|Maine House of Representatives, District 119|
|2010 - Present|
|December 3, 2014|
|Years in position||4|
|Base salary||$13,852/year (first regular session) |
$10,082/year (second regular session)
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
Chipman earned his B.S. from the University of Maine. His professional experience includes working as a community organizer and as a Legislative Aide for Representative John Elder.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Chipman served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Environment and Natural Resources|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Chipman served on the following committees:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Veterans and Legal Affairs|
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. Herbert Adams was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Mark Lockman was unopposed in the Republican primary. District 119 incumbent Benjamin Chipman (I) defeated Adams and Lockman in the general election.
Chipman won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine State House District 119. He ran as an Independent candidate and defeated Herbert Adams (D) and Gwendolyne Tuttle (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 119, General Election, 2012|
|Independent||Benjamin Chipman Incumbent||54.2%||1,904|
Chipman's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Jill Barkley. According to unofficial results, Chipman defeated Barkley in the November 2 general election. Democratic incumbent Herbert Adams was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.
|Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 119 (2010)|
|Benjamin Chipman (Independent)||1,113||51%|
|Jill Barkley (D)||941||43%|
Comprehensive donor information for Chipman is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Chipman raised a total of $10,075 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.
|Benjamin Chipman's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Maine State House, District 119||$4,923|
|2010||Maine State House, District 119||$5,152|
|Grand Total Raised||$10,075|
2012Chipman won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Chipman raised a total of $4,923.
|Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Benjamin Chipman's campaign in 2012|
|Linnell, William S||$100|
|Total Raised in 2012||$4,923|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Chipman received $5,152 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:
|Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Benjamin Chipman's campaign in 2010|
|Total Raised in 2010||$5,152|
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- Maine House of Representatives - Rep. Benjamin Chipman
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Benjamin Chipman on Facebook
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Primary Candidates," May 8, 2014
- Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "List of Non-Party Candidates," June 2, 2014
- Maine Secretary of State - Independent candidate list
- Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014
- Official Maine Election Results, 2010
- followthemoney.org, "Chipman, Benjamin M," accessed September 18, 2013
- Follow the Money, "Maine 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 19, 2014
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