Alexander Willette

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Alexander Willette
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Maine House of Representatives, District 7
Former member
In office
2010 - 2014
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
BirthdayApril 2, 1989
Alexander Reginald Willette (b. April 2, 1989) is a former Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 7 from 2010 to 2014. Willette, who had already declined to run for re-election, resigned on September 5, 2014, due to professional commitments as well as his work as the spokesman for Gov. Paul LePage's (R) re-election committee.[1]


Willette earned his B.S. from the University of Maine at Farmington in 2011. His professional experience includes working as a Realtor.[2]

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Willette served on the following committees:

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules and Business of the House


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Willette served on the following committees:



State House

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the primary election was April 28, 2014, and the deadline for non-party candidates to run in the general election was June 2, 2014. Troy Haines was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Alexander Willette was unopposed in the Republican primary but withdrew afterwards and was replaced by Dustin White. Jacqueline Lundeen withdrew before the Republican primary.[3][4]

U.S. House

See also: Maine's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

Willette planned to run in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Maine's 2nd District.[5] Willette would have sought the Republican nomination in the primary. He withdrew from the race, announcing he was suspending his campaign, on August 28, 2013.[6]

“I want to do what is best for my party and at this time I believe my resources and energy will be better spent helping Republicans win Maine’s 2nd, working to keep the governor’s mansion and retaking the majority in the legislature. Therefore, I will be suspending my campaign for the 2nd Congressional District as of today,” Willette wrote in an email to supporters.[6]


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Willette won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 5. Willette ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Robert Saucier (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[7][8]

Maine House of Representatives, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlexander Willette Incumbent 52.4% 2,005
     Democratic Troy Haines 47.6% 1,824
Total Votes 3,829


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Willette's opponent in the November 2 general election was Troy Haines. According to official results, Willette defeated Haines by 247 votes.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 7 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Alexander Willette (R) 1,657 53%
Troy Haines (D) 1,410 45%[9]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Willette is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Willette raised a total of $14,279 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[10]

Alexander Willette's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 7 Won $6,835
2010 Maine State House, District 7 Won $7,444
Grand Total Raised $14,279


Willette won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Willette raised a total of $6,835.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Alexander Willette's campaign in 2012
Associated General Contractors of Maine$350
Respect Maine Pac$350
Snowe for Senate$350
Maine Motor Transport Association$350
Nadeau, Allen Michael$350
Total Raised in 2012$6,835
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, Willette raised $7,444 in contributions.[11]

His top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $6,944 to his campaign.


Willette is married to his wife, Melissa.[2]

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Preceded by
Patricia Sutherland (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 7
Succeeded by