Beth Turner

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Beth Turner
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Maine House of Representatives, District 11
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 3
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/year/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedMarch 1, 2011
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Office website
Beth Turner is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 11. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election in 2011.

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Bills in the Second Reading


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



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 10, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014; independent candidates may file until June 2, 2014.


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Turner won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 11. Turner ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]


See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Turner defeated Deanna House (D) and Phillip Merletti (R) in the March 1, 2011, special election.[3] Merletti declared his candidacy as a write-in candidate after losing in the Republican caucus. Due to party rules, only 20 people participated in the caucus. Merletti argued that the caucus was not representative of the true sentiment of Republican voters. The state party chairman argued that Merletti was a fringe candidate upset about his defeat.[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Turner is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Turner raised a total of $7,660 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[5]

Beth Turner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 11 Won $2,762
2011 Maine State House, District 11 Won $4,898
Grand Total Raised $7,660


Turner won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Turner raised a total of $2,762.

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Preceded by
Everett McLeod, Sr. (R)
Maine House of Representatives District 11
Succeeded by