Roger Reed

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Roger Reed
Roger Reed.jpg
Maine House of Representatives District 23
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 3
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 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
High schoolCarmel High School (1958)
Bachelor'sFarmington State College (1965)
Master'sUniversity of Southern Maine (1975)
Office website
Roger Reed is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 23 since 2012.[1]

Reed was born and raised in Dixmont, Maine.[2]


Campaign themes

Reed's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

The Economy

  • Excerpt:"Roger believes that Maine people want to work and he feels that the role of the State government is to give citizens the best chance they have to reach that goal."

Health and Human Services

  • Excerpt:"He wants to rein in the expansion of welfare services and prefers to make sure that services are not spread so thin that the people who desperately need them are underserved."


  • Excerpt:"He believes that the education of Maine children is best in the hands of local schools and is opposed to unfunded state mandates."


  • Excerpt:"Roger believes that sustained and consistent improvements to our transportation infrastructure will make Maine a safer place and will create jobs in the process."

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment and Natural Resources



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Reed won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 23. Reed defeated Patricia Tate in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Richard Thomas (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [3]

Maine House of Representatives, District 23, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoger Reed 62.1% 3,426
     Democratic Richard Thomas 37.9% 2,089
Total Votes 5,515

Maine House of Representatives, District 23 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRoger Reed 69.7% 538
Patricia Tate 30.3% 234
Total Votes 772

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Richardson (R)
Maine House of Representatives District 23
Succeeded by