Harold “Trey” Stewart is a fifth generation Aroostook County native who is serving as one of the County's two state senators. Trey is the grandson of former Representative and attorney Harold "Bud" Stewart and the son of Superior Court Justice Hal Stewart and the late Melanie Stewart who tragically lost her battle with cancer in 2021. Trey graduated from Presque Isle High School (2012) and then attended the University of Maine (2016) before returning home to Aroostook County. Trey completed his MBA from the University of Maine (2018) while in his first term in the Legislature. He will graduate from University of Maine School of Law in May 2022 while fulfilling his legislative responsibilities. He looks forward to following in his grandfather's and father's footsteps and practicing law in the County with a goal of ensuring that northern Mainers have access to legal representation.
A dedicated public servant.
Sen. Stewart is a dedicated public servant. He serves as a Rotarian, Chamber of Commerce member and a Mason, volunteers on the Board of Directors for the Aroostook County Action Program, the NMCC Foundation, the UMPI Board of Visitors, and served as a volunteer firefighter for five years in Presque Isle.
The most effective Republican in Augusta.
During the past two major legislative sessions, Sen. Stewart passed more pieces of legislation than any other Republican in the state, demonstrating his ability and willingness to work across party lines and with the Governor to get the job done. Previously, Sen. Stewart passed legislation to ensure jobs remained local by expanding markets in the forest products sector, reducing barriers for those seeking to join or rejoin the workforce, providing benefits to Maine's veterans, expanding life-saving resources to combat the opioid epidemic, lowering northern Maine's energy costs, and ensuring rural Maine students had the same state resources as their urban counterparts.
In the last major legislative session in 2021, Sen. Stewart sponsored 14 successful bills that received final passage, more than any elected Republican in Maine. The following are some of the highlights: