|Maine State Senate, District 10|
|December 5, 2012-present|
|December 6, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|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 6, 2012|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
Following the 2014 elections, Cushing was named as Assistant Majority Leader.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Cushing served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development|
- See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Maine State Senate 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. Jaric Fontaine was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 33 incumbent Andre Cushing was unopposed in the Republican primary. Cushing faces Fontaine in the general election.
|Maine State Senate District 10, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Andre Cushing Incumbent||64.6%||10,434|
- See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012
Cushing won election in the 2012 election for Maine State Senate District 33. He ran and won against James Emerson in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012, and was defeated by Sherman Leighton (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Maine State Senate, District 33, General Election, 2012|
|Maine State Senate, District 33 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Cushing is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Cushing raised a total of $46,062 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.
|Andre Cushing's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Maine State Senate, District 33||$46,062|
|Grand Total Raised||$46,062|
2012Cushing won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Cushing raised a total of $46,062.
|Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Andre Cushing's campaign in 2012|
|Capital Leadership Pac||$700|
|Katz, Roberta N||$700|
|Lafayette III, John D||$700|
|Prosperity for Maine Pac||$700|
|Katz, Roger J||$700|
|Total Raised in 2012||$46,062|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Cushing and his wife, Gwen, have three children.
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- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Primary Candidates," accessed May 8, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Non-Party Candidates," accessed June 2, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Primary Election - June 10, 2014," accessed December 5, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "General Election - November 4, 2014," accessed December 5, 2014
- C-SPAN, "AP Election Results - Maine Summary Vote Totals," accessed June 12, 2012
- Maine Secretary of State, "Primary Candidate List," accessed June 12, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Cushing, Andre," accessed September 12, 2013
Debra Plowman (R)
|Maine Senate District 33
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