|Maine State Senate, District 35|
|December 1, 2010-present|
|December 6, 2016|
|Years in position||5|
|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 election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Maine House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Fairleigh Dickinson College|
|J.D.||West Virginia University Law School|
|Profession||Attorney, business owner|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Committee assignments
- 3 Issues
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Personal
- 7 Recent news
- 8 See also
- 9 External links
- 10 References
Following the 2014 elections, Hill was named as Assistant Minority Leader.
Hill served in the Maine House of Representatives representing District 149 from 2006 to 2010. She was appointed to serve on the Indigent Legal Services Study Commission by Chief Justice Leigh Saufley during the 2011-2012 legislative session.
Hill earned her B.S. in Marketing from Dickinson College in 1974 and her J.D. from the West Virginia University Law School. Her professional experience includes working as a corporate and real estate lawyer at her own firm, owner of It's a Dog's World and senior member of the board of directors for MMG Insurance of Presque Isle, Maine.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Hill served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Energy, Utilities and Technology|
|• Senate Rules|
|• Senatorial Vote|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hill served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations and Financial Affairs, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hill served on these committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Appropriations and Financial Affairs|
|• Conduct and Ethics|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hill served on these committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Government Oversight, Chair|
Hill's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Making the Connection for Maine's Economy
- Excerpt: "Hill understands that to create jobs in Maine and get our economy moving again government should be a partner to small business – not a roadblock."
- Excerpt: "Dawn continues to support the efforts of the organization 'Think Again' with information and advocacy. 'Think Again' is a local grass roots organization formed to stop the relocation of the York toll plaza."
Making Tough Choices to Balance Maine's Budget
- Excerpt: "Her efforts brought forth a nonpartisan balanced biennial budget and four nonpartisan balanced supplemental budgets that were passed with super majorities in both the House and Senate."
Hill's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Economy - Hill understands that to create jobs in Maine and get our economy moving again, government should be a partner to small business, not a roadblock
- Government accountability - Hill will work with anyone or stand up to anyone to make sure that Maine families are represented
- Breaking through the politics - Hill will balance the budget and cut taxes
- See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Maine State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election was held 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. District 1 incumbent Dawn Hill was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Windol Weaver was unopposed in the Republican primary but withdrew after the primary; John Carson was named as his replacement. Hill defeated Carson in the general election.
|Maine State Senate District 35, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Dawn Hill Incumbent||57.7%||10,701|
- See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012
|Maine State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Dawn Hill Incumbent||62.8%||13,592|
- See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010
Hill did not run for re-election to the State House, but rather ran for election to the Maine State Senate. She defeated Michael Estes (R) in the November 2 general election. Incumbent Peter Bowman (D) did not run for re-election.
|Maine State Senate, District 1|
|Dawn Hill (D)||8,623||51%|
|Michael Estes (R)||7849||46%|
In the June 8th primary election, Hill ran unopposed.
|Maine State Senate, District 1 - Democratic Primary (2010)|
Dawn Hill raised $5,246 for her campaign.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 149|
|Dawn Hill (D)||3,459|
|Bradley Moulton (R)||2,172|
Comprehensive donor information for Hill is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Hill raised a total of $82,274 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.
|Dawn Hill's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Maine State Senate, District 1||$15,188|
|2010||Maine State Senate, District 1||$56,491|
|2008||Maine State House, District 149||$5,246|
|2006||Maine State House, District 149||$5,349|
|Grand Total Raised||$82,274|
2012Hill won re-election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $15,188.
|Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dawn Hill's campaign in 2012|
|Its a Dogs World||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$15,188|
|Source: Follow the Money|
In 2010, Hill raised $56,491 in contributions.
Her three largest contributors were:
|Nadeau, James A||$8,386|
|James A Nadeau/Loan Forgiven; $000 Balance||$3,500|
In 2008, Hill collected $5,246 in donations.
Her largest contributor in 2008 was:
Hill has a husband, James Nadeau. She is a member of the Emerge Maine Board of Directors, York Land Trust Board of Directors, and Maine State Planning Office Critical Areas Advisory Board.
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- Maine State Legislature
- Maine State Senate
- Maine Senate Committees
- Maine Joint Committees
- Maine state legislative districts
- Official campaign website
- Dawn Hill on the Maine State Senate website
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010,2008, 2006
- dawnhill.org, "Official Campaign Website," accessed February 18, 2014
- dawnhillsenate.org, "Issues," accessed February 18, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Primary Candidates," accessed May 8, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Non-Party Candidates," accessed June 2, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Primary Election - June 10, 2014," accessed December 5, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "General Election - November 4, 2014," accessed December 5, 2014
- Maine Secretary of State, "Primary Candidate List," accessed June 12, 2012
- Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014
- Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Official 2008 State House Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Dawn Hill's 2008 campaign contributions," accessed February 18, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Hill, Dawn," accessed September 10, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- followthemoney.org, "2008 contributions," accessed February 18, 2013
Peter Bowman (D)
|Maine State Senate District 1
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