Richard Woodbury

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Richard Woodbury
Dick Woodbury.jpg
Maine State Senate, District 11
Assumed office
December 1, 2010
Current term ends
December 1, 2012
Political party Independent
Profession Economist with the National Bureau of Economic Research
Website Senate site
Richard Woodbury is an Independent member of the Maine State Senate. Woodbury was elected to represent District 11 on November 2, 2010.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Woodbury has been appointed to these committees:



See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Woodbury defeated Republican incumbent Gerald Davis and Green candidate Christopher Miller in the November 2 general election. Although, Democrat Cynthia Bullens withdrew her candidacy, her name remained on the ballot.[1]

Maine State Senate, District 11
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Woodbury (I) 9,029 43%
Gerald Davis (R) 7,963 38%
Cynthia Bullens (D) 7,963 12%
Christopher Miller (G) 7,963 4%
Blank 563 3%

In the June 8th primary election, Woodbury ran unopposed. [2]

Maine State Senate, District 1 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Woodbury 100%

Campaign themes


Woodbury's campaign website lists several main issues concerning the economy: [3]

  • Education - "To be competitive in a more highly educated worldwide labor market, we need to be leaders in education at all levels: stimulating adult learning and returning students, raising college retention, building college aspirations from an early age, and applying innovative approaches to improve classroom teaching."
  • Competitive Healthcare - "National health reform defines a new landscape for state health policy. While the reform’s impact will become clearer over time, our transitional principles should be promoting competition in health insurance markets, improving public health, and encouraging cost-reducing innovation in health care financing and delivery."
  • Budget - "We need more cost effective government, fewer unfunded obligations, and a more future-oriented approach."
  • Preserving Maine - "We need to remain a place where people want to live, and we need to market those strengths."

External links

Suggest a link


  1. Maine Official Election Results
  2. Results for the June 8, 2010 primary in Maine
  3. Dick Woodbury for State Senate: Making It Happen