Erik Jorgensen

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Erik Jorgensen
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Maine House of Representatives, District 115
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/year/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sBowdoin College
Master'sHarvard University
Office website
Erik Jorgensen is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 115. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Jorgensen earned his B.S. from Bowdoin College and his M.S. in Public Administration from Harvard University. His professional experience includes serving on the Maine Center for Economic Policy's Board of Directors and on the Humanities Council.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Financial Affairs


Campaign themes


Jorgensen listed education, environment, and marriage equality as part of his platform.[2]



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on June 10, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014; independent candidates may file until June 2, 2014.


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jorgensen won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 115. Jorgenson defeated Justin Costa and Malory Shaughnessy in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Seth Berner (G) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Maine House of Representatives, District 115, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngErik Jorgensen 66.6% 2,867
     Green Seth Berner 33.4% 1,439
Total Votes 4,306
Maine House of Representatives, District 115 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngErik Jorgenson 42.9% 313
Malory Shaughnessy 32.1% 234
Justin Costa 25% 182
Total Votes 729

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jorgensen is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Jorgensen raised a total of $5,374 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[5]

Erik Jorgensen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 115 Won $5,374
Grand Total Raised $5,374


Jorgensen won election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jorgensen raised a total of $5,374.


He is married and has one child.[6].

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{{succession box | before = [[Stephen Lovejoy] (D) | title = Maine House of Representatives District 115 | years = 2012–present | after = NA}}