Michael Devin

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Michael Devin
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Current candidacy
Running for Maine House of Representatives, District 90
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Maine House of Representatives, District 51
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
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 electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sUnited States Naval Academy
Master'sFlorida Institute of Technology
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Years of service1984-1992
ProfessionMarine Biologist
Office website
Michael Gilbert Devin is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 51. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Devin's professional experience includes working as a marine biologist. He served in the United States Navy for eight years.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Marine Resources


Campaign themes


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

Economic Development

  • Excerpt: "Mick believes that we must create good-paying, long term jobs through investments in small business development, educational excellence and exploration of Maine’s alternative energy sources."


  • Excerpt: "Mick believes that we must provide affordable and accessible healthcare to all Mainers. Health Education & Prevention Programs are the surest ways to reduce healthcare costs."

Tax Reform & Efficiency

  • Excerpt: "The tax must be levied in a fair and equitable manner for all Mainers. And finally, it must be efficiently collected, administered and utilized."

Marine Resources

  • Excerpt: "All waterfront stakeholders deserve a voice and a seat at the table. As a marine biologist, Mick knows it is possible to balance commerce and environmental protection."



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. District 51 incumbent Michael Devin was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Anna Morkeski was unopposed in the Republican primary. Devin faces Morkeski in the general election.[2][3]


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Devin won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 51. Devin ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Alan Pinkham (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 51, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Devin 50.8% 2,861
     Republican Alan Pinkham 49.2% 2,770
Total Votes 5,631


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Devin's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican incumbent Jonathan McKane. According to unofficial results, McKane defeated Devin in the November 2 general election.[6]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Devin is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Devin raised a total of $10,065 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[7]

Michael Devin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 51 Won $4,916
2010 Maine State House, District 51 Defeated $5,149
Grand Total Raised $10,065


Devin won election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Devin raised a total of $4,916.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Devin's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,416
Walch, Andrew Frank$100
Devin, Michael Gilbert$20
Total Raised in 2012$4,916
Source:Follow the Money

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