Maine State Senate elections, 2000

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Elections for the office of Maine State Senate consisted of a primary election on June 13, 2000 and a general election on November 7, 2000.

Qualifications

Section 6 of Part 2 of Article 4 of the Maine Constitution states, "The Senators shall be 25 years of age at the commencement of the term, for which they are elected, and in all other respects their qualifications shall be the same as those of the Representatives."

Section 4 of Part 1 of Article 4 of the Maine Constitution states, "Qualifications; residency requirement. No person shall be a member of the House of Representatives, unless the person shall, at the commencement of the period for which the person is elected, have been 5 years a citizen of the United States, have arrived at the age of 21 years, have been a resident in this State one year; and for the 3 months next preceding the time of this person's election shall have been, and, during the period for which elected, shall continue to be a resident in the district which that person represents."

List of candidates

District 1

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Joel J. Hebert: 544
  • John L. Martin: 2,219 Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Duane J. Belanger Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John L. Martin: 11,065 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Duane J. Belanger: 4,989

District 2

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Eugene J. McLaughlin Jr. Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Richard Kneeland Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Eugene J. McLaughlin Jr.: 5,093
Republican Party Richard Kneeland: 6,010 Green check mark transparent.png

District 3

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Michael H. Michaud Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Roger W. Ek Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Michael H. Michaud: 10,547 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Roger W. Ek: 4,824

District 4

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • George A. Finch Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Kevin L. Shorey Approveda
Independent Independent candidate:
  • Arthur P. Dolan

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party George A. Finch: 4,688
Republican Party Kevin L. Shorey: 7,960 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Arthur P. Dolan: 2,039

District 5

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Sumner A. Lymburner Approveda
Libertarian Party Libertarian Party candidate:
  • Richard D. Hart
Independent Independent candidate:
  • Jill M. Goldthwait

November 7 General election candidates:

Republican Party Sumner A. Lymburner: 4,789
Libertarian Party Richard D. Hart: 1,864
Independent Jill M. Goldthwait: 13,781 Green check mark transparent.png

District 6

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Richard P. Ruhlin Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Edward M. Youngblood Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Richard P. Ruhlin: 8,084
Republican Party Edward M. Youngblood: 11,095 Green check mark transparent.png

District 7

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Mary R. Cathcart Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Steven Veit Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mary R. Cathcart: 11,479 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party David C. Ireland: 5,113

District 8

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Linda Howard Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Paul T. Davis Sr. Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Linda Howard: 5,963
Republican Party Paul T. Davis Sr.: 10,733 Green check mark transparent.png

District 9

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Jane W. Saxl Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • W. Tom Sawyer Jr. Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jane W. Saxl: 6,126
Republican Party W. Tom Sawyer Jr.: 8,857 Green check mark transparent.png

District 10

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Jean Hay Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Betty Lou Mitchell Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Jean Hay: 6,040
Republican Party Betty Lou Mitchell: 12,311 Green check mark transparent.png

District 11

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Susan W. Longley Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • John A. Ford Sr. Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Susan W. Longley: 9,928 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party John A. Ford Sr.: 9,815

District 12

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Judith A. Powers Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Christine R. Savage Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Judith A. Powers: 8,909
Republican Party Christine R. Savage: 10,236 Green check mark transparent.png

District 13

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Pamela H. Hatch Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • S. Peter Mills Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Pamela H. Hatch: 7,205
Republican Party S. Peter Mills: 8,699 Green check mark transparent.png

District 14

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Kenneth T. Gagnon Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Charles R. Gaunce Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Kenneth T. Gagnon: 9,079 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Charles R. Gaunce: 7,587

District 15

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Beverly C. Daggett Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Joann Clark Austin Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Beverly C. Daggett: 9,857 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Joann Clark Austin: 5,864

District 16

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Marjorie L. Kilkelly Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Dirk D. Poole Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Marjorie L. Kilkelly: 14,386 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Dirk D. Poole: 7,208

District 17

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Russell B. Christensen Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Chandler E. Woodcock Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Russell B. Christensen: 7,046
Republican Party Chandler E. Woodcock: 10,767 Green check mark transparent.png

District 18

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Sharon Treat Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • John M. Kaiser Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Sharon Treat: 12,499 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party John M. Kaiser: 6,645

District 19

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Roger A. Baffer Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Mary E. Small Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Roger A. Baffer
Republican Party Mary E. Small

District 20

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • John M. Nutting Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Robert L. Coates Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John M. Nutting: 12,664 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Robert L. Coates: 5,809

District 21

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Paul B. Madore: 1,272
  • Margaret Rotundo: 1,563 Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Larry J. Poulin Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Margaret Rotundo: 9,261 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Larry J. Poulin: 4,243

District 22

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Donald J. Bernard: 482
  • Neria R. Douglass: 1,173 Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Michael A. Vaughan Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Neria R. Douglass: 10,577 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Michael A. Vaughan: 6,519

District 23

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Betheda G. Edmonds Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • David P. Snow Approveda
Independent Independent candidate:
  • Robert V. Toothaker

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Betheda G. Edmonds: 8,773 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party David P. Snow: 8,614
Independent Robert V. Toothaker: 1,809

District 24

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Joseph P. Derouche Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Norman K. Ferguson Jr. Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Joseph P. Derouche: 8,225
Republican Party Norman K. Ferguson Jr.: 9,634 Green check mark transparent.png

District 25

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • No candidates filed for election.
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Richard A. Bennett Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Republican Party Richard A. Bennett Green check mark transparent.png

District 26

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Carol A. Kontos Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • James B. Moulton: 680
  • Karl W. Turner: 718 Approveda
  • Barry A. Watson: 528

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Carol A. Kontos: 10,919
Republican Party Karl W. Turner: 12,089 Green check mark transparent.png

District 27

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Loren J. Bailey Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • I. Joel Abromson Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Loren J. Bailey: 7,580
Republican Party I. Joel Abromson: 13,438 Green check mark transparent.png

District 28

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Anne M. Rand Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Michael Leavitt Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Anne M. Rand: 12,557 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Frank G. Akers Jr.: 3,256

District 29

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • William B. O'Gara Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Adam Mack Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party William B. O'Gara: 10,199 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Adam Mack: 9,134

District 30

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Lynn Bromley Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Ruth McCleery Watson Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Lynn Bromley: 12,101 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Ruth McCleery Watson: 7,667

District 31

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Peggy A. Pendleton Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Mark H. Sangster Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Peggy A. Pendleton: 13,837 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Mark H. Sangster: 7,250

District 32

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Lloyd P. LaFountain III Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Thomas M. Macisso Jr. Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Lloyd P. LaFountain III: 11,088 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Thomas M. Macisso Jr.: 7,683

District 33

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Janet E. Tockman Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • David L. Carpenter Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Janet E. Tockman: 8,322
Republican Party David L. Carpenter: 8,545 Green check mark transparent.png

District 34

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Donald H. Gean Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • James J. Campbell Sr.: 971
  • Michael J. McAlevey: 980 Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Donald H. Gean: 8,115
Republican Party Michael J. McAlevey: 11,413 Green check mark transparent.png

District 35

Democratic Party June 13 Democratic primary:
  • Catherine Woodard Approveda
Republican Party June 13 GOP primary:
  • Kenneth F. Lemont Approveda

November 7 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Catherine Woodard: 9,233
Republican Party Kenneth F. Lemont: 11,173 Green check mark transparent.png

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