Russell Black

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Russell Black
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Maine House of Representatives, District 90
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
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 2, 2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
ProfessionFarmer, Logger and Building Contractor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Russell J. Black is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 90. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Black's professional experience includes working as a farmer and logger.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

2011-2012

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

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. Guy Iverson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 90 incumbent Russell Black was unopposed in the Republican primary. Black defeated Iverson in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Black won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 90. Black ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Richard Stovall (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Maine House of Representatives, District 90, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRussell Black Incumbent 68.6% 3,066
     Democratic Richard Stovall 31.4% 1,401
Total Votes 4,467

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Black's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Irving Faunce. According to official results, Black defeated Faunce in the November 2 general election.[5] Republican incumbent Thomas Saviello was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 90 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Russell Black (R) 2,636 68%
Irving Faunce (D) 1,168 30%[6]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Black is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Black raised a total of $11,317 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[7]

Russell Black's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 90 Won $3,200
2010 Maine State House, District 90 Won $8,117
Grand Total Raised $11,317

2012

Black won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Black raised a total of $3,200.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Russell Black's campaign in 2012
Maine Association of Realtors$450
Snowe, Olympia J$350
Republican Speakers Fund$350
Republican Majority Fund$350
Respect Maine Pac$350
Total Raised in 2012$3,200
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Black raised $8,117 in contributions.[8]

His top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $7,617 to his campaign.

Personal

Black and his wife, Susan, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Saviello (R)
Maine House of Representatives District 90
2010–present
Succeeded by
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