University of Maine at Farmington. University of Maine.
In 2010, the Republican Willette was elected to represent District 7 in the Maine House of Representatives, covering much of central Aroostook County including part of the city of Presque Isle. A graduate of Presque Isle High School, Willette earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Maine at Farmington in May 2011. He is a Juris Doctor candidate at the University of Maine School of Law.
Maine House of Representatives
= Elections In 2010, he decided to run for Maine"s 7th House district based in Aroostook County.
He was the Republican nominee and defeated Democrat nominee Troy Haines 54%-46%. = Tenure The district includes 10 towns: Castle Hill, Chapman, Hammond, Littleton, Mapleton, Masardis, Monticello, Wade, Washburn, and Oxbow.
In addition, it also includes part of the city of Presque isle and unorganized territory of Central Aroostook. He was also the House Chairman of the Legislative Youth Advisory Council for the 125th Legislature.
In the next session, he was elected as Assistant Minority Leader of the House Grand Old Party leadership.
In his first term in the Maine House, he sponsored a resolution which passed raising the speed limit on I-95 between Houlton, Maine and Old Town, Maine. He resigned his seat on September 4, 2014, stating that his work on Governor Paul LePage"s reelection campaign has rendered him unable to adequately represent his district. = Committee assignments Leaves of Absence
Rules and Business
Veterans and Legal Affairs
2014 congressional election
On July 1, 2013, Willette announced he would run for the open Maine"s 2nd congressional district seat, after incumbent congressman Mike Michaud announced he would run for governor, though he suspended his campaign on August 28, 2013.
State of Maine
Willette as spokesman for the Department of Administrative and Financial Services addressed a string of cyber attacks in the state in late March 2015.
Maine Republican Party, Republican Party.
He served as the Assistant Republican Leader, and, during his time in the Legislature, was both the youngest member of legislative leadership in Maine"s history and the youngest in the United States.