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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Legislature overrides 20 of LePage's 33 vetoes on final day - Bangor Daily News
Republican Senate President Mike Thibodeau said serving in the 127th Legislature was hard and at times “doggone miserable.” But he said progress is progress, no matter how minor. “If we do everything exactly right and if we make all the right decisions ...and more »

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements - Concord Monitor
The Hopkinton JV boys' lacrosse team (7-2) defeated Trinity, 2-0. Leading the way offensively for the Hawks was Corey Breault and Allan Faulkner with a goal each, while Pete Sintros added an assist. Thayer Maughan and Ryan Hughes helped preserve the ...and more »

Legislative panel to review Maine wardens' poaching sting - Bangor Daily News
Republican Senate President Michael Thibodeau said Inland Fisheries and Wildlife chief Chandler Woodcock and Col. Joel Wilkinson, head of the warden service, are expected to attend. “Obviously there's been a lot written about what went on in the St ...and more »

For Republicans, a tough road to hold onto Maine Senate majority - Bangor Daily News
Senate President Mike Thibodeau, a Republican from Winterport, is running against Democrat Jonathan Fulford of Monroe again after a recount was needed in their 2014 race. The district leans Republican by less than 1 percentage point. — Sen.and more »

Big solar worked to kill Maine solar energy bill - Press Herald
Sunrun gave $1,250 to PACs benefiting Senate President Mike Thibodeau, R-Winterport. It gave $250 each to PACs benefiting Sen. Tom Saviello, R-Wilton, and Sen. Andre Cushing, R-Hampden, the assistant majority leader. By contrast, Sunrun donated ...and more »

Lawmakers move slowly on investigating Maine Warden Service - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Spokesmen for House Speaker Mark Eves, D-North Berwick, and Senate President Michael Thibodeau, R-Winterport, said they are taking a wait-and-see approach before calling to reconvene a committee of the Legislature, which is adjourned, to conduct any ...and more »

How Maine's Time Limit on Welfare Pushed One Woman to Pull Herself Out of Poverty - Daily Signal
Now, nearly a decade later, she's transitioned off of public assistance and has a full-time job working for the state, a change she attributes in part to the 60-month time limit enacted by Maine Gov. Paul LePage, a Republican, in 2012. “It forced me to ...

LePage role in Trump presidency could benefit Senate head - CT Post
FILE - In this March 3, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is welcomed to the stage by Maine Gov. Paul LePage, in Portland, Maine. LePage has ... The president of the Senate is Michael Thibodeau, who has shown more ...

Maine Republicans start to align behind Donald Trump - Bangor Daily News
“We're all hoping that he's tremendously successful this fall,” said Senate President Mike Thibodeau, R-Winterport, who hadn't endorsed a candidate. “Hopefully he'll find the right chord to strike with the American people that will add to that success.”.and more »

Senate President Mike Thibodeau emerges from budget scuffle as unlikely peacemaker - Bangor Daily News
NORTH FRANKFORT, Maine — Mike Thibodeau has been called a lot of things: truck driver, father, road builder, husband, shovel-maker, Republican state representative and now, most recently, president of the Maine Senate. No one ever branded him ...and more »