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Corey Wilson

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Corey Wilson
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Maine House of Representatives, District 56
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
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 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
High schoolLawrence High School
Bachelor'sPark University (2012)
Military service
Service/branchMarines
Personal
Place of birthWaterville, Maine
Websites
Office website
Corey Wilson is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 56. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Wilson served in the United States Marine Corps until his honorable discharge in 2007 due to disabling conditions suffered during his time in service in Iraq.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Wilson's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Jobs Jobs Jobs

  • Excerpt: "Corey will work with current business owners to find out why they want to relocate outside of the State of Maine."

Cut Taxes

  • Excerpt: "While tax cuts for businesses can at times be controversial, Corey understands that if we do not provide tax breaks for businesses to come to the State of Maine, another state will and we will lose the jobs as a result."

Energy Costs

  • Excerpt: "Corey will work to eliminate barriers to successfully and cost-effectively upgrade natural gas services, transmission systems and infrastructures."

Education Reform

  • Excerpt: "Corey believes that the key to a good education is the teacher, which is why he believes in attracting the brightest and best educators. Corey supports an alternative teacher certification to allow high-trained individuals to enter the classroom."

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Wilson won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 56. Wilson ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Doreen Sheive (D) and David C. Alexander (I) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 56, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCorey Wilson 52.1% 2,084
     Democratic Doreen Sheive 47.1% 1,884
     Independent David Alexander 0.8% 30
Total Votes 3,998

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Wilson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Wilson raised a total of $4,910 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[3]

Corey Wilson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 56 Won $4,910
Grand Total Raised $4,910

2012

Wilson won election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Wilson raised a total of $4,910.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Anna Blodgett (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 56
2012–present
Succeeded by
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