Rebecca Millett

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Rebecca Millett
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Maine State Senate, District 29
In office
December 5, 2012 - Present
Term ends
December 6, 2016
Years in position 3
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 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sAmerican University
Master'sUniversity of Chicago
Date of birthOctober 5, 1962
ProfessionIndependent consultant
Office website
Rebecca Millett is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 29. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Millett served on the following committees:

Maine Committee Assignments, 2015
Education and Cultural Affairs
Bills in Second Reading


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


Campaign themes


In a Portland Press Herald questionnaire, Millett explained what she sought to accomplish upon winning office:

"I would like to be part of a nonpartisan, coordinated, cooperative and goal-oriented effort to bring jobs to Maine, involving employer stakeholders, small business persons, and employees."[1]



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 7 incumbent Rebecca Millett was unopposed in the Democratic primary. John Ridge was unopposed in the Republican primary but withdrew afterwards; he was replaced by William DeSena. Millett defeated DeSena and Mark Diehl (G) in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Maine State Senate District 29, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRebecca Millett Incumbent 50.8% 9,926
     Republican William DeSena 33.4% 6,527
     Green Mark Diehl 10.6% 2,073
     None Blank Votes 5.1% 995
Total Votes 19,521


See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Millett won election in the 2012 election for Maine State Senate District 7. She defeated 124th District State Representative Bryan Kaenrath in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012, and defeated Michael Darren Wallace (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[6]

Maine State Senate, District 7, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRebecca Millett 64.2% 13,950
     Republican Michael Wallace 35.8% 7,788
Total Votes 21,738

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Millett is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Millett raised a total of $26,250 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.[7]

Rebecca Millett's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 7 Won $26,250
Grand Total Raised $26,250


Millett won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Millett raised a total of $26,250.


Millett and her husband have two children.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Cynthia Dill (D)
Maine Senate District 7
Succeeded by