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Michael Shaw (Maine)

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Michael Shaw
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Current candidacy
Running for Maine House of Representatives, District 23
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Maine House of Representatives, District 102
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
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 elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
ProfessionRailroad Conductor
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Michael A. Shaw is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 102. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Shaw's professional experience includes working as a railroad conductor.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Shaw's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Maine Outdoor Sporting

  • Excerpt: "Mike Shaw is supporting our outdoor heritage and will fight for public access and public lands."

Energy

  • Excerpt: "Maine is in a position to lead the nation in high paying renewable energy jobs. We need to act quickly to secure these jobs and change Maine's energy future."

Tax Reform & Controlled State Spending

  • Excerpt: "I will work hard for lower taxes, controlled spending and a balanced state budget."

Jobs and Economic Development

  • Excerpt: "We need to be much more aggressive in our efforts to attract out-of-state businesses to Maine, and we need to help existing small businesses."

Elections

2014

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. District 102 incumbent Michael Shaw was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Lester Ordway was unopposed in the Republican primary.[2][3]

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Shaw won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 102. Shaw ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Todd Delaney (R) and Michael Wakefield (G) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 102, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Shaw Incumbent 52.1% 2,301
     Republican Todd Delaney 35% 1,546
     Green Michael Wakefield 13% 573
Total Votes 4,420

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Shaw's opponents in the November 2 general election were Republican candidate Todd Delaney and Green candidate Michael Wakefield. According to unofficial results, Shaw defeated Delaney and Wakefield in the November 2 general election.[6]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 102 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Shaw (D) 1,874 53%
Todd Delaney (R) 1,330 37%
Michael Wakefield (Green Independent) 284 8%[7]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Michael Shaw ran for District 102 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Gary Moore.[8]

Michael Shaw raised $5,254 for his campaign.[9]

Maine House of Representatives, District 102
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Shaw (D) 3,109
Gary Moore (R) 1,611

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Shaw is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Shaw raised a total of $21,690 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[10]

Michael Shaw's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 102 Won $4,913
2010 Maine State House, District 102 Won $4,969
2008 Maine State House, District 102 Won $5,254
2006 Maine State House, District 102 Won $6,554
Grand Total Raised $21,690

2012

Shaw won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Shaw raised a total of $4,913.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Shaw (Maine)'s campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,413
Shaw, Nancy$100
Shaw, Richard$100
Shaw, Virginia$100
Delsol, Pascale$100
Total Raised in 2012$4,913
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Shaw received $4,969 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[11]

Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Shaw (Maine)'s campaign in 2010
Public Fund$4,469
Delsol, Pascale$100
Shaw, Nancy$100
Shaw, Mike A$100
Shaw, Richard$100
Total Raised in 2010 $4,969

2008

In 2008, Shaw collected $5,254 in donations.[12]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $5,254

Personal

Shaw has a wife, Pascale.[13] He is a member of the Maine Snowmobile Association, Sebago Lake Anglers Association and Standish Sno-Seekers.[14]

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Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 102
2008–present
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