As a neighbor, Bettyann Sheats has impressed me with her dedication to the well-being of her community.

Busy as a small business owner and campaigner for Maine Senate, she still came to an 8 a.m. community meeting outdoors in the rain. She reliably comments thoughtfully to emails seeking input on other community issues.

When she knocked on our door, she emphasized that she was listening for concerns people had to be sure to pay special attention to those in Augusta. I looked up her legislative record from the Maine House and found she had submitted sensible bills addressing the needs of Maine people in areas such as veterans’ affairs, more accessible public transportation, and increasing railway options.

Bettyann’s core values of decency and fair play stand out in every entry she posts on Facebook and in every personal encounter.

We can vote for her for Senate District 20 with confidence.