|Maine House of Representatives, District 77|
|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|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||University of Maine Orono|
|Master's||Bangor Theological Seminary, 1964|
|Ph.D.||Columbia University, 1973|
|Birthday||October 9, 1935|
|Place of birth||Nashua, New Hampshire|
Longstaff earned his B.S. the University of Maine at Orono, his M.S. from Bangor Theological Seminary in 1964 and his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1973. His professional experience includes working in wholesale and retail business and as a teacher at Colby College.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Longstaff served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Engrossed Bills|
|• Veterans and Legal Affairs|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Longstaff served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Engrossed Bills|
|• Veterans and Legal Affairs|
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. District 77 incumbent Thomas Longstaff was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election. Rebecca Telega was unopposed in the Republican primary but withdrew after the primary; a replacement candidate was not named.
Longstaff won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 77. Longstaff ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Richard Perry (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 77, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Thomas Longstaff Incumbent||67.5%||2,511|
Longstaff filed to replace incumbent candidate Pamela Trinward after she withdrew her candidacy on July 1, 2010.
|Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 77 (2010)|
|Thomas Longstaff (D)||1,805||56%|
|Alek Fortier (R)||1,310||41%|
Comprehensive donor information for Longstaff is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Longstaff raised a total of $7,760 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.
|Thomas Longstaff's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Maine State House, District 77||$3,824|
|2010||Maine State House, District 77||$3,936|
|Grand Total Raised||$7,760|
2012Longstaff won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Longstaff raised a total of $3,824.
|Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Thomas Longstaff's campaign in 2012|
|Trinward, Pamela J||$100|
|Nelson, Robert E||$100|
|Total Raised in 2012||$3,824|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Longstaff raised $3,936 in contributions.
His top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $3,436 to his campaign.
Longstaff and his wife, Cynthia, have five 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, "Longstaff, Thomas," accessed September 13, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
Pamela Trinward (D)
|Maine House of Representatives District 77
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