Former Democratic State Senator and former Teacher and School Superintendent in Windham. First elected in 1976 and served in the House until 1982, when he was elected to the Maine State Senate serveing until 1986. In 1989, he became Maine’s Secretary of State and was re-elected four years later. He returned to elected office in 2004 when he was elected to the Senate until 2012. In 2014, Diamond again ran for the State Senate, and was elected to a 7th non-consecutive term.