|Maine House of Representatives, District 120|
|2008 - Present|
|December 3, 2014|
|Years in position||6|
|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 election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||University of Southern Maine|
|Profession||Public Relations Consultant|
Russell-Natera's professional experience includes working as a public relations consultant.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Russell-Natera served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Energy, Utilities and Technology|
|• Veterans and Legal Affairs|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Russell-Natera served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Legal and Veterans Affairs|
Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives 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. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the general election was September 22, 2014. District 120 incumbent Diane Russell was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election. Ashley Ryan was unopposed in the Republican primary, but withdrew prior to the general election. Benjamin Schattenburg was unopposed in the Green Party primary but withdrew afterwards.
Russell-Natera won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 120. Russell-Natera ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Davian Akers (R) and Justine Lynn (G) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 120, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Diane Russell-Natera Incumbent||70.2%||3,008|
Russell-Natera's opponents in the November 2 general election were Republican candidate Thomas Elliman and American independent candidate Anna Trevorrow. According to unofficial results, Russell-Natera defeated Elliman and Trevorrow in the November 2 general election.
|Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 120 (2010)|
|Diane Russell-Natera (D)||1,691||53%|
|Anna Trevorrow (Green Independent)||945||30%|
|Thomas Elliman (R)||413||13%|
Diane Russell-Natera raised $5,655 for her campaign.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 120|
|Diane Russell-Natera (D)||2,104|
|Sandy Amborn (G)||1,231|
|Peter Doyle (R)||741|
Comprehensive donor information for Russell-Natera is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Russell-Natera raised a total of $14,476 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.
|Diane Russell-Natera's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Maine State House, District 120||$4,165|
|2010||Maine State House, District 120||$4,656|
|2008||Maine State House, District 120||$5,655|
|Grand Total Raised||$14,476|
2012Russell-Natera won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Russell-Natera raised a total of $4,165.
|Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Diane Russell's campaign in 2012|
|Total Raised in 2012||$4,165|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Russell-Natera received $4,656 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:
|Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Diane Russell's campaign in 2010|
|Berry, Seth A||$50|
|Total Raised in 2010||$4,656|
In 2008, Russell-Natera collected $5,655 in donations.
Her largest contributor in 2008 was:
Russell-Natera is a founding Board Member of Opportunity Maine Campaign and a former member of Common Cause Maine.
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- Maine House of Representatives - Rep. Diane Russell-Natera
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008
- Diane Russell-Natera on Facebook
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Primary Candidates," May 8, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Non-Party Candidates," June 2, 2014
- Maine Secretary of State, "2012 Candidate List," accessed May 14, 2012
- Maine Secretary of State, "Tabulations for Elections held in 2012," accessed March 19, 2014
- Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014
- Official Maine Election Results, 2010
- Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Official 2008 State House Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014
- Follow the Money's report on Russell-Natera's 2008 campaign contributions
- followthemoney.org, "Russell-Natera, Diane Marie," accessed September 18, 2013
- Follow the Money, "Maine 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 19, 2014
- 2008 contributors to Diane Russell-Natera
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Russell-Natera
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