Melvin Newendyke

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Melvin Newendyke
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Maine House of Representatives District 80
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
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 elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sBob Jones University
Personal
ProfessionFarmer, retired banker
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Melvin Newendyke is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 80 since 2010. Newendyke ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 80.

Newendyke is a farmer, and has also worked as a bank executive data center manager, systems analyst and computer programmer.

Newendyke has a degree in Accounting.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Engrossed Bills
Energy, Utilities and Technology

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Newendyke ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 80. Newendyke ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and was defeated by Rachel Sukeforth (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 80, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMelvin Newendyke Incumbent 50% 2,459
     Democratic Rachel Sukeforth 50% 2,455
Total Votes 4,914

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Newendyke's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Scott Wing. According to unofficial results, Newendyke defeated Wing in the November 2 general election.[3] Democratic incumbent Nancy Smith was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 80 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Melvin Newendyke (R) 2,308 55%
Scott Wing (D) 1,776 42% [4]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Newendyke raised $7,700 in contributions. [5]

His top two contributors were:

Donor Amount
Newendyke, Mel $4,575
Newendyke, Melvin L $2,400

Personal

Newendyke and his wife Barbara have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nancy Smith (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 80
2010–present
Succeeded by
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