Dana Dow

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Dana Dow
Dana Dow.jpg
Maine House of Representatives District 50
Former Member
In office
2010 - 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Maine
ProfessionBusiness owner
Office website
Dana Dow is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 50 since 2010.

Dow and his wife own the family furniture compnay, Dow Furniture. He formerly taught Chemistry and Physics at Medomak Valley High School.

Dow earned his B.S. Degree in Education from the University of Southern Maine.

Committee assignments


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



See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Dow was defeated by Chris Johnson (D) in the special election on February 14, 2012. Johnson garnered 54% of the vote. The election of Johnson has been seen a significant upset.[1]

Maine State Senate, District 20, Special Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChris Johnson 53.7% 3,369
     Republican Dana Dow 46.3% 2,902
Total Votes 6,271


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dow's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Mark Berger. According to official results, Dow defeated Berger in the November 2 general election.[2] Democratic incumbent Wendy Pieh did not seek re-election, although she was eligible to do so under Maine's term limits.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 50 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dana Dow (R) 2,634 65%
Mark Berger (D) 1,346 39%[3]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Dow raised $4,375 in contributions.[4]

She contributed the most to her campaign, $3,025.

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Dow and his wife Lisa have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wendy Pieh (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 50
Succeeded by
Ellen Winchenbach (R)