Brian Jones (Maine)

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Brian Jones
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Maine House of Representatives District 45
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
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 limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern Maine (1980)
Master'sUniversity of Maine (2006)
Personal
ProfessionFreedom Selectman
Websites
Office website
Brian Jones is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 45 since 2012. [1][2] It is his first time running for the Maine Legislature.[3]

Biography

Jones is currently a Selectman in Freedom. He spent 22 years as a high school teacher of English, mathematics and statistics, economics, history and government, and boat building. The last three years in public education he served as a high school principal.[3]

Jones has been a volunteer firefighter for almost 30 years and has served on Freedom's budget committee, planning board, and as the Town's school committee representative.[3]

Education

Jones earned his B.A. in English from the University of Southern Maine in 1980 and his M.Ed. from the University of Maine in 2006.[3]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Jones outlined four main themes of his campaign:[3]

  • "Create meaningful job opportunities for all Maine workers"
  • "Protect our seniors and the most vulnerable in our community"
  • "Provide a quality education for the next generation"
  • "Ensure an effective, efficient, accountable, and principled state government."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jones won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 45. Jones ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated incumbent R. Ryan Harmon (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 45, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Jones Incumbent 50.3% 2,253
     Republican R. Ryan Harmon 49.7% 2,222
Total Votes 4,475

Campaign donors

2012

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Political offices
Preceded by
R. Ryan Harmon (R)
Maine House of Representatives District 45
2012–present
Succeeded by
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