Roger Reed

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Roger Reed
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Maine House of Representatives, District 23
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 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 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
High schoolCarmel High School (1958)
Bachelor'sFarmington State College (1965)
Master'sUniversity of Southern Maine (1975)
Websites
Office website
Roger E. Reed is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 23. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Elections
Environment and Natural Resources

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

The Economy

  • Excerpt: "Roger believes that Maine people want to work and he feels that the role of the State government is to give citizens the best chance they have to reach that goal."

Health and Human Services

  • Excerpt: "He wants to rein in the expansion of welfare services and prefers to make sure that services are not spread so thin that the people who desperately need them are underserved."

Education

  • Excerpt: "He believes that the education of Maine children is best in the hands of local schools and is opposed to unfunded state mandates."

Transportation

  • Excerpt: "Roger believes that sustained and consistent improvements to our transportation infrastructure will make Maine a safer place and will create jobs in the process."

Elections

2014

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election was held 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. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the general election was September 22, 2014. Mary Sharkus was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 23 incumbent Roger Reed was unopposed in the Republican primary. Reed defeated Sharkus in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Reed won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 23. Reed defeated Patricia Tate in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Richard Thomas (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Maine House of Representatives, District 23, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoger Reed 62.1% 3,426
     Democratic Richard Thomas 37.9% 2,089
Total Votes 5,515
Maine House of Representatives, District 23 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRoger Reed 69.7% 538
Patricia Tate 30.3% 234
Total Votes 772

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Reed is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Reed raised a total of $7,441 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[5]

Roger Reed's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 23 Won $7,441
Grand Total Raised $7,441

2012

Reed won election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Reed raised a total of $7,441.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Roger Reed's campaign in 2012
Reed, Roger E$2,722
House Republican Fund of Maine$350
Nutting$350
Millett, Howard Sawin$350
Maine Association of Realtors$300
Total Raised in 2012$7,441
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Richardson (R)
Maine House of Representatives District 23
2012–present
Succeeded by
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