Helen Rankin

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Helen Rankin
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Current candidacy
Running for Maine House of Representatives, District 70
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Maine House of Representatives, District 97
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
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 elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
ProfessionSchool Nutrition Director (retired)
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Helen Rankin is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 97. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Rankin's professional experience includes working as a school nutrition director.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Leaves of Absence, Chair
Education and Cultural Affairs

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rankin served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Rankin served on the following 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 97 incumbent Helen Rankin was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Nathan Wadsworth was unopposed in the Republican primary. Rankin faces Wadsworth in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rankin won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 97. Rankin ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated George Cunningham (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 97, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHelen Rankin Incumbent 53.5% 2,484
     Republican George Cunningham 46.5% 2,163
Total Votes 4,647

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Rankin's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate George Cunningham. According to unofficial results, Rankin defeated Cunningham in the November 2 general election.[6]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 97 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Helen Rankin (D) 1,950 50%
George Cunningham (R) 1,852 47%[7]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Helen Rankin ran for District 97 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating David Knapp.[8]

Helen Rankin raised $5,256 for her campaign.[9]

Maine House of Representatives, District 97
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Helen Rankin (D) 3,072
David Knapp (R) 1,905

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rankin is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Rankin raised a total of $18,584 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[10]

Helen Rankin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 97 Won $4,931
2010 Maine State House, District 97 Won $8,397
2008 Maine State House, District 97 Won $5,256
Grand Total Raised $18,584

2012

Rankin won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rankin raised a total of $4,931.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Helen Rankin's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,431
Hannaford, Mary$100
Maxwell, Dorothy$100
Total Raised in 2012$4,931
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Rankin received $8,397 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[11]


Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Helen Rankin's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$7,897
Maxwell, Dorothy$100
Hall, Larry$100
Total Raised in 2010 $8,397

2008

In 2008, Rankin collected $5,256 in donations.[12]

Her largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

Personal

Rankin is widowed and has two children.[13]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 97
2008–present
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