Rep. Nathan Carlow
State Representative, House District 137
Portions of Buxton and Hollis
Nathan Carlow is a lifelong Mainer, a proud educator, and one the youngest members of the Maine House of Representatives. His youth and independence make him an effective lawmaker, and a fervent advocate of the people in his House District.
In addition to his legislative duties, Nathan is serving on the Bonny Eagle school board. His dedication and work-ethic as a Board member has been noted by both current and former colleagues, and he’s well-known across the school district for his common-sense and down to earth attitude. As a state representative, his community has benefited from his level-headedness and willingness to work across the aisle.
Tragically, when he was only 11-months of age, Nathan’s dad, Michael, committed suicide. His mom eventually remarried, but the struggles his family experienced in the aftermath of this devastating loss had a profound impact on his outlook on life, family, and politics. He, like his dad, believes in doing the right thing for the right reasons, even when it may be unpopular.
His mother, Michele, is a nurse in Portland, and his step-father, Pete, works as a delivery man in Southern Maine. Both his parents instilled in him the values of hard-work, integrity, and a genuine love of Maine and his community. These are treasured lessons he has carried with him to the Legislature, and ones he enjoys sharing with other young people who meet with him.
In his second term, Representative Carlow was appointed to the Legislature’s important Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee.
Nathan was born May 18, 1999, is a graduate Bonny Eagle High School, and is the youngest legislator ever elected in Maine history.