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Kenneth Fredette
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Maine House of Representatives, District 25
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Office website
Kenneth Wade Fredette (b. March 3, 1964) is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Fredette earned his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Maine at Machias, his M.S. in Public Policy and Management with a concentration in Government Finance from USM's Edmund Muskie School for Public Service, his M.S. in Administration from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and his J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law. His professional experience includes serving as a Judge Advocate General for twelve years. He serves in the Maine Air National Guard.

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules and Business of the House


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


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Kenneth Fredette endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election will take place 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. Frederick Austin was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 25 incumbent Kenneth Fredette was unopposed in the Republican primary. Fredette faces Austin and unenrolled candidate David Bright in the general election.[2][3]


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Fredette won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 25. Fredette ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Frederick Austin (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKenneth Fredette Incumbent 75.5% 3,342
     Democratic Frederick Austin 24.5% 1,084
Total Votes 4,426


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Fredette's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Frederick Austin. According to official results, Fredette defeated Austin in the November 2 general election. [6] Incumbent Joshua Tardy was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 25 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kenneth Fredette (R) 2,705 73%
Frederick Austin (D) 927 25%[7]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Fredette is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Fredette raised a total of $62,072 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[8]

Kenneth Fredette's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 25 Won $14,427
2010 Maine State House, District 25 Won $12,711
2006 Maine State Senate, District 28 Defeated $23,537
2004 Maine State Senate, District 33 Defeated $7,987
1998 Maine State House, District 125 Defeated $3,410
Grand Total Raised $62,072


Fredette won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Fredette raised a total of $14,427.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kenneth Fredette's campaign in 2012
Snowe for Senate$700
Irwin Tardy & Morris$350
House Republican Fund of Maine$350
Pearson, William$350
Total Raised in 2012$14,427
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, Fredette raised $12,711 in contributions.[9]

He contributed the most to his campaign, $1,267.


Fredette is married and has two children.

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Preceded by
Joshua Tardy (R)
Maine House of Representatives District 25
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