|Maine House of Representatives, District 90|
|2010 - Present|
|December 3, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|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 election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Profession||Farmer, Logger and Building Contractor|
Black's professional experience includes working as a farmer and logger.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Black served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Black served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry|
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.
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.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 90, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Russell Black Incumbent||68.6%||3,066|
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. Republican incumbent Thomas Saviello was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.
|Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 90 (2010)|
|Russell Black (R)||2,636||68%|
|Irving Faunce (D)||1,168||30%|
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.
|Russell Black's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Maine State House, District 90||$3,200|
|2010||Maine State House, District 90||$8,117|
|Grand Total Raised||$11,317|
2012Black 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|
In 2010, Black raised $8,117 in contributions.
His top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $7,617 to his campaign.
Black and his wife, Susan, have four children.
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- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Primary Candidates," May 8, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Non-Party Candidates," June 2, 2014
- 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
- Official Maine Election Results, 2010
- followthemoney.org, "Black, Russell J," accessed September 18, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
Thomas Saviello (R)
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