Peter Edgecomb

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Peter Edgecomb
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Maine State Senate, District 1
In office
December 3, 2014 - present
Term ends
December 6, 2014
Years in position 1
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Maine House of Representatives District 4
2004 - 2012
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maine
Master'sUniversity of New Hampshire, 1968
Date of birthApril 18, 1941
Place of birthLimestone, Maine
ProfessionChristmas Tree Grower
Office website
Peter Edgecomb (b. April 18, 1941) is a Republican member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014

Edgecomb served in the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 4 from 2004 to 2012.

Edgecomb is a Christmas tree grower. He previously served as Superintendent of School Union 122 from 1995-2001, Superintendent of Jonesport - Beals from 1993-1995, Vocational Director of Calais School Department/Vocational Region 1 from 1983-1993, and was an agricultural teacher from 1963-1983.

Edgecomb served on the Caribou, Maine City Council from 1980-1982.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Edgecomb served on the following committees:

Maine Committee Assignments, 2015
Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Chair
Education and Cultural Affairs


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


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



See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election was held 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. Charles Theriault was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Peter Edgecomb was unopposed in the Republican primary. Edgecomb defeated Theriault in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Maine State Senate District 1, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Edgecomb 50.9% 7,935
     Democratic Charles Theriault 45.6% 7,107
     None Blank Votes 3.5% 548
Total Votes 15,590


See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Youngblood ran in the 2012 election for Maine State Senate District 35. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012, and was defeated by incumbent Troy Dale Jackson (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[6]

Maine State Senate, District 35, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTroy Jackson Incumbent 51.5% 8,521
     Republican Peter Edgecomb 48.5% 8,016
Total Votes 16,537


See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Edgecomb won re-election to the 4th District seat in the November 2nd general election, defeating Democratic challenger Jessica Feeley.[7]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 4 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Edgecomb (R) 2,199 75%
Jessica Feeley (D) 677 23%[8]


See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Peter Edgecomb ran unopposed for District 4 of the Maine House of Representatives.[9]

Peter Edgecomb raised $2,277 for his campaign.[10]

Maine House of Representatives, District 4
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Edgecomb (R) 6,717

Campaign donors


In 2010, Edgecomb received $2,773 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[11]


In 2008 Peter Edgecomb collected $2,277 in donations.[12]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $2,170


Edgecomb and his wife, Marjie, have three children.[13]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maine State Senate District 1
2014 - present
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Maine House of Representatives District 4
Succeeded by
Carol McElwee (R)