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Maine State Senate elections, 2014

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Maine State Senate elections, 2014

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State Legislative Election Results

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Elections for the office of Maine State Senate will consist of a primary election on June 10, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014.

The Maine State Senate is one of 20 state legislative chambers noted by Ballotpedia staff as being a battleground chamber. The Maine Senate has a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of four seats, which amounts to 11.4 percent of the chamber. In 2012, a total of 14 districts were competitive or mildly competitive. There were seven districts where the margin of victory was 5 percent or less in the 2012 elections. Another seven districts had a margin of victory between 5 and 10 percent.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Maine State Senate:

Maine State Senate
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 19 Pending
     Republican Party 15 Pending
     Independent 1 Pending
Total 35 35

Qualifications

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Section 6 of Part 2 of Article 4 of the Maine Constitution states, "The Senators shall be 25 years of age at the commencement of the term, for which they are elected, and in all other respects their qualifications shall be the same as those of the Representatives."

Section 4 of Part 1 of Article 4 of the Maine Constitution states, "Qualifications; residency requirement. No person shall be a member of the House of Representatives, unless the person shall, at the commencement of the period for which the person is elected, have been 5 years a citizen of the United States, have arrived at the age of 21 years, have been a resident in this State one year; and for the 3 months next preceding the time of this person's election shall have been, and, during the period for which elected, shall continue to be a resident in the district which that person represents."

List of candidates

District 1

Note: Incumbent Dawn Hill (D) is running in District 35.

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District 2

Note: Incumbent Ronald Collins (R) is running in District 34.

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District 3

Note: Incumbent John Tuttle (D) is running in District 33.

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District 4

Note: Incumbent David Dutremble (D) is running in District 32.

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District 5

Note: Incumbent Linda Valentino (D) is running in District 31.

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District 6

Note: Incumbent James Boyle is running in District 30.

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District 7

Note: Incumbent Rebecca Millett (D) is running in District 29.

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Republican Party June 10 Republican primary:
  • Brian Langley - Incumbent Langley first assumed office in 2010.

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District 8

Note: Incumbent Justin Alfond (D) is running in District 27.

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District 9

Note: Incumbent Anne Haskell (D) is running in District 28.

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District 10

Note: Incumbent Stanley Gerzofsky (D) is running in District 24.

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Republican Party June 10 Republican primary:
  • Andre Cushing - Incumbent Cushing first assumed office in 2012.

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District 11

Note: Incumbent Richard Woodbury (I) is not seeking re-election.

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District 12

Note: Incumbent Gary Plummer (R) is not seeking re-election.

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District 13

Note: Incumbent James Hamper (R) is running in District 19.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary:
  • Chris Johnson - Incumbent Johnson first assumed office in 2012.
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District 14

Note: Incumbent John Patrick (D) is running in District 14.

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District 15

Note: Incumbent John Cleveland (D) is running in District 20.

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Republican Party June 10 Republican primary:
  • Roger Katz - Incumbent Katz first assumed office in 2010.

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District 16

Note: Incumbent Margaret Craven (D) is not seeking re-election.

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District 17

Note: Incumbent Garrett Mason (R) is running in District 22.

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District 18

Note: Incumbent Thomas Saviello (R) is running in District 17.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary:
  • John Patrick - Incumbent Patrick first assumed office in 2010.
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District 19

Note: Incumbent Eloise Vitelli (D) is running in District 23.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary:
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary:
  • James Hamper - Incumbent Hamper first assumed office in 2012.

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District 20

Note: Incumbent Chris Johnson (D) is running in District 13.

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District 21

Note: Incumbent Patrick Flood (R) is not seeking re-election.

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District 22

Note: Incumbent Edward Mazurek (D) is not seeking re-election.

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District 23

Note: Incumbent Michael Thibodeau (R) is running in District 11.

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District 24

Note: Incumbent Roger Katz (R) is running in District 15.

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District 25

Note: Incumbent Colleen Lachowicz (D) is running in District 16.

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Note: David Savage withdrew before the primary.

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District 26

Note: Incumbent Rodney Whittemore (R) is running in District 3.

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District 27

Note: Incumbent Douglas Thomas (R) is running in District 4.

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District 28

Note: Incumbent Brian Langley (R) is running in District 7.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary:
  • Anne Haskell - Incumbent Haskell first assumed office in 2012.
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District 29

Note: Incumbent David C. Burns (R) is running in District 6.

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District 30

Note: Incumbent Emily Ann Cain (D) is running for Congress.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary:
  • James Boyle - Incumbent Boyle first assumed office in 2012.
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

District 31

Note: Incumbent Edward Youngblood (R) is running in District 8.

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District 32

Note: Incumbent Geoffrey Gratwick (D) is running in District 9.

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District 33

Note: Incumbent Andre Cushing (R) is running in District 10.

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District 34

Note: Incumbent Roger Sherman (R) is not seeking re-election due to term limits.

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November 4 General election candidates:

District 35

Note: Incumbent Troy Dale Jackson (D) is running for Congress.

Democratic Party June 10 Democratic primary:
  • Dawn Hill - Incumbent Hill first assumed office in 2010.
Republican Party June 10 Republican primary:

November 4 General election candidates:

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