Sara Gideon

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Sara Gideon
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Maine House of Representatives, District 106
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
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 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sGeorge Washington University
Personal
ProfessionFormer Advertising Account Executive
Websites
Office website
Sara Gideon is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 106. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Gideon serves as the Vice Chairwoman of the Freeport Town Council.

Biography

Gideon earned her B.S. from George Washington University.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Utilities and Technology

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Gideon stated that her platform included job creation, affordability, elder interests, education, fundamental fairness, and the environment.[1]

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. 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.[2][3]

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[4][5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 106, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSara Gideon Incumbent 65.7% 3,525
     Republican Jody James 34.3% 1,837
Total Votes 5,362
Maine House of Representatives, District 106 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSara Gideon 50.9% 534
Melanie Sachs 44.8% 470
Patrick Norton 4.4% 46
Total Votes 1,050

Campaign donors

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.[6]

Sara Gideon's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 106 Won $5,565
Grand Total Raised $5,565

2012

Gideon 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
Public Fund$5,065
Bigos, Michael T$100
Total Raised in 2012$5,565
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Gideon is married and has children.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Webster (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 106
2012–present
Succeeded by
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