James Hamper

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James Hamper
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Maine State Senate, District 13
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 2012 - Present
Term ends
December 5, 2012
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
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 elected2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Maine House of Representatives District 100
2004 - 2012
Education
Associate'sUniversity of Maine at Augusta
Personal
Birthday06/16/1955
Place of birthDayton, OH
ProfessionCarpenter/Job Foreman, Bartow Construction
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James Hamper (b. June 16, 1955) is a Republican member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Hamper served in the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 100 from 2004 to 2012.

Biography

Hamper's professional experience includes working as a carpenter and foreman for Bartow Construction.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Services

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hamper served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate 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. Rose Rogers-Wells was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 13 incumbent James Hamper was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Hamper won election in the 2012 election for Maine State Senate District 13. He defeated Richard Cebra in the June 12, 2012, Republican primary, and defeated Dennise Whitley (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Maine State Senate, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Hamper 53.7% 10,329
     Democratic Dennise Whitley 46.3% 8,920
Total Votes 19,249

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hamper's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Colin O'Neill. According to unofficial results, Hamper defeated O'Neill in the November 2 general election.[5]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 100 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James Hamper (R) 2,611 60%
Colin O'Neill (D) 1,485 34%[6]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, James Hamper ran for District 100 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating James Bradley.[7]

James Hamper raised $4,656 for his campaign.[8]

Maine House of Representatives, District 100
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Hamper (R) 2,567
James Bradley (D) 2,116

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hamper is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Hamper raised a total of $40,112 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.[9]

James Hamper's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 13 Won $24,818
2010 Maine State House, District 100 Won $699
2008 Maine State House, District 100 Won $4,656
2006 Maine State House, District 100 Won $4,989
2004 Maine State House, District 100 Won $4,950
Grand Total Raised $40,112

2012

Hamper won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hamper raised a total of $24,818.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Hamper's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$23,468
Laverdiere, Beverly L$100
Hamper, James$100
Delahanty, John$100
Lopez, Mark$100
Total Raised in 2012$24,818
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Hamper received $699 in campaign donations. The only contributor was the Public Fund.[10]

2008

In 2008, James Hamper collected $4,656 in donations.[11]

His contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

Personal

Hamper and his wife, Lynn, have two children. He has been the vice chair of the Oxford County Republican Committee, and a member of the Oxford Budget Committee.[12]

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Hastings (R)
Maine State Senate District 13
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 100
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Roger Jackson (R)