|Maine House of Representatives District 118|
|2006 - 2012|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||University of Pennsylvania|
|Date of birth||01/09/1954|
|Place of birth||Sacramento, CA|
|(dead link) Office website|
Hinck is an attorney with Lewis Saul and Associates. He has previously been an attorney with the Natural Resources Council of Maine, Campaign Director for Greenpeace International, Acting Attorney General of the Republic of Palau and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Maine.
Hinck is a member of the Community Television Network, Equality Maine, Maine People's Alliance, West End Neighborhood Association and the Natural Resources Council of Maine.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hinck served on the following committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hinck served on the following committees:
Shrinking the State Legislature
In February 2011, Hinck introduced a bill that would shrink the size of both chambers of the Maine Legislature. Under the proposal, the number of senators would shrink to 23 (from 35) and the number of representatives would shrink to 101 (from 151).
Hinck ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maine. Hinck sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. He faced Benjamin Pollard, Matthew Dunlap and Cynthia Dill in the June 5 primary. Hinck was defeated by Cynthia Dill in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012. Republicans Scott D'Amboise, Richard Bennett, Charles Summers, Debra Plowman, Bruce Poliquin and William Schneider ran in the Republican primary. Third party candidates Andrew Ian Dodge, Aaron Marston and Angus King also ran in the general election.
Hinck's opponents in the November 2 general election were Republican candidate Mark Carpenter and Green candidate Carney Brewer. According to unofficial results, Hinck defeated Carpenter and Brewer in the November 2 general election.
|Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 118 (2010)|
|Jon Hinck (D)||2,347||68%|
|Carney Brewer (Green Independent)||467||14%|
|Mark Carpenter (R)||446||13%|
Jon Hinck raised $5,145 for his campaign.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 118|
|Jon Hinck (D)||3,247|
|Joshua Miller (R)||1,123|
In 2010, Hinck received $2,105 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:
|Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jon Hinck's campaign in 2010|
|Murray, Peter L||$100|
|Total Raised in 2010||$2,105|
In 2008 Jon Hinck collected $5,145 in donations.
His largest contributor in 2008 was:
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- Maine House of Representatives - Rep. Jon Hinck (dead link)
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Campaign website
- Facebook page
- Twitter account
- Associated Press, "Election Results" accessed June 12, 2012
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hinck
- Ballot Access News, "Maine Bill to Shrink Number of State Legislators," February 4, 2011
- Maine Secretary of State, "Candidate List Primary 2012" accessed March 13, 2012
- Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014
- Official Maine Election Results, 2010
- Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions, "Official 2008 State House Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014
- Follow the Money's report on Hinck's 2008 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money, "Maine 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 19, 2014
- 2008 contributors to Jon Hinck
|Maine House of Representatives District 118
| Succeeded by|
Matthew Moonen (D)
State of Maine
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