Michael V. Saxl
|Michael V. Saxl|
|Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives|
|Member of the Maine House of Representatives
from the 118 district
|Preceded by||James V. Oliver|
|Succeeded by||John Eder|
Michael V. Saxl is American lawyer and former politician from Maine. Saxl, who lived in Portland's West End, was a member of the Maine House of Representatives from the 117th – 120th legislatures (1995–2002). He was Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives from 2001–02. He is a Democrat.
Saxl, a native of Bangor, was elected in a special election in February 1995 to replace Jim Oliver, who resigned to join the Peace Corps. He won 61% of the vote, beating both a Republican and a Green Independent. He was a second year law student at the time of election and son of fellow State Representative Jane Saxl of Bangor.
After leaving the Maine House of Representatives, Saxl became a lobbyist, including Winter Harbor Properties, a real estate firm.
- Michael Saxl bio Maine.gov
- "Portland Democrat wins District 31 race". Bangor Daily News. Associated Press. March 1, 1995. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
- Rooks, Douglas (December 7, 2000). "Maine House Turns to Saxl". Sun Journal. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
- Canfield, Clarke. "Proposed green resort has some seeing red". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
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