|Maine House of Representatives District 119|
|2010 - Present|
|December 3, 2014|
|Years in position||5|
|Base salary||$13,852/year (first regular session) |
$10,082/year (second regular session)
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
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.
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:
|Maine Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Veterans and Legal Affairs|
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.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 119, General Election, 2012|
|Independent||Benjamin Chipman Incumbent||54.2%||1,904|
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. Democratic incumbent Herbert Adams was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.
|Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 119 (2010)|
|Benjamin Chipman (Independent)||1,113||51%|
|Jill Barkley (D)||941||43% |
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:
|Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Benjamin Chipman's campaign in 2010|
|Total Raised in 2010||$5,152|
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