Paul Bennett

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Paul Bennett
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Maine House of Representatives, District 141
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
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 electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sBentley University
Personal
ProfessionSmall business owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Paul Edward Bennett is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 141. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. Bennett did not seek re-election in 2014.

Biography

Bennett earned his B.A. in Accounting from Bentley University. His professional experience includes working as a math teacher and real estate agent.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Taxation

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bennett won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 141. Bennett ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Edward Legg (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 141, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Bennet Incumbent 51.7% 2,869
     Democratic Edward Legg 48.3% 2,679
Total Votes 5,548

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bennett's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic incumbent Edward Legg. According to official results, Bennett defeated Legg in the November 2 general election.[3]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 141 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Paul Bennett (R) 2,441 53%
Edward Legg (D) 2,029 44%[4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bennett is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Bennett raised a total of $9,544 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 18, 2013.[5]

Paul Bennett's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 141 Won $4,009
2010 Maine State House, District 141 Won $5,535
Grand Total Raised $9,544

2012

Bennett won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bennett raised a total of $4,009.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Paul Bennett's campaign in 2012
Bennett, Paul E$500
Hetz, Elizabeth Jo$350
Republican Speakers Fund$350
Wayne Parry for State Representative House District 140$350
Trentalange Family Dentistry$200
Total Raised in 2012$4,009
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Bennett raised $5,535 in contributions.[6]

No contributions to his campaign were of $1,000 or more.

Personal

Bennett and his wife, Julie, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Edward Legg (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 141
2010–present
Succeeded by
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