|Maine House of Representatives, District 80|
|2010 - 2014|
|Elections and appointments|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||Bob Jones University|
|Profession||Farmer, retired banker|
Newendyke earned his B.S. in Accounting from Bob Jones University. His professional experience includes working as a farmer, bank executive data center manager, systems analyst and computer programmer.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Newendyke served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Engrossed Bills|
|• Energy, Utilities and Technology|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Newendyke served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development|
Newendyke ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 80. Newendyke ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Rachel Sukeforth (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 80, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Melvin Newendyke Incumbent||50%||2,459|
Newendyke's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Scott Wing. According to unofficial results, Newendyke defeated Wing in the November 2 general election. Democratic incumbent Nancy Smith was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.
|Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 80 (2010)|
|Melvin Newendyke (R)||2,308||55%|
|Scott Wing (D)||1,776||42%|
Comprehensive donor information for Newendyke is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Newendyke raised a total of $13,650 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.
|Melvin Newendyke's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Maine State House, District 80||$5,950|
|2010||Maine State House, District 80||$7,700|
|Grand Total Raised||$13,650|
2012Newendyke won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Newendyke raised a total of $5,950.
|Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Melvin Newendyke's campaign in 2012|
|Newendyke, Melvin L||$3,050|
|House Republican Fund of Maine||$350|
|Republican Speakers Fund||$350|
|Maine Society of Anesthesiologists||$350|
|Maine Association of Realtors||$350|
|Total Raised in 2012||$5,950|
|Source: Follow the Money|
In 2010, Newendyke raised $7,700 in contributions.
Newendyke self-contributed the bulk of his campaign funds:
|Newendyke, Melvin L||$2,400|
Newendyke and his wife, Barbara, have two children.
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- Maine Secretary of State, "2012 Candidate List," accessed May 14, 2012
- Maine Secretary of State, "Tabulations for Elections held in 2012," accessed March 19, 2014
- Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014
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Nancy Smith (D)
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