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Paul Gilbert
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Current candidacy
Running for Maine House of Representatives, District 74
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Maine House of Representatives, District 87
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)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maine at Farmington
Websites
Office website
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Paul E. Gilbert is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 87. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Gilbert's professional experience includes working as a Job Service Manager with the Maine Department of Labor. He served in the United States Army.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gilbert 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. District 87 incumbent Paul Gilbert was unopposed in the Democratic primary. C. Harvey Calden was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gilbert won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 87. Gilbert replaced the previous Democratic candidate, Daniel DiPompo, who withdrew after the primary and defeated Clinton Brooks (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Maine House of Representatives, District 87, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Gilbert Incumbent 60.8% 2,833
     Republican Clinton Brooks 39.2% 1,823
Total Votes 4,656

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gilbert's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Anthony Coture. According to unofficial results, Gilbert defeated Coture in the November 2 general election.[4]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 87 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Paul Gilbert (D) 2,050 50%
Anthony Couture (R) 1,934 47%[5]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Paul Gilbert ran for District 87 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Angela Courchesney.[6]

Paul Gilbert raised $5,154 for his campaign.[7]

Maine House of Representatives, District 87
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Paul Gilbert (D) 3,141
Angela Courchesney (R) 1,654

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gilbert is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Gilbert raised a total of $17,473 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[8]

Paul Gilbert's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 87 Won $4,459
2010 Maine State House, District 87 Won $7,860
2008 Maine State House, District 87 Won $5,154
Grand Total Raised $17,473

2012

Gilbert won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gilbert raised a total of $4,459.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Paul Gilbert's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$3,932
Patrick, Claire M$100
Patrick, John L$100
Gilbert, Paul E$27
Total Raised in 2012$4,459
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Gilbert received $7,860 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[9]


Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Paul Gilbert's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$7,360
Gilbert, Claudia Jean$50
Total Raised in 2010 $7,860

2008

In 2008, Gilbert collected $5,154 in donations.[10]

His largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,654

Personal

Gilbert and his wife, Claudia, have three children.[11] He is a volunteer with the Senior Plus Western Maine Area Agency on Aging and the Literacy Volunteers of America. He is a member of the Friends Together Board, Maine Council of Senior Citizens and the Maine State Employees Association/Service Employees International Union (MSEA/SEIU) Local 1989.[12]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 87
2008–present
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