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{{tnr}}'''Beth Turner''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], representing District 11 since 2011. She won a [[[[State legislative special elections, 2011#Maine|a 2011 special election]]|special election]] to fill the vacancy created by the passing of [[Everett McLeod, Sr.]] (R). Turner ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012|Maine House of Representatives]] District 11.
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{{tnr}}'''Beth Turner''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], representing District 11. She was first elected to the chamber in a [[State legislative special elections, 2011#Maine|special election]] in 2011.
  
 
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Turner defeated [[Deanna House]] (D) and [[Phillip Merletti]] (R) in the March 1, 2011 special election.<ref>[http://new.bangordailynews.com/2011/03/01/politics/house-concedes-to-turner-in-special-district-11-election/?ref=latest ''Bangor Daily News,'' "House concedes to Turner in special District 11 election," March 1, 2011]</ref> Merletti declared his candidacy as a write-in candidate after losing in the Republican caucus. Due to party rules, only 20 people participated in the caucus. Merletti argued that the caucus was not representative of the true sentiment of Republican voters. The state party chairman argued that Merletti was a fringe candidate upset about his defeat.<ref>[http://new.bangordailynews.com/2011/02/17/opinion/was-district-11-hopeful-%E2%80%98boxed-out%E2%80%99-or-did-he-just-lose/?ref=relatedBox '''Bangor Daily News, Maine Opinion'' "GOP rift puts special election in doubt," February 17, 2011]</ref>
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Turner defeated [[Deanna House]] (D) and [[Phillip Merletti]] (R) in the March 1, 2011, special election.<ref>[http://new.bangordailynews.com/2011/03/01/politics/house-concedes-to-turner-in-special-district-11-election/?ref=latest ''Bangor Daily News,'' "House concedes to Turner in special District 11 election," March 1, 2011]</ref> Merletti declared his candidacy as a write-in candidate after losing in the Republican caucus. Due to party rules, only 20 people participated in the caucus. Merletti argued that the caucus was not representative of the true sentiment of Republican voters. The state party chairman argued that Merletti was a fringe candidate upset about his defeat.<ref>[http://new.bangordailynews.com/2011/02/17/opinion/was-district-11-hopeful-%E2%80%98boxed-out%E2%80%99-or-did-he-just-lose/?ref=relatedBox '''Bangor Daily News, Maine Opinion'' "GOP rift puts special election in doubt," February 17, 2011]</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/house/hsebios/turnbp.htm Beth Turner on the Maine House of Representatives website]
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/house/hsebios/turnbp.htm Maine House of Representatives - Rep. Beth Turner]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139842 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134389 2011]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139842 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134389 2011]
  

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Beth Turner
Beth Turner.jpg
Maine House of Representatives, District 11
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 3
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 electedMarch 1, 2011
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Beth Turner is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 11. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election in 2011.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Bills in the Second Reading
Transportation

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Turner won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 11. Turner ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2011

See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Turner defeated Deanna House (D) and Phillip Merletti (R) in the March 1, 2011, special election.[3] Merletti declared his candidacy as a write-in candidate after losing in the Republican caucus. Due to party rules, only 20 people participated in the caucus. Merletti argued that the caucus was not representative of the true sentiment of Republican voters. The state party chairman argued that Merletti was a fringe candidate upset about his defeat.[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Turner is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Turner raised a total of $7,660 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[5]

Beth Turner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 11 Won $2,762
2011 Maine State House, District 11 Won $4,898
Grand Total Raised $7,660

2012

Turner won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Turner raised a total of $2,762.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Beth Turner's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$1,388
Mcea Matching Funds General$660
Turner, Stanley Dana$100
Pelc, Kelly$100
Pelc, Michael$100
Total Raised in 2012$2,762
Source:Follow the Money

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Preceded by
Everett McLeod, Sr. (R)
Maine House of Representatives District 11
20112–present
Succeeded by
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