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  }}{{tnr}}'''Alexander Willette''' (b. April 2, 1989) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], representing District 7 since 2010. Willette ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012|Maine House of Representatives]] District 5.
 
  }}{{tnr}}'''Alexander Willette''' (b. April 2, 1989) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], representing District 7 since 2010. Willette ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012|Maine House of Representatives]] District 5.
  
He {{2014is}} a 2014 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] representing [[Maine's 2nd congressional district elections, 2014|the 2nd Congressional District]] of [[Maine]].<ref name="run">[http://bangordailynews.com/2013/07/01/politics/assistant-house-minority-leader-alexander-willette-formally-announces-candidacy-for-2nd-congressional-district/?ref=inline ''Bangor Daily News,'' "GOP leader Alexander Willette, 24, says he is a candidate for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District," accessed August 19, 2013]</ref>
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He was a 2014 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] representing [[Maine's 2nd congressional district elections, 2014|the 2nd Congressional District]] of [[Maine]].<ref name="run">[http://bangordailynews.com/2013/07/01/politics/assistant-house-minority-leader-alexander-willette-formally-announces-candidacy-for-2nd-congressional-district/?ref=inline ''Bangor Daily News,'' "GOP leader Alexander Willette, 24, says he is a candidate for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District," accessed August 19, 2013]</ref> Willette suspended his campaign on August 28, 2013.<ref name="suspend">[http://dailycaller.com/2013/08/28/maine-congressional-hopeful-considering-withdrawing-from-race/ ''Daily Caller,'' "UPDATE: Maine Congressional withdraws from race," accessed August 29, 2013]</ref>
  
 
Willette is a Realtor with Big Bear Real Estate Company. He has worked at Big Bear since June 2009.
 
Willette is a Realtor with Big Bear Real Estate Company. He has worked at Big Bear since June 2009.
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Willette {{2014isrunning}} in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|2014 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Maine, 2014|Maine's]] [[Maine's 2nd congressional district elections, 2014|2nd District]].<ref name="run"/> Willette {{2014isseeking}} the Republican nomination in the primary. {{Nov2014genelection}}
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Willette was running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|2014 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Maine, 2014|Maine's]] [[Maine's 2nd congressional district elections, 2014|2nd District]].<ref name="run"/> Willette was seeking the Republican nomination in the primary. He withdrew from the race, announcing he was suspending his campaign, on August 28, 2013.<ref name="suspend"/>
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“I want to do what is best for my party and at this time I believe my resources and energy will be better spent helping Republicans win Maine’s 2nd, working to keep the governor’s mansion and retaking the majority in the legislature. Therefore, I will be suspending my campaign for the 2nd Congressional District as of today,” Willette wrote in an email to supporters.<ref name="suspend"/>
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''

Revision as of 07:22, 29 August 2013

Alexander Willette
Alexander Willette.jpg
Maine House of Representatives District 7
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/year/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
Birthday04/02/1989
ProfessionRealtor
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Alexander Willette (b. April 2, 1989) is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 7 since 2010. Willette ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 5.

He was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 2nd Congressional District of Maine.[1] Willette suspended his campaign on August 28, 2013.[2]

Willette is a Realtor with Big Bear Real Estate Company. He has worked at Big Bear since June 2009.

He graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington in 2011 with a degree in Political Science.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules and Business of the House

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Maine's 2nd congressional district elections, 2014

Willette was running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House, representing Maine's 2nd District.[1] Willette was seeking the Republican nomination in the primary. He withdrew from the race, announcing he was suspending his campaign, on August 28, 2013.[2]

“I want to do what is best for my party and at this time I believe my resources and energy will be better spent helping Republicans win Maine’s 2nd, working to keep the governor’s mansion and retaking the majority in the legislature. Therefore, I will be suspending my campaign for the 2nd Congressional District as of today,” Willette wrote in an email to supporters.[2]

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Willette won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 5. Willette ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Robert Saucier (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Maine House of Representatives, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlexander Willette Incumbent 52.4% 2,005
     Democratic Troy Haines 47.6% 1,824
Total Votes 3,829

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Willette's opponent in the November 2 general election was Troy Haines. According to official results, Willette defeated Haines by 247 votes.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 7 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Alexander Willette (R) 1,657 53%
Troy Haines (D) 1,410 45% [5]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Willette raised $7,444 in contributions. [6]

His top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $6,944 to his campaign.

Personal

Willette has a fiance, Melissa Lacroix.

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Preceded by
Patricia Sutherland (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 7
2010–present
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