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Matthew Peterson
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Maine House of Representatives, District 92
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)
Personal
ProfessionEmployee, Alpha One
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Matthew J. Peterson is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 92. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Peterson's professional experience includes working for Alpha One.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Services

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

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 92 incumbent Matthew Peterson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Terrence Magee was unopposed in the Republican primary.[2][3]

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Peterson won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 92. Peterson ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Thomas Skofield (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 92, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMatthew Peterson Incumbent 72.8% 2,946
     Republican Thomas Skofield 27.2% 1,098
Total Votes 4,044

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Peterson's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Justin Thacker. According to unofficial results, Peterson defeated Thacker in the November 2 general election.[6]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 92 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Matthew Peterson (D) 2,420 64%
Justin Thacker (R) 1,218 32%[7]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Matthew Peterson ran for District 92 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Robert Cameron.[8]

Matthew Peterson raised $5,256 for his campaign.[9]

Maine House of Representatives, District 92
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Matthew Peterson (D) 2,586
Robert Cameron (R) 1,869

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Peterson is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Peterson raised a total of $16,287 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[10]

Matthew Peterson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 92 Won $3,901
2010 Maine State House, District 92 Won $7,130
2008 Maine State House, District 92 Won $5,256
Grand Total Raised $16,287

2012

Peterson won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Peterson raised a total of $3,901.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Matthew Peterson's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$3,451
Peterson, Matthew John$100
Whittemore, James$100
Gallant, Wayne J$100
Patrick, John L$100
Total Raised in 2012$3,901
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Peterson received $7,130 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[11]

Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Matthew Peterson's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$6,630
Patrick, John L$100
Mcdonald, Matthew P$100
Peterson, Matthew John$100
Brown, Emily P$100
Total Raised in 2010 $7,130

2008

In 2008 Matthew Peterson collected $5,256 in donations.[12]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

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Maine House of Representatives District 92
2008–present
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