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|Maine House of Representatives, District 35|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||Clark University, 2009|
|Birthday||September 8, 1986|
|Place of birth||Portland, Maine|
MacMillan states, "I am a lifelong Portland resident who grew up in poverty, which is what has largely created my platform and drawn me to the Maine Green Independent Party." He works in education, including two years as a substitute teacher and education technician in public schools and community organizer for Working America. MacMillan is the Secretary of the Maine Green Independent Party Steering Committee and Board member of the West End Neighborhood Association.
MacMillan earned his B.A. in International Development and Social Change from Clark University in 2009.
In information submitted to Ballotpedia, MacMillan outlined major themes of his campaign:
- "Work to restore our social safety net, secure health care as a human right and create a full employment economy."
- "Combat growing inequality and create demand for local growth by raising taxes on the wealthiest Mainers"
- "Insist on raising the minimum wage to a living wage and defend collective bargaining rights for all workers."
- "Use my experience as an educator, graduate of Portland Schools, member of Seeds of Peace and Big Brothers / Big Sisters, to speak for the needs of our students and schools.'
- 'Ensure that the state pays its legally obligated fair share of the school budget. This will bring down property taxes and uphold our responsibility to educate the next generation."
- "Establish universal, free higher education for qualified Maine students."
- "Demand equal protection for all relationships, including supporting same-sex marriage."
- "Fight for equal rights for all marginalized groups, including LGBT youth, immigrants, refugees and all other vulnerable populations."
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 118 incumbent Matthew Moonen was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Daniel Olsen was unopposed in the Republican primary but withdrew after the primary; Thomas Loring was named as his replacement. Moonen faces Loring and Thomas MacMillan (G) in the general election.
MacMillan ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 118. MacMillan ran unopposed in the June 12 Green primary and was defeated by Matthew Moonen (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 118, General Election, 2012|
MacMillan is a Clean Elections candidate, which means he received public financing from the State of Maine and cannot accept private donations.
In 2012, MacMillan's endorsements included:
- Two-term City Councilor John Anton
- Maine People's Alliance Campaign Vote
- New Progressive Alliance
- Maine Education Association
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- Maine Secretary of State, Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Candidate List," April 4, 2014
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- 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 Primary Candidate List," accessed May 13, 2012
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