John Cleveland

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John Cleveland
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Maine State Senate, District 15
Former member
In office
December 5, 2012 - December 3, 2014
Elections and appointments
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Date of birthJanuary 30, 1950
Place of birthLewiston, Maine
John Cleveland is a former Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 15 from 2012 to 2014.

Committee assignments


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



See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate 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. District 15 incumbent John Cleveland ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Eric Brakey was unopposed in the Republican primary. Brakey defeated Cleveland in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

Maine State Senate District 20, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEric Brakey 56.5% 10,138
     Democratic John Cleveland Incumbent 39.8% 7,144
     None Blank Votes 3.7% 668
Total Votes 17,950


See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Cleveland won election in the 2012 election for Maine State Senate District 15. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012, and defeated incumbent Lois Snowe-Mello (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[5]

Maine State Senate, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Cleveland 53.5% 10,341
     Republican Lois Mello Incumbent 46.5% 8,982
Total Votes 19,323

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Cleveland is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Cleveland raised a total of $34,354 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[6]

John Cleveland's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 15 Won $34,354
Grand Total Raised $34,354


Cleveland won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Cleveland raised a total of $34,354.


Cleveland is married to his wife, Deborah.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lois Snowe Mello (R)
Maine State Senate District 15
Succeeded by
Roger Katz (R)