Barry Hobbins

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Barry Hobbins
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Maine House of Representatives, District 133
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Leader, Maine State Senate
2011-2012
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 electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Maine State Senate District 5
2004-2012
Maine State House of Representatives
1972-1984
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maine, 1973
J.D.Franklin Pierce Law Center, 1977
Personal
BirthdayMay 17, 1951
Place of birthBiddeford, ME
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Barry Hobbins is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 133 since 2012. He formerly served in the Maine State Senate, representing District 5 from 2004 to 2012, serving as Senate Minority Leader from 2011 to 2012. He previously served in the Maine Senate from 1988 to 1990. Hobbins served in the Maine House of Representatives from 1972 to 1984. Hobbins was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 1st Congressional District of Maine.

Hobbins expressed an intention to run for the 1st Congressional District of Maine, but failed to file before the filing deadline of March 15, 2012. [1]

Biography

Hobbins graduated from Maine with his Bachelor's degree in 1973 and later graduated with his law degree from Franklin Pierce Law in 1977.

Career

Hobbins is a attorney in addition to being a Senator.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Utilities and Technology, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hobbins served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hobbins served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Maine's 1st congressional district elections, 2012

Hobbins is not running for re-election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. Hobbins expressed an intention to run for the 1st Congressional District of Maine, but failed to file before the filing deadline of March 15, 2012. [2][3]

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hobbins won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 133. Hobbins ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary on June 12, 2012 and defeated Demitroula Kouzounas (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 133, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarry Hobbins 60.8% 2,702
     Republican Demitroula Kouzounas 39.2% 1,741
Total Votes 4,443

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Hobbins ran for re-election to the 5th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. John Cushing ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[6]

Maine State Senate, District 5
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Barry Hobbins (D) 9,324 54%
John Cushing (R) 6,976 41%
Blank 880 5%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hobbins ran for District 5 of the Maine State Senate, beating John Cushing. [7]

Hobbins raised $22,605 for his campaign.[8]

Maine State Senate, District 5
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barry Hobbins (D) 13,677
John Cushing (R) 7,333

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Barry Hobbins collected $23,291 in donations. [9]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $21,005
Private Individuals $1,500

2008

In 2008 Barry Hobbins collected $22,605 in donations. [10]

His largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $21,005
Private Individuals $1600

Personal

Barry is married to Donna Hobbins. They have three children and reside in Saco, Maine.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Donald Pilon (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 133
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Maine Senate District 5
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Linda Valentino (D)