H. David Cotta

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H. David Cotta
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Maine House of Representatives, District 55
Incumbent
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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 elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
H. David Cotta is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 55. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Cotta served as a Chief Warrant Officer 4th Class/Pilot in the United States Army.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Elections
State and Local Government

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cotta served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cotta won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 55. Cotta ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Amy Sylvester (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 55, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngH. David Cotta Incumbent 59.4% 2,610
     Democratic Amy Sylvester 40.6% 1,787
Total Votes 4,397

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cotta's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Helen Hanson. According to unofficial results, Cotta defeated Hanson and Farrington in the November 2 general election. [3]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 55 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png H. David Cotta (R) 2,390 61%
Neil Farrington (Independent) 734 19%
Helen Hanson (D) 681 17%[4]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, H. David Cotta ran for District 55 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Christopher Doyon.[5]

H. David Cotta raised $5,056 for his campaign.[6]

Maine House of Representatives, District 55
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png H. David Cotta (R) 3,084
Christopher Doyon (D) 1,356

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Cotta is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Cotta raised a total of $30,421 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[7]

H. David Cotta's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 55 Won $4,720
2010 Maine State House, District 55 Won $4,991
2008 Maine State House, District 55 Won $5,056
2006 Maine State House, District 55 Won $8,047
2004 Maine State House, District 55 Defeated $7,607
Grand Total Raised $30,421

2012

Cotta won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Cotta raised a total of $4,720.

2010

In 2010, Cotta received $4,991 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[8]


2008

In 2008, Cotta collected $5,056 in donations.[9]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

Personal

Cotta and his wife, Helga, have two children.[10] He is a member of the American Legion, Sportsmen's Alliance of Maine, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.[11]

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Maine House of Representatives District 55
2006–present
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