Jeffery Gifford

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Jeffery Gifford
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Maine House of Representatives, District 12
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 (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Personal
BirthdayAugust 4, 1946
Place of birthLincoln Center, Maine
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jeffery Allen Gifford (b. August 4, 1946) is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 12. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006. Gifford did not seek re-election in 2014.

Gifford served on the Lincoln Town Council.

Biography

Gifford's professional experience includes working as a Millwright for Lincoln Paper and Tissue and as a millwright. He has previously served on the Lincoln Town Council.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Elections
Veterans and Legal Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Jeffery Gifford endorsed Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gifford won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 12. Gifford ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Aaron Gilman (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Maine House of Representatives, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeffery Gifford Incumbent 53.5% 2,113
     Democratic Aaron Gilman 46.5% 1,838
Total Votes 3,951

2010

Gifford's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Pamela Hatch. According to official results, Gifford defeated Hatch in the November 2 general election. [4]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 12 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jeffery Gifford (R) 2,195 67%
Pamela Hatch (D) 935 29%[5]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jeffery Gifford ran for District 12 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Jeffrey Miller.[6]

Jeffery Gifford raised $4,661 for his campaign.[7]

Maine House of Representatives, District 12
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeffery Gifford (R) 2,730
Jeffrey Miller (D) 1,351

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gifford is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Gifford raised a total of $18,628 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[8]

Jeffery Gifford's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 12 Won $4,423
2010 Maine State House, District 12 Won $4,670
2008 Maine State House, District 12 Won $4,661
2006 Maine State House, District 12 Won $4,874
Grand Total Raised $18,628

2012

Gifford won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gifford raised a total of $4,423.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jeffery Gifford's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,423
Total Raised in 2012$4,423
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Gifford received $4,670 in campaign donations. The only contributor was the Public Fund.[9]

2008

In 2008, Jeffery Gifford collected $4,661 in donations.[10]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

Personal

Gifford and his wife, Irene, have three children.[11] He is a football coach, and a member of the Masons, Shriners, and Citizen Trade Policy Commission.[12]

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Maine House of Representatives District 12
2006–present
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