Charles Priest

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Charles Priest
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Maine House of Representatives District 63
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/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Maine House of Representatives District 63
1984 - 1990
Education
Bachelor'sDartmouth College
J.D.University of Maine School of Law
Personal
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Charles Priest is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 63 since 2006, and previously from 1984 to 1990. Priest ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 63.

Priest is a Dedimus Justice. He has previously been an Instructor in Legislation at the University of Maine School of Law, Assistant Director of Legislative Research for the Maine Legislature, and served in the United States Navy.

Priest is Chair of the Brunswick Sewer District, Augusta Conservation Commission, and the Brunswick Cable Television Committee.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Priest won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 63. Priest ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Matthew Mower (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Maine House of Representatives, District 63, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Priest Incumbent 68.7% 3,246
     Republican John Bouchard 31.3% 1,480
Total Votes 4,726

2010

Priest won re-election to the 63rd district seat in the November 2nd general election. [4]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 63 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Priest (D) 3,072 78%[5]

2008

On November 04, 2008, Charles Priest ran unopposed for District 63 of the Maine House of Representatives. [6]

Charles Priest raised $2,670 for his campaign.[7]

Maine House of Representatives, District 63
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Priest (D) 3,890

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Priest received $1,042 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[8]


Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Charles Priest's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$1,022
Priest, Charles R$20
Total Raised in 2010 $1,042

2008

In 2008 Charles Priest collected $2,670 in donations. [9]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $2,170

Personal

Priest and his wife Patricia have two children.[10]

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Maine House of Representatives District 63
2006–present
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