The following is a list of leadership PACs for the Maine State Legislature and a description of their activity in 2014.  A “leadership PAC” is a political fundraising committee led by a member of the Maine State Legislature; by collecting funds from various sources and distributing them to other political committees and legislators, a legislator heading a leadership PAC can gain influence.  Data regarding leadership PACs are derived from the Maine Ethics Commission website and are valid for 2014. Links in the table lead to detailed information about PAC contributions and legislative records.

Leadership PAC Legislative Officers Contributions from Individuals Contributions from Non-Profits, Businesses and Political Committees Number of Contributions to Other Committees
Alfond Business Community & Democracy PAC Senator Justin Alfond $128,008.00 $100,850.00 2
ANNE PAC Senator Anne Haskell $3,075.00 $38,200.00 2
Bangor Leadership PAC Representatives Aaron Frey and Adam Goode $2,575.00 $4,900.00 0
Capital Leadership PAC Senator Roger Katz $567.50 $85,582.12 1
Charting Maine’s Future Senator Garrett Mason $17,250.00 $22,425.00 4
DIAMOND PAC Senator Bill Diamond $5,080.00 $33,100.00 1
DION FOR MAINE Representative Mark Dion $300.00 $9,625.00 1
Empowering Maine Leadership PAC Representative Barry Hobbins $3,000.00 $41,750.00 6
Eves Leadership PAC Representative Mark Eves $4,025.00 $45,800.00 1
Gideon Leadership PAC Representative Sara Gideon $6,650.00 $17,700.00 1
GO MAINE PAC Representative Andrew McLean $2,165.00 $2,550.00 2
House Democratic Campaign Committee Representative Mark Eves $274,180.05 $381,798.00 1
House Republican Majority Fund Representatives Ellie Espling and Kenneth Fredette $4,375.00 $191,179.95 4
Leadership for Maine’s Future Representative Kenneth Fredette $1,775.00 $51,774.00 3
Leading to a Balanced Maine PAC Senator Thomas Saviello $4,500.00 $20,800.00 6
Maine Senate Republican Majority Senators Andre Cushing,Michael Thibodeau, and Garrett Mason $5,832.30 $384,492.59 6
McCabe Leadership PAC Representative Jeff McCabe $6,260.00 $29,796.25 3
Prosperity for Maine’s Future Representative Matthew Pouliot $1.00 $2,125.00 2
RESPECT MAINE Senator Andre Cushing $6,800.00 $150,200.00 2
Rotundo Leadership PAC Representative Peggy Rotundo $4,280.00 $6,437.37 1
Senate Democratic Campaign Committee Senators Justin Alfond andDawn Hill $286,662.00 $545,100.00 2
Senate Republican President’s Fund Senator Michael Thibodeau $310.00 $22,500.00 0
Star City Leadership PAC Representative Robert Saucier $1,825.00 $1,550.00 2
Still Fed Up With Taxes Representative Jeffrey Timberlake $30,500.00 $27,404.00 1
The Dawn Hill PAC Senator Dawn Hill $3,375.00 $26,425.00 2
Women’s Leadership Fund Representative Deborah Sanderson $375.00 $9,075.00 1
Working Families PAC Representative Diane Russell $8,688.44 $1,500.00 0

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