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Andre Cushing, III

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Andre Cushing, III
Maine House of Representatives District 39
Former Member
In office
2008 - 2012
State House Assistant Majority Leader
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$10,082/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Office website
Andre Cushing, III is a former Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 39 from 2008 to 2012 and serving as Majority Whip from 2010 to 2012.

Cushing is a small business owner and real estate agent.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of Avalon Village, Director of Bangor Jaycees, Director of Bangor Rotary, President of the Black Bear United Football Club, President of the Eastern Maine Medical Center Children's Miracle Network Board, and Vice Chair of the Hampden Business Association.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cushing's opponents in the November 2 general election were Democratic candidate Shelby Wright and Green candidate Caroline Rae Dodge. According to unofficial results, Cushing defeated Wright and Dodge in the November 2 general election. [2]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 39 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Andre Cushing, III (R) 2,783 58%
Shelby D. Wright (D) 1,559 32%
Carolyn Rae Dodge (Green) 385 8%[3]


On November 04, 2008, Andre Cushing, III ran for District 39 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating David Higgins.[4]

Andre Cushing, III raised $24,030 for his campaign.[5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 39
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Andre Cushing, III (R) 2,974
David Higgins (D) 2,805

Campaign donors


In 2010, Cushing received $13,700 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[6]

Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Andre Cushing, III's campaign in 2010
Hartley, Brent$550
Nickerson & Oday$500
Vigue, Peter G$389
National Federation Ofindpendent Businesses-Safe Trust$350
Total Raised in 2010 $13,700


In 2008 Andre Cushing, III collected $24,030 in donations.[7]

His six largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Maine Hospital Association $500
Colonial Contracting Corp. $500
Cushing Family Corp. $500
David Greenier $500
Dana Edwards $500
Andre Cushing, Jr. $500

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Preceded by
Maine House of Representatives District 39
Succeeded by
Brian Duprey (R)