Matthew Moonen

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Matthew Moonen
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Current candidacy
Running for Maine House of Representatives, District 38
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Maine House of Representatives, District 118
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)
Bachelor'sNorthwestern University
Office website
Matthew W. Moonen is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 188. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Moonen earned his B.S. in Political Science and International Studies from Northwestern University.

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013


Campaign themes


Moonen told the Portland Press Herald that jobs were an important part of his campaign platform.[1]



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 118 incumbent Matthew Moonen was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Daniel Olsen was unopposed in the Republican primary but withdrew after the primary; Thomas Loring was named as his replacement. Thomas MacMillan is running as a Green Party candidate.[2][3]


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Moonen won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 118. Moonen defeated Dillon Bates in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Kevin Casey (R) and Thomas MacMillan (G) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 118, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMatthew Moonen 58.2% 2,675
     Republican Kevin Casey 14.3% 658
     Green Thomas MacMillan 27.4% 1,260
Total Votes 4,593
Maine House of Representatives, District 118 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMatthew Moonen 68.2% 408
Dillon Bates 31.8% 190
Total Votes 598



In 2012, Moonen's endorsements included the Victory Fund and Institute, and the Maine League of Young Voters.[6][7]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Moonen is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Moonen raised a total of $5,711 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[8]

Matthew Moonen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 118 Won $5,711
Grand Total Raised $5,711


Moonen won election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Moonen raised a total of $5,711.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Matthew Moonen's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$5,211
Kennedy, Jeremy$100
Bartlett II, Philip L$100
Johnson, Meredith$100
Smith, Alison Perry$50
Total Raised in 2012$5,711
Source:Follow the Money


Moonen has a partner, Jeremy Kennedy.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jon Hinck (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 118
Succeeded by