Mark Eves, a former Maine House speaker, is among seven Democrats running for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.
Eves was elected to the Maine House of Representatives in 2008, where he served the maximum allowed four terms, the last two as House speaker, from 2012 to 2016.
Eves earned a bachelor’s from the University of Louisville and a master’s from the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He is a family therapist.
Maine Public’s Mal Leary asked Eves why Democrats should choose him over the field: