Campaign to Elect Betsy Sweet for US Senate in Maine

About Campaign to Elect Betsy Sweet for US Senate in Maine

Democratic Candidate Betsy Sweet Challenges
Republican US Senator Susan Collins

Now Hiring Campaign Finance Staff for 2020 Campaign

If you want to work for an establishment Democratic US Senate candidate, you can stop reading this job posting. . .

But, if you want to work for a candidate who's fully committed to supporting and advocating for the Green New Deal, Medicare for All, and Eliminating Student Debt, then keep reading and join our team!

Betsy Sweet has been fighting to protect working-class values in Maine’s state budget for 37 years. She has organized for the Equal Rights Amendment, served as the Executive Director of the Maine’s Women’s Lobby, and then the Commissioner for Women under Governors Brennan and McKernan. She was a founding supporter of Equality Maine MLGPA. Betsy is also a sexual harassment prevention trainer for businesses, agencies, and schools.

Her many accomplishments as a lifelong progressive advocate on behalf of Mainers

Writing and helping pass the first Family Medical Leave Act in the country
Writing and helping create the first Clean Elections system in the country
Securing AIDS funding during the height of the AIDS crisis
Working to get environmental toxins out of building materials and children’s toys
Expanding the Human Rights Act in Maine to include educational opportunities
Co-founding the Civil Rights Team Project, a student-based anti-bullying program

To learn more about Betsy, and her progressive, bold stands on issues such as the Green New Deal, Medicare for All, Education, Campaign Finance and Democracy
Reform, and Human Rights, please check out her website,

And of course, please check out the record of the incumbent, Republican Susan Collins. While she may be best known for her support of now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, she is also well known for sounding like a moderate and voting like a conservative.

Betsy’s campaign is now hiring fundraising staff. Prior campaign and fundraising experience is not required. This job is an excellent opportunity for those interested in pursuing a career in Democratic politics or looking for a once in a lifetime experience.
All who are interested should send a resume and cover letter to:

Responsibilities include:

Traveling and working directly with Betsy
Organizing and coordinating fundraising events
Compiling and analyzing data and research
Developing and implementing strategic plans

Applicants for this position must:

Have excellent communication skills
Be able to write clearly and concisely
Be able to balance and prioritize multiple projects
Have proven organizational skills
Be personable and enjoy working with others
Be comfortable communicating on the telephone
Ideally, have database experience

To apply, e-mail a resume and a cover letter to:


Political intern

April 2020 - July 2020 Hallowell, ME
“I liked learning about the campaign process and being a field organizer. ”
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