Peter Rioux

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Peter Rioux
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Maine House of Representatives District 42
Former Member
In office
2010 - 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
(dead link) Office website
Peter Rioux is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 42 from 2010-2012.

Rioux owns a small business as a clockmaker. He is a scholar of Horology, the science of time, timekeeping and timekeepers, as well as a machinist and historian.

Rioux earned his Associates degree from the University of Maine.

Committee assignments


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



Rioux's opponents in the November 2 general election were Democratic candidate Joseph Brooks and Green candidate Kenneth Cole. According to official results, Rioux defeated Brooks and Cole in the November 2 general election. [1] Republican incumbent Michael Thibodeau did not run for re-election, although he was able to do so under Maine's term limits.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 42 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Rioux (R) 1,876 50%
Joseph Brooks (D) 1,336 36%
Kenneth Cole (Green Independent) 450 12%[2]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Rioux raised $5,956 in contributions.[3]

His top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $5,456 to his campaign.

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Rioux and his wife Susan have one child.

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