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Andre Cushing
Andre Cushing.jpg
Maine State Senate, District 33
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
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 electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Office website
Andre Cushing is a Republican member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 33. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development



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. Jaric Fontaine was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 33 incumbent Andre Cushing was unopposed in the Republican primary. Cushing faces Fontaine in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

Maine State Senate District 10, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAndre Cushing Incumbent 64.6% 10,434
     Democratic Jaric Fontaine 28.5% 4,597
     None Blank Votes 7% 1,126
Total Votes 16,157


See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Cushing won election in the 2012 election for Maine State Senate District 33. He ran and won against James Emerson in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012,[5] and was defeated by Sherman Leighton (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[6]

Maine State Senate, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAndre Cushing 60.9% 11,985
     Democratic Sherman Leighton 39.1% 7,705
Total Votes 19,690

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Cushing is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Cushing raised a total of $46,062 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[7]

Andre Cushing's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 33 Won $46,062
Grand Total Raised $46,062


Cushing won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Cushing raised a total of $46,062.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Andre Cushing's campaign in 2012
Capital Leadership Pac$700
Katz, Roberta N$700
Lafayette III, John D$700
Prosperity for Maine Pac$700
Katz, Roger J$700
Total Raised in 2012$46,062
Source:Follow the Money


Cushing and his wife, Gwen, have three children.

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Preceded by
Debra Plowman (R)
Maine Senate District 33
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