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  |Name = Rodney Whittemore
 
  |Name = Rodney Whittemore
 
  |Profile picture = Rodney Whittemore.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Rodney Whittemore.jpg
  |Position = Maine State Senate District 26
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  |Position = Maine State Senate, District 26
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = December 1, 2010-Present
 
  |Tenure = December 1, 2010-Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|December 1, 2012]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 3, 2014]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2010
 
  |Assumed office = 2010
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session) <br> $9,661/year/year (second regular session)
  |Per diem = $70/day
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  |Per diem = $38/day, plus $32/day for meals
 
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  |Last election =  
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  |Last election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
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  |First elected = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
 
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
  |Next election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
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  |Campaign website = http://www.rodwhittemoresenate.com/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rodney Whittemore''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]]. Whittemore was elected to represent [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010#District 26|District 26]] on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rodney Whittemore''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Whittemore owns and operates the family business Whittemore and Sons, a selling and servicing outdoor power equipment. Rodney founded Whittemore and Sons in 1970. He is also a veteran of six years in the Army National Guard, 112th Air Ambulance Company.  
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==Biography==
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Whittemore's professional experience includes working as the Owner and Operator of  Whittemore and Sons, a selling and servicing outdoor power equipment. He served in the Army National Guard for six years in the 112th Air Ambulance Company.  
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Whittemore served on the following committees:
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Whittemore has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Whittemore served on these committees:
* [[Conduct and Ethics Committee, Maine State Senate|Conduct and Ethics]]
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* [[Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee, Maine State Legislature|Criminal Justice and Public Safety]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Insurance and Financial Services Committee, Maine State Legislature|Insurance and Financial Services]]
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|State = Maine
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Conduct and Ethics  
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|Committee2 = Criminal Justice and Public Safety  
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 = Insurance and Financial Services  
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|Joint3 = Yes
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
Whittemore is running for re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012 Republican primary and will face [[Thomas Munson]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List," June 12, 2012]</ref>
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Whittemore won re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012, Republican primary and defeated [[David Schwanke]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List," June 12, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber = Maine State Senate, District 26, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Rodney Whittemore
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = David Schwanke
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|votes1 = 9756
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|votes2 = 6869
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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Whittemore defeated Democratic candidate [[Gerald York]] in the November 2 general election. Republican incumbent [[Peter Mills]] did not run for re-election.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm#nov2010 Maine Official Election Results]</ref>
 
Whittemore defeated Democratic candidate [[Gerald York]] in the November 2 general election. Republican incumbent [[Peter Mills]] did not run for re-election.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm#nov2010 Maine Official Election Results]</ref>
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Whittemore
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|Full name = Rodney Whittemore
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = September 12, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=141055 ''followthemoney.org'', "Whittemore, Rodney L," accessed September 12, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 19850
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate, District 26]]
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|totalraised2010 = 2215
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|Maine State Senate, District 26]]
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In 2010, Whittemore raised $22,215 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=ME&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Whittemore
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|full Name = Rodney Whittemore
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|office= Maine State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 19,850
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Nickerson, Richard E
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|org3 = Hight, Sandra J
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|org4 = Carpenter Jr, Charles J
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|org5 = Steeves, John H
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|orgamount1 = 18800
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|orgamount2 = 100
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|orgamount3 = 100
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|orgamount4 = 100
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|orgamount5 = 100
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|}}
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===2010===
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In 2010, Whittemore raised $22,215 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=ME&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable ''followthemoney.org'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>   
  
 
His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $20,715 to his campaign.
 
His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $20,715 to his campaign.
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Whittemore lives in Skowhegan with his wife Coralee. They have three grown sons. Rodney is an outdoor enthusiast, sailor and woodworker.
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Whittemore and his wife, Coralee, have three children. He is an outdoor enthusiast, sailor and woodworker.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Rodney + Whittemore + Maine + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Rodney + Whittemore + Maine + Senate'''
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio26s.htm Rodney Whittemore on the Maine State Senate website]
 
*[http://www.rodwhittemoresenate.com/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://www.rodwhittemoresenate.com/ Official campaign website]
*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate_gop/_senators/senator.php?senator=whittemore Senate website]
 
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=120926 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=120926 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=120926 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=120926 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=120092 2010]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139816 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=120092 2010]
 
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rod-Whittemore-for-State-Senate/118612474854382 Rod Whittemore on Facebook]
 
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rod-Whittemore-for-State-Senate/118612474854382 Rod Whittemore on Facebook]
  
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Revision as of 14:27, 23 December 2013

Rodney Whittemore
Rodney Whittemore.jpg
Maine State Senate, District 26
Incumbent
In office
December 1, 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 electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Military service
Service/branchArmy National Guard
Personal
Place of birthSkowhegan, ME
ProfessionOwner/Operator, Whittemore and Sons
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Rodney Whittemore is a Republican member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 26. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Whittemore's professional experience includes working as the Owner and Operator of Whittemore and Sons, a selling and servicing outdoor power equipment. He served in the Army National Guard for six years in the 112th Air Ambulance Company.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Insurance and Financial Services

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Whittemore served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Whittemore won re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012, Republican primary and defeated David Schwanke (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Maine State Senate, District 26, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRodney Whittemore Incumbent 58.7% 9,756
     Democratic David Schwanke 41.3% 6,869
Total Votes 16,625

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Whittemore defeated Democratic candidate Gerald York in the November 2 general election. Republican incumbent Peter Mills did not run for re-election.[2]

Maine State Senate, District 26
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Rodney Whittemore (R) 9,087 61%
Gerald York (D) 5,046 34%
Blank 860 6%

In the June 8th primary election, Whittemore ran unopposed. [3]

Maine State Senate, District 26 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Rodney Whittemore 2,992 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Whittemore is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Whittemore raised a total of $22,065 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[4]

Rodney Whittemore's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 26 Won $19,850
2010 Maine State Senate, District 26 Won $2,215
Grand Total Raised $22,065

2012

Whittemore won re-election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Whittemore raised a total of $19,850.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rodney Whittemore's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$18,800
Nickerson, Richard E$100
Hight, Sandra J$100
Carpenter Jr, Charles J$100
Steeves, John H$100
Total Raised in 2012$19,850
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Whittemore raised $22,215 in contributions. [5]

His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $20,715 to his campaign.

Personal

Whittemore and his wife, Coralee, have three children. He is an outdoor enthusiast, sailor and woodworker.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Rodney + Whittemore + Maine + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Rodney Whittemore News Feed

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Political offices
Preceded by
Peter Mills (R)
Maine State Senate District 26
2010–present
Succeeded by
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