Douglas Coffin

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Douglas Coffin
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Current candidacy
Running for Montana State Senate, District 49
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Montana House of Representatives, District 93
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$109.78/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Ph.D.SUNY Health Sciences University, 1989
Personal
ProfessionUniversity professor
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Douglas "Doug" Coffin is a Democratic member of the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 93. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. Coffin did not seek re-election in 2014.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Taxation

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Preserving our heritage by:

• Preserving Montana’s middle class and our right to achieve the American Dream.
• Protecting our environment from overdevelopment and exploitation.
• Preserving public access to lands and waters for hiking, hunting, boating & fishing.
• Preserving our lands for farming and ranching.
• Respecting our rights for equality, opportunity and independence.

Building for our future by:
• Proving good jobs with good wages and benefits.
• Fighting for workers rights and through collective bargaining.
• Closing the income gap between Wall St. and Main St.
• Ensuring Great Education and continuous job training for all Montanans.
• Renewing infrastructure for energy production, transportation and communication.

• Assuring reproductive rights for women so families can plan for the future.

Elections

2014

See also: Montana State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Montana State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for major party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 10, 2014; minor party and independent candidates had until June 2, 2014, to file. Diane Sands defeated Douglas Coffin in the Democratic primary. Dick Haines defeated Mike Hopkins in the Republican primary. Incumbent David Wanzenried (D) is not seeking re-election due to term limits.[2][3]

Montana State Senate, District 49 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Sands 68.4% 1,636
Douglas Coffin 31.6% 756
Total Votes 2,392
Montana State Senate, District 49 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDick Haines 58.2% 930
Mike Hopkins 41.8% 669
Total Votes 1,599

2012

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Coffin won election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 93. Coffin defeated Coy Harwood in the June 5 primary election and defeated Brandon Simpson (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Montana House of Representatives, District 93, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDouglas Coffin 65.1% 3,475
     Republican Brandon Simpson 34.9% 1,860
Total Votes 5,335
Montana House of Representatives, District 93 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDouglas Coffin 78.7% 900
Coy Harwood 21.3% 244
Total Votes 1,144

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Coffin is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Coffin raised a total of $11,467 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[6]

Douglas Coffin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Montana House, District 93 Won $11,467
Grand Total Raised $11,467

2012

Coffin won re-election to the Montana House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Coffin raised a total of $11,467.
Montana House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Douglas Coffin's campaign in 2012
Coffin, Douglas$9,291
McKelvey, Robert W.$320
Erickson, Ronald$320
Stanford, Karin$320
Feaver, Eric$200
Total Raised in 2012$11,467
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dick Barrett (D)
Montana House of Representatives District 93
2013–present
Succeeded by
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