Benjamin Chipman

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Benjamin Chipman
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Maine House of Representatives District 119
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$10,082/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
ProfessionCommunity Organizer
Office website
Benjamin Chipman is a member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 119 since 2010.

Chipman is a community organizer, and worked as a Legislative Aide for Representative John Elder from 2002-2006.

Chipman graduated from the University of Maine.

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment and Natural Resources


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



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Chipman won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine State House District 119. He ran as an Independent candidate and defeated Herbert Adams (D) and Gwendolyne Tuttle (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Maine House of Representatives, District 119, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngBenjamin Chipman Incumbent 54.2% 1,904
     Democratic Herbert Adams 36.7% 1,287
     Republican Gwendolyne Tuttle 9.1% 320
Total Votes 3,511


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Chipman's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Jill Barkley. According to unofficial results, Chipman defeated Barkley in the November 2 general election.[2] Democratic incumbent Herbert Adams was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 119 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Benjamin Chipman (Independent) 1,113 51%
Jill Barkley (D) 941 43% [3]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Chipman received $5,152 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[4]

Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Benjamin Chipman's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$4,653
Quinlan, Patrick$100
Rowland, Ted$100
Carter, Jonathan$100
Total Raised in 2010 $5,152

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