Terry Morrison (politician)

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Terry K. Morrison
Member of the Maine House of Representatives
from the 122nd district
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 3, 2008
Preceded by Larry Bliss
Personal details
Born Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Political party Democratic
Residence South Portland, Maine
Occupation Businessman
Website terrymorrison.org

Terry K. Morrison is an American businessman and politician from the state of Maine. A Democrat, he serves in the Maine House of Representatives, representing the 122nd district which is centered on his hometown of South Portland.

Born and raised in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Morrison moved to Portland as a teenager and graduated from Portland High School. He then attended Husson College in Bangor, majoring in business. He has since worked as a restaurant manager in South Portland.[1]

Morrison has long been active in Maine politics. He served as vice chairman of the Cumberland County Democratic Committee and has been active in EqualityMaine. He first ran for public office in 2008, seeking to succeed the term-limited Larry Bliss in the 122nd House district. Morrison did not attract any primary opponents and faced Brian Durham, a Republican, in the general election. He won by 67 percent to 33 percent and took office in December 2008.

In his first term in the House, he serves on the Insurance and Financial Services Committee.[2]

Morrison is openly gay.[3] He is one of five openly gay members of the Maine Legislature, alongside Reps. Justin Chenette (D–Saco), Matt Moonen (D–Portland), Andrew McLean (D–Gorham) and Craig Hickman (D–Winthrop).

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