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Mary Nelson (Maine)

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Mary Nelson
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Maine House of Representatives, District 112
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
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 elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sSmith College
Master'sUniversity of Southern Maine
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mary Pennell Nelson is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 112. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Nelson's professional experience includes working as the Chair of the Conservation Commission and Member of the State Board of Property Tax Review.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Education and Cultural Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Nelson served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Nelson won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 112. Nelson ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated John Jones (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 112, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMary Nelson Incumbent 55.3% 3,256
     Republican John Jones 44.7% 2,630
Total Votes 5,886

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Nelson's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Mark Richard. According to unofficial results, Nelson defeated Richard in the November 2 general election.[3]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 112 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Nelson (D) 2,401 50%
Mark Richard (R) 2,309 48%[4]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Mary Nelson ran for District 112 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating William Dow.[5]

Mary Nelson raised $5,155 for her campaign.[6]

Maine House of Representatives, District 112
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mary Nelson (D) 3,010
William Dow (R) 2441

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Nelson is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Nelson raised a total of $15,138 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[7]

Mary Nelson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 112 Won $4,452
2010 Maine State House, District 112 Won $5,531
2008 Maine State House, District 112 Won $5,155
Grand Total Raised $15,138

2012

Nelson won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Nelson raised a total of $4,452.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mary Nelson (Maine)'s campaign in 2012
Public Fund$3,952
Nelson, Bruce D$100
Brooks, Addi$100
Anderson, Stephen M$100
Steinman, Carol Z$50
Total Raised in 2012$4,452
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Nelson received $5,531 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[8]


Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mary Nelson (Maine)'s campaign in 2010
Public Fund$5,495
Steinman, Theodore I$100
Public Fund$-464
Total Raised in 2010 $5,531

2008

In 2008, Nelson collected $5,155 in donations.[9]

Her largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,655

Personal

Nelson and her husband, Kenneth, have three children.[10] She is a member of Brookline Town Meeting, Choral Art Society, Maine Historical Society, Maine Medical Center and Portland Symphony Orchestra.[11]

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Maine House of Representatives District 112
2008–present
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