|Maine House of Representatives, District 48|
|December 5, 2012-present|
|December 6, 2016|
|Years in position||3|
|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 election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||George Washington University|
|Profession||Former Advertising Account Executive|
Following the 2014 elections, Gideon was named as Assistant Majority Floor Leader.
Gideon served as the Vice Chairwoman of the Freeport Town Council.
Gideon earned her B.S. from George Washington University.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Gideon, as Assistant Majority Leader, did not serve on a standing committee.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gideon served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Energy, Utilities and Technology|
Gideon stated that her platform included job creation, affordability, elder interests, education, fundamental fairness, and the environment.
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. District 106 incumbent Sara Gideon was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Paul Schulz was unopposed in the Republican primary. Gideon defeated Schulz in the general election.
|Maine House of Representatives District 48, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Sara Gideon Incumbent||63.9%||3,226|
Gideon won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 106. Gideon defeated Patrick Norton and Melanie Sachs in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Benjamin Martin (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 106, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Sara Gideon Incumbent||65.7%||3,525|
|Maine House of Representatives, District 106 Democratic Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Gideon is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Gideon raised a total of $5,565 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.
|Sara Gideon's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Maine State House, District 106||$5,565|
|Grand Total Raised||$5,565|
2012Gideon won election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gideon raised a total of $5,565.
|Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Sara Gideon's campaign in 2012|
|Bigos, Michael T||$100|
|Total Raised in 2012||$5,565|
|Source: Follow the Money|
Gideon is married and has children.
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- Maine House of Representatives - Rep. Sara Gideon
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Sara Gideon on Facebook
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- [Citation no longer available]
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Primary Candidates," accessed May 8, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Non-Party Candidates," accessed June 2, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Primary Election - June 10, 2014," accessed December 5, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "General Election - November 4, 2014," accessed December 5, 2014
- Maine Secretary of State, "2012 Candidate List," accessed May 14, 2012
- Maine Secretary of State, "Tabulations for Elections held in 2012," accessed March 19, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Gideon, Sara," accessed September 18, 2013
- Campaign website-Bio (dead link)
David Webster (D)
|Maine House of Representatives District 106
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