Ellie Sato

Maine House of Representatives, District 109

Ellie will be an important voice for equality in the Maine House of Representatives!


Ellie is a dedicated professional with a background in dance and hospitality from Maine. Her experiences have propelled her to advocate for change, transitioning into various political roles from grassroots organizing to serving as a legislative aide for the Maine State Senate. Currently, she chairs the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Committee of the Maine Democratic Party, focusing on amplifying underrepresented voices in the state. Ellie’s goal is to address issues like property taxes, healthcare access, climate change mitigation, and public education funding. She also supports policies to tackle housing challenges, protect abortion rights, and provide legal aid to survivors of abuse. With a vision to become the first Japanese-American elected to Maine’s Legislature, Ellie aims to champion diverse communities and drive positive transformation in Gorham and the state.