Richard Cleary

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Richard Cleary
Maine House of Representatives District 8
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Richard Cleary was a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives. He represented the 8th District from 2006 until his defeat in 2010.

Cleary is an attorney. He earned his J.D. from the New England School of Law, and B.A. from the University of Maine at Orono.

Cleary is Vice President of the Aroostook Football League, and a member of the CHAMP Mentoring Program.[1]

Committee assignments

Prior to leaving the house, Cleary served on the following committees:



Cleary's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican Joyce Ann Fitzpatrick. According to official results, Fitzpatrick defeated Cleary in the November 2, 2010, general election. [2]


On November 4, 2008, Richard Cleary ran for District 8 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Stanley Ginish and Mary Rogan.[3]

Richard Cleary raised $4,756 for his campaign.[4]

Maine House of Representatives, District 8
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Cleary (D) 2,076
Mary Rogan (R) 1,229
Stanley Ginish (I) 362

Campaign donors


In 2008 Richard Cleary collected $4,756 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maine House of Representatives District 8
Succeeded by
Joyce Ann Fitzpatrick (R)