Diane Russell

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Diane Russell-Natera
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Maine House of Representatives, District 120
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 6
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 elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Maine
Personal
ProfessionPublic Relations Consultant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Diane Russell-Natera is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 120. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Russell-Natera's professional experience includes working as a public relations consultant.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

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.[1][2]

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[3][4]

Maine House of Representatives, District 120, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Russell-Natera Incumbent 70.2% 3,008
     Republican Davian Akers 15.4% 658
     Green Justine Lynn 14.4% 619
Total Votes 4,285

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

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.[5]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 120 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Diane Russell-Natera (D) 1,691 53%
Anna Trevorrow (Green Independent) 945 30%
Thomas Elliman (R) 413 13%[6]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Diane Russell-Natera ran for District 120 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Sandy Amborn and Peter Doyle.[7]

Diane Russell-Natera raised $5,655 for her campaign.[8]

Maine House of Representatives, District 120
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Diane Russell-Natera (D) 2,104
Sandy Amborn (G) 1,231
Peter Doyle (R) 741

Campaign donors

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.[9]

Diane Russell-Natera's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 120 Won $4,165
2010 Maine State House, District 120 Won $4,656
2008 Maine State House, District 120 Won $5,655
Grand Total Raised $14,476

2012

Russell-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
Public Fund$4,165
Total Raised in 2012$4,165
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Russell-Natera received $4,656 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[10]


Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Diane Russell's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$4,606
Berry, Seth A$50
Total Raised in 2010 $4,656

2008

In 2008, Russell-Natera collected $5,655 in donations.[11]

Her largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $5,625

Personal

Russell-Natera is a founding Board Member of Opportunity Maine Campaign and a former member of Common Cause Maine.[12]

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Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 120
2008–present
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