John L. Martin

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John Martin
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Maine House of Representatives, District 151
Incumbent
In office
December 3, 2014 - present
Term ends
December 6, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Speaker of the House, Maine State House
1975 - 1994
House Minority Floor Leader, Maine State House
1971 - 1974
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Maine House of Representatives, District 1
2008 - 2012
Maine State Senate
2000 - 2008
Maine House of Representatives, District 1
1964 - 1994
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maine Orono
Personal
BirthdayJune 5, 1941
Place of birthEagle Lake, Maine
ProfessionProfessor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John L. Martin (b. June 5, 1941) is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 151. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Martin served two previous tenures in the House, representing District 1 from 1964 to 1994 and from 2008 to 2012. Martin also served in the Maine State Senate from 2000 to 2008.

Biography

Martin is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Government at University of Maine at Fort Kent.

He is a member of the American Academy of Political Science, New England Political Science Association, President of Ambulance Services, Incorporated, and Treasurer of the Northern Maine General Hospital.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives 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. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the general election was September 22, 2014. John L. Martin was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 1 incumbent Allen Nadeau was unopposed in the Republican primary. Martin defeated Nadeau in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Maine House of Representatives District 151, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn L. Martin 53% 2,215
     Republican Allen Nadeau Incumbent 44.7% 1,866
     None Blank Votes 2.3% 98
Total Votes 4,179

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Martin ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 1. Martin ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012 and was defeated by Allen Nadeau (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

Maine House of Representatives, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAllen Nadeau 53.5% 2,140
     Democratic John Martin Incumbent 46.5% 1,863
Total Votes 4,003

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Martin won re-election to the 1st District seat in the November 2nd general election.[8]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 1 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Martin (D) 2,511 80%[9]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, John Martin ran unopposed for District 1 of the Maine House of Representatives.[10]

John Martin raised $2,170 for his campaign.[11]

Maine House of Representatives, District 1
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Martin (D) 3,700

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Martin received $1,878 in campaign donations. The only contributor was the Public Fund.[12]

2008

In 2008 John Martin collected $2,170 in donations.[13]

His contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $2,170

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 151
2014–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 1
2008–2012
Succeeded by
Allen Nadeau (R)