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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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 ...

Citizen initiatives are for the people, not governors who want sole control - Bangor Daily News
Collectively, these representatives represent the people of Maine as much as the governor does. Senate President Mike Thibodeau, a Winterport businessman who has emerged as a leading Republican voice of reason and compromise in the Legislature, ...and more »

Seacoast roundup: PHS golf closes regular season with momentum - Seacoastonline.com
The Saints closed a fine regular season of their own and are tournament-bound at 15-8, carding 40s from Michael Kates, Patrick Vetter and Eric Keilty. Their other scorers were Mike Torr and Joe Kramer with 42s. Kennett closed its season at 5-15. GOLF.

'Ungovernor' LePage undoing Maine's government - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Will they act like Senate President Michael Thibodeau, R-Winterport, who this year worked with Democrats to pass a compromise budget over the ungovernor's veto? Or will they be like Rep. Michael Timmons, R-Cumberland, who told his town's councilors ...and more »

LePage slams Legislature, makes yet another contribution to government dysfunction - The Ellsworth American
No one thought it applied to Maine. How times have changed. The confrontational style ... He went on a tear when legislators refused to support the budget he submitted, calling out Senate President Mike Thibodeau for special disdain. Legislators in ...

Lyman recognized for commitment to town of Lincolnville - Republican Journal
Photo by: Dwight Collins Dorothy Havey, right, reads a Legislative Sentiment honoring Lois Lyman, center, for her years of service to the town on its Planning Board and other volunteer boards. The sentiment was co-authored by Rep. Christine Burstein ...

Gloucester Police Chief Visits Belfast to Talk About “Assist Not Arrest” - Freepress Online
But McFadden said it would be difficult to fully adopt the Gloucester model because there are not nearly as many resources available in Maine as in Massachusetts. While Massachusetts has expanded Medicaid coverage for low-income people and allocated ...

Capitol Notebook: Term limits will change the 2016 Legislature - The Forecaster
The biggest change for the 2016 election will be new leadership of the House of Representatives, resulting from Maine's term limits law. The law limits ... Mike Thibodeau would likely remain as Senate president if Republicans retain control. Portland ...

Local students recognized for achievements - Norwich Bulletin
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 2015 Charles O. Thompson Scholars (May 2015): Kyle McCormick, Colchester. John Mcginn, Pomfret Center. Michael Paquette, Woodstock. Colby-Sawyer College graduates (May 2015): Morgan Friel, Old Lyme, Bachelor of ...

Progress - Mount Desert Islander
I am proud of that work and of the bipartisan leadership from House Speaker Mark Eves and Senate President Mike Thibodeau that resulted, against all odds, in a fair compromise budget that contained property tax relief, lower income taxes for the middle ...and more »