Mike Timmons of Cumberland defeated Joe Kumiszcza in the House District 45 Republican primary.

Timmons collected 389 votes, or 71 percent, while Kumiszcza got 162 votes, or 29 percent. Timmons will face Democrat Dale Denno, also of Cumberland, in the Nov. 4 general election to represent Cumberland and part of Gray.

Kumiszcza, 58, a Web-related business owner, was named a New England high-tech all-star by Mass High Tech in 2004 and served on the steering committee for the Blaine House Conference on Maine’s Creative Economy, appointed by Democratic Gov. John Baldacci.

Timmons, 71, is a retired teacher, principal and district administrator who worked in Windham public schools for 38 years.