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Bill Diamond

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Bill Diamond
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Maine State Senate District 12
Former Member
In office
1982-1986, 2004-2012
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Maine House of Representatives
1976-1982
Education
Bachelor'sGorham State Teachers College, 1968
Master'sUniversity of Maine, Port/Gorham, 1972
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 19, 1945
Place of birthGardiner, Maine
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Bill Diamond is a former Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 12 from 1982 to 1986 and from 2004 to 2012. Diamond was previously the Maine Secretary of State from 1989 to 1997 and also served in the Maine House of Representatives from 1976 to 1982. Diamond is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 26 of the Maine State Senate.[1]

Biography

Diamond earned his Bachelor's degree from Gorham State Teacher's College in 1968 and his Master's degree from the University of Maine in 1972. Diamond also earned another Master's degree from the University of Southern Maine in 1994 and New England University in 1998.

In addition to being a Senator, Diamond is a former teacher and current small business owner.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Diamond served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Diamond served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate 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. William Diamond was unopposed in the Democratic primary. David Call was unopposed in the Republican primary but withdrew afterwards.[2][3]

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Diamond ran for re-election to the 12th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Ann-Marie Grenier ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Maine State Senate, District 12
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Diamond (D) 10,063 59%
Ann-Marie Grenier (R) 6,667 39%
Blank 379 2%

2008

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Diamond ran for District 12 of the Maine State Senate, beating Thomas Golebiewski and Lisa Willey.[5]

Diamond raised $25,177 for his campaign.[6]

Maine State Senate, District 12
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Diamond (D) 14,395
Thomas Golebiewski (R) 5,388
Lisa Willey (G) 1,664

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Bill Diamond collected $16,834 in donations.[7]

His three largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Diamond, Bill $1,400
Diamond PAC $700
Maine Association of Realtors $600

2008

In 2008 Bill Diamond collected $25,177 in donations.[8]

His three largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Maine Insurance Agents Association $500
Maine Association of Realtors $350
Howe Cahill & Co. $350

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Personal

Bill is married to Jane Diamond. They have two children and reside in Windham, Maine.

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Preceded by
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Maine Senate District 12
2008–2012
Succeeded by
Garry Plummer (R)