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Megan Rochelo
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Maine House of Representatives District 136
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
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 electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
High schoolWashburn High School
Bachelor'sCollege of Saint Benedict
Master'sBoston University, 2002
Personal
Birthday12/14/1976
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Megan Rochelo (b. December 14, 1976) is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 136 since 2010. Rochelo ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 136.

Rochelo worked as the president of the Heart of Biddeford, a Main Street Maine organization. Megan works for the University of New England as a Director of the Coastal Healthy Communities Coalition, and is currently a Trustee of the Eastern Trail Alliance. The Eastern Trail is a 60 mile stretch of the East Coast Greenway, connecting Kittery, Maine to Casco Bay.

Rochelo graduated from the College of Saint Benedict in 1999, with a degree in Management and Sociology. She also graduated from Boston University in 2002 with her Master's in Public Health.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Financial Affairs

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rochelo won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 136. Rochelo defeated Bobby Mills in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Lucille Rowe (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 136, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMegan Rochelo Incumbent 71.1% 1,868
     Republican Lucille Rowe 28.9% 760
Total Votes 2,628


Maine House of Representatives, District 136 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMegan Rochelo Incumbent 76.6% 324
Bobby Mills 23.4% 99
Total Votes 423

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Rochelo's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Wayne Sturgis. According to official results, Rochelo defeated Sturgis in the November 2 general election.[3] Democratic incumbent Stephen Beaudette was not eligible to run for re-election under Maine's term limits.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 136, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMegan Rochelo 68% 1,335
     Republican Sturgis Whalen 32% 627
Total Votes 1,962

Primary election

Rochelo defeated Bobby Mills 353-287 in the Democratic Primary on June 8, 2010.[4]

Maine House of Representatives District 136 Primary Democratic Primary, 2010
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMegan Rochelo 55.2% 353
Bobby Mills 44.8% 287
Total Votes 640

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Rochelo raised $6,094 in contributions. [5]

Her top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $5,594 to her campaign.

Personal

Rochelo has a husband, Jason.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Stephen Beaudette (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 136
2010–present
Succeeded by
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