Deane Rykerson

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Deane Rykerson
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Current candidacy
Running for Maine House of Representatives, District 1
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Maine House of Representatives, District 151
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
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 electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Place of birthDodge City, Kansas
Office website
Deane Rykerson is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 151. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Utilities and Technology



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

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 151 incumbent Deane Rykerson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Jeffrey Pelletier was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rykerson won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 151. Rykerson replaced the winner of the June 12 Democratic primary, William Peirce, who withdrew after the primary election and defeated Gail Lemont (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Maine House of Representatives, District 151, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDeane Rykerson 52.4% 2,274
     Republican Gail Lemont 47.6% 2,064
Total Votes 4,338

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rykerson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Rykerson raised a total of $4,339 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[4]

Deane Rykerson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 151 Won $4,339
Grand Total Raised $4,339


Rykerson won election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rykerson raised a total of $4,339.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Deane Rykerson's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$3,829
Carter, Gillian$100
Rynerson, Mary D$100
Pomeroy, Wendy$100
Rykerson, Dylan Carpenter$100
Total Raised in 2012$4,339
Source:Follow the Money


Rykerson and his wife, Wendy, have three children.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Devin Beliveau (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 151
Succeeded by