Dawn Hill

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Dawn Hill
Dawn Hill.jpg
Member of the Maine Senate
from the 1st district
In office
2010 – Present
Preceded by Peter Bowman
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Profession Lawyer
Website http://www.dawnhill.org/

Dawn Hill is an American politician from Maine. A Cape Neddick, York resident, Hill represents the 1st Senate District. Prior to being elected a Maine State Senator, she represented part of York County in District 149 from 2006-10.[1]

Education and career[edit]

Hill graduated from West Virginia University College of Law in 1979. After graduating, she moved to the Cape Neddick neighborhood of York. She became licensed as an attorney in both West Virginia and Maine. She runs a dog training and activity facility in York and serves on the Board of Directors of the York Land Trust.[1]

In June 2009, Hill announced her intention to seek the Democratic Party's nomination for the 2010 gubernatorial election. However, she withdrew from the race in January 2010, citing difficulties in fundraising due to the large number of candidates participating in the primary.[2]


  1. ^ a b Biography DawnHill.org
  2. ^ Dawn Hill explains reasons behind leaving crowded gubernatorial race SeaCoast Online, January 6, 2010