Mark Dion (politician)

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Mark N. Dion
Member of the Maine House of Representatives for the 113th District
In office
December 2010 – December 2016
Succeeded by Heather Sanborn
Personal details
Born 1955 (age 61–62)
Political party Democratic
Residence Portland, Maine
Alma mater University of Southern Maine
Profession Law enforcement officer & Lawyer
Website House Biography

Mark Dion (born 1955) is an American politician, law enforcement officer and lawyer from Maine. Dion, a Democrat, was elected Sheriff of Cumberland County, Maine in 1998. Re-elected in 2002 and 2006, Dion chose not to seek re-election as Sheriff in 2010. Instead, he successfully sought a seat in the Maine House of Representatives. In 2013, Dion was named Chair of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee.[1]

Dion is running for Governor of Maine in 2018.[2]


Dion earned a B.A. in criminal justice at the University of Southern Maine, a M.A. in human services administration from Antioch College and a J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Mark Dion's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Cousins, Christopher (October 12, 2017). "Former Maine sheriff enters race for governor as a Democrat". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved October 12, 2017.