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W. Bruce MacDonald
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Maine House of Representatives, District 61
Incumbent
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 8
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 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sBowdoin College
Master'sHarvard University, 1963
Personal
Birthday01/30/1939
Place of birthLowell, MA
ProfessionArtist
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
W. Bruce MacDonald (b. January 30, 1939) is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 61. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

MacDonald's professional experience includes working as an artist, Project Manager for Entrust Technologies, Software Development Manager for Applied Internet Technologies, Computer Architect for Computer Sciences Corporation and Project Manager for Digital Equipment Corporation.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Education and Cultural Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

MacDonald won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 61. MacDonald ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Stephanie Hawke (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Maine House of Representatives, District 61, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngW. Bruce MacDonald Incumbent 55.2% 2,945
     Republican Stephanie Hawke 44.8% 2,391
Total Votes 5,336

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

MacDonald's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Frank Sample. According to unofficial results, MacDonald defeated Sample in the November 2 general election.[4]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 61 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png W. Bruce MacDonald (D) 2,690 56%
Frank Sample (R) 2,015 42%[5]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, W. Bruce MacDonald ran for District 61 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Hamilton Meserve.[6]

W. Bruce MacDonald raised $6,193 for his campaign.[7]

Maine House of Representatives, District 61
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png W. Bruce MacDonald (D) 3,266
Hamilton Meserve (R) 2,374

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for MacDonald is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, MacDonald raised a total of $34,113 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[8]

W. Bruce MacDonald's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 61 Won $4,922
2010 Maine State House, District 61 Won $7,993
2008 Maine State House, District 61 Won $6,193
2006 Maine State House, District 61 Won $9,065
2004 Maine State House, District 61 Defeated $5,940
Grand Total Raised $34,113

2012

MacDonald won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, MacDonald raised a total of $4,922.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to W. Bruce MacDonald's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,422
Smith, Jane$100
Roth-Wells, Andrrew$100
Hurd, Jane$100
Total Raised in 2012$4,922
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, MacDonald received $7,993 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[9]

Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to W. Bruce MacDonald's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$7,498
Severence, Roger$100
Rumery, Sandra L$100
Taliana, James$100
Total Raised in 2010 $7,993

2008

In 2008 W. Bruce MacDonald collected $6,193 in donations.[10]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $5,696

Personal

MacDonald has three children.[11]

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Maine House of Representatives District 61
2006–present
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