SENATOR LINDA VALENTINO
of York County
(D) Senate District 5
Buxton, Dayton, Old Orchard
Beach, Saco and part of Biddeford
Chair, Judiciary Committee
Linda Valentino served four terms in the Maine
House prior to being elected to the Maine Senate in 2012. While a member of the House, Valentino
sponsored a wide range of legislation including bills honoring Women Veterans, opposing bullying;
providing seed capital for businesses; and reforming campaign practices. She served on the
Appropriations, Taxation, and Veterans and Legal Affairs Committees, in addition to the Joint
Select Committee of Business Regulatory Fairness and Reform.
Valentino is a 1974 graduate of Thornton Academy. She has a B.A. in political
science from the University of Southern Maine and is a certified paralegal. She is a former
Commissioner of the Maine Liquor and Lottery Commission and was elected for three terms to the Saco
City Council, where she served as Deputy Mayor and Chair of the Finance Committee.
Valentino lives in Saco with her husband, Curtis Scamman. They have three
children and two grandchildren.