minority Leader -

Party: Republican

Previous Service: House: 123, 124 Senate: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 6%; AFL-CIO 6%; MCV 22%; MSEA 0%; NFIB 100%; MWL 23.5%; MEA 0%

2010 Ratings: AFL-CIO 29%; NFIB 86%; SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 223-5177 (home)

Email: senatorthibodeau@aol.com

Official Website - Facebook

Address: 169 Coles Corner Rd., Winterport


2012 Election

General: Thibodeau 10,747; Curry 9,306
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Thibodeau: $12,675.98 (Clean Elections Candidate) Curry: $21,287.22 (Clean Elections Candidate)
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Thibodeau 9,365; Piotti 7,903
Primary: Unopposed

2008 Election

General: Thibodeau 2,445; Yentes 2,242
Primary: Unopposed

2006 Election

General: Thibodeau 1,940; Gilbert 1,651
Primary: Selected to run by the Republican Party

In the News

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Candidates set for Portland's November elections - Bangor Daily News
Incumbent Mayor Michael Brennan will be opposed by former state Sen. Ethan Strimling and Portland ... In District 2, covering the western end of the peninsula and a portion of the neighborhood near the University of Southern Maine, Councilor David ...and more »

OUR OPINION: LePage's public records dodge flouts law's intent - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Maine's Freedom of Access law is a pillar of an open and effective government, but if it's this easy to skirt, it will be rendered meaningless. If the Legislature needs to update the law's language to close a ... In one, the governor informs Senate ...and more »

Calendar Listings for the Week beginning August 27 - Freepress Online
Email calendar listings to copyedit@freepressonline.com or mail to The Free Press Calendar, 8 North Main St., Suite 101, Rockland, ME 04841 or FAX to 596-6698 by noon the Friday before the Thursday publication date. Please include your name, address ...

Maine court: 65 bills are law after governor misses deadline - WNCN
... more bills than any other governor in Maine history. Eves and Republican Senate President Michael Thibodeau teamed up in court to oppose LePage, but House Republicans backed the governor and urged the justices to let lawmakers consider his vetoes.

Maine Gov. Paul LePage's candor fuels controversy -- but he's not backing down - Los Angeles Times
"Speaker Eves has got a point, and we don't want to be putting people in the position where they have to worry about personal retribution," said Michael Thibodeau, the Republican president of the Maine Senate. LePage has not backed down, casting his ...

LePage: Mill layoffs show need for tax, energy changes - WMTW Portland
In a letter to House Speaker Mark Eves and Senate President Michael Thibodeau Friday, LePage criticized lawmakers for blocking his energy and tax proposals and urged them urged them to "come out from under the dome" to see what's happening in the ...and more »

LePage says he was 'in the dark' on private Maine budget talks, despite his ... - Press Herald
Senate President Michael Thibodeau, R-Winterport, and other top lawmakers have said the final budget talks were designed to break an impasse over tax cuts, welfare and an unidentified spending initiative sought by House Republican leader Rep. Kenneth ...

Sen. Thibodeau representative to meet weekly with constituents - Republican Journal
Maine Senate President Michael Thibodeau, R-Waldo, recently announced Constituent Services Director Dorothy Havey will meet with constituents every Wednesday in Waldo County by appointment. Havey is available to visit with residents throughout the ...

Community honors local World War II heroes - Foster's Daily Democrat
Speaking for the 127th Maine Legislature was Representative Anne Marie Mastraccio, who read sentiments signed by Senate President Michael Thibodeau and Speaker of the House Mark Eves. "This tribute is part of the effort to keep the spirit of '45 alive ...and more »

LePage, lawmakers continue fight over disputed laws in court filings - Bangor Daily News
... in a brief filed Wednesday by Senate President Michael Thibodeau, R-Winterport, and House Speaker Mark Eves, D-North Berwick — disputed the governor's contention that by recessing from June 30 to July 16 lawmakers “prevented” LePage from returning ...