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Barry Hobbins
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Current candidacy
Running for Maine House of Representatives, District 14
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Maine House of Representatives, District 133
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Leader, Maine State Senate
2011-2012
Compensation
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/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 limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Maine State Senate District 5
2004-2012
Maine State House of Representatives
1972-1984
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maine, 1973
J.D.Franklin Pierce Law Center, 1977
Personal
BirthdayMay 17, 1951
Place of birthBiddeford, Maine
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Barry J. Hobbins is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 133. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. He also served in the chamber from 1972 to 1984.

Hobbins served in the Maine State Senate from 1988 to 1990 and from 2004 to 2012, serving as Senate Minority Leader from 2011 to 2012.

Biography

Hobbins earned his B.S. from the University of Maine in 1973 and his J.D. from the Franklin Pierce School of Law in 1977. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Utilities and Technology, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hobbins served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the primary election was April 28, 2014, and the deadline for non-party candidates to run in the general election was June 2, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the general election was September 22, 2014. District 133 incumbent Barry Hobbins was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unopposed in the general election. Jeffrey Christenbury was unopposed in the Republican primary but withdrew after the primary. Daphne Warren was named as his replacement, but withdrew in August; Republicans were not allowed to name another candidate.[1][2]

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hobbins won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 133. Hobbins ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Demitroula Kouzounas (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Maine House of Representatives, District 133, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarry Hobbins 60.8% 2,702
     Republican Demitroula Kouzounas 39.2% 1,741
Total Votes 4,443

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Hobbins ran for re-election to the 5th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. John Cushing ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Maine State Senate, District 5
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Barry Hobbins (D) 9,324 54%
John Cushing (R) 6,976 41%
Blank 880 5%

2008

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Hobbins ran for District 5 of the Maine State Senate, beating John Cushing.[6]

Hobbins raised $22,605 for his campaign.[7]

Maine State Senate, District 5
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barry Hobbins (D) 13,677
John Cushing (R) 7,333

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hobbins is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Hobbins raised a total of $94,104 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[8]

Barry Hobbins's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 133 Won $4,899
2010 Maine State Senate, District 5 Won $23,291
2008 Maine State Senate, District 5 Won $22,605
2006 Maine State Senate, District 5 Won $23,504
2004 Maine State Senate, District 5 Won $19,805
Grand Total Raised $94,104

2012

Hobbins won election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hobbins raised a total of $4,899.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Barry Hobbins's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,399
Prescott, Dana E$100
Hobbins, Barry J$100
Jamieson, Heather J$100
Jamieson Jr, Neil D$100
Total Raised in 2012$4,899
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Barry Hobbins collected $23,291 in donations.[9]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $21,005
Private Individuals $1,500

2008

In 2008, Hobbins collected $22,605 in donations.[10]

His largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $21,005
Private Individuals $1600

Personal

Barry and his wife, Donna, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Donald Pilon (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 133
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Maine Senate District 5
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Linda Valentino (D)