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David C. Burns

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David C. Burns
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Maine State Senate, District 29
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Maine House of Representatives District 32
2008-2012
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
David Burns is a Republican member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 29. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Burns served in the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 32 from 2008 to 2012.

Biography

Burns' professional experience includes working as a Sergeant of Detectives, Maine State Trooper and private investigator.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Burns served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate 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. District 7 incumbent Rebecca Millett was unopposed in the Democratic primary. John Ridge was unopposed in the Republican primary. Mark Diehl is running as a Green Party candidate.[2][3]

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Burns won election to District 29 of the State Senate. He defeated Kathleen Caso in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012. He defeated Anne Perry (D) and F. James Whalen (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

Maine State Senate, District 29, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Burns 43.1% 7,158
     Democratic Anne Perry 37.7% 6,262
     Independent F. James Whalen 19.2% 3,182
Total Votes 16,602
Maine State Senate, District 29 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid C. Burns 67.9% 1,584
Kathleen Caso 32.1% 750
Total Votes 2,334

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 02, 2010, David Burns ran for District 32 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Katherine Cassidy.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 32 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png David Burns (R) 1,795 55%
Katherine W. Cassidy (D) 1,384 43%[5]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, David Burns ran for District 32 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Katherine Cassidy.[6]

David Burns raised $8,978 for his campaign.[7]

Maine House of Representatives, District 32
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Burns (R) 2,093
Katherine Cassidy (D) 1914

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Burns is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Burns raised a total of $40,656 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[8]

David C. Burns's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 29 Won $26,405
2010 Maine State House, District 32 Won $5,273
2008 Maine State House, District 32 Won $8,978
Grand Total Raised $40,656

2012

Burns won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Burns raised a total of $26,405.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David C. Burns's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$25,014
Peacock II, Robert J$100
Fisher, Cynthia$100
Knapp, John E$100
Whitney, David M$100
Total Raised in 2012$26,405
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Burns received $5,273 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[9]

Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David C. Burns's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$5,098
Carter, Robert$50
Knapp, John E$50
Carter, Joan$50
Sprague, John A$25
Total Raised in 2010 $5,273

2008

In 2008, David Burns collected $8,978 in donations.[10]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $8,478

Personal

Burns and his wife, Donna, have five children.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kevin Raye (R)
Maine Senate District 29
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 32
2008–2012
Succeeded by
Katherine Cassidy (D)