Mark Dion

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Mark Dion
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Maine House of Representatives, District 43
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
December 6, 2016
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
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 4, 2014
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Sheriff of Cumberland County
12 years
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Maine
Master'sAntioch College
J.D.University of Maine School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mark N. Dion is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 43. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Dion served as the Sheriff of Cumberland County for twelve years.

Biography

Dion earned his B.S. from the University of Southern Maine and his J.D. from the University of Maine Law School. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Criminal Justice and Public Safety, Chair

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the primary election was April 28, 2014, and the deadline for non-party candidates to run in the general election was June 2, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the general election was September 22, 2014. District 113 incumbent Mark Dion was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Shannon Rafferty-Roy was unopposed in the Republican primary. Dion defeated Rafferty-Roy in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

Maine House of Representatives District 43, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Dion Incumbent 63% 2,985
     Republican Shannon Rafferty-Roy 31.3% 1,482
     None Blank Votes 5.7% 271
Total Votes 4,738

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dion won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 113. Dion ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Porter Leighton (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Maine House of Representatives, District 113, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Dion Incumbent 67.5% 3,503
     Republican Jeffrey Langholtz 32.5% 1,685
Total Votes 5,188

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dion's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Jason Harris. According to official results, Dion defeated Harris in the November 2 general election.[7]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 113 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Dion (D) 2,581 58%
Jason Harris (R) 1,683 38%[8]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Dion is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Dion raised a total of $10,079 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[9]

Mark Dion's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 113 Won $6,000
2010 Maine State House, District 113 Won $4,079
Grand Total Raised $10,079

2012

Dion won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Dion raised a total of $6,000.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mark Dion's campaign in 2012
Dion, Mark$1,850
Phrma$500
Penobscot Energy Recovery Co$500
AT&T$500
Central Maine Power$500
Total Raised in 2012$6,000
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Dion raised $4,079 in contributions.[10]

His top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $3,729 to his campaign.

Personal

Dion has a wife, Cheryl.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joan Cohen (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 113
2010–present
Succeeded by
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