Name: Will Hoar
Campaign: Independent candidate for Congress in the 2nd district
Lives in: Southwest Harbor
Opponents: Republican Bruce Poliquin, Democrat Jared Golden, independent Tiffany Bond
On his resume: Special education teacher. Serves on the boards of the Acadia Family Center and the Summer Festival of the Arts. Has never worked in government or held elective office.
Noteworthy positions: A recovering alcoholic and addict, Hoar says addressing the opioid crisis and fixing the health care system are among his highest priorities.
Fun fact: Says he regrets once declining the opportunity to work as a shepherd in New Zealand.