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Colleen Lachowicz
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Maine State Senate, District 25
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)
Websites
Office website
Colleen Lachowicz is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 25. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Services
State and Local Government, Chair

Elections

2014

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the primary election was April 28, 2014, and the deadline for non-party candidates to run in the general election was June 2, 2014. Catherine Breen defeated Stephen Woods in the Democratic primary. William Gardiner was unopposed in the Republican primary but withdrew afterwards; Cathy Manchester was selected as his replacement. Breen faces Manchester in the general election.[1][2]

Maine State Senate, District 25 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCatherine Breen 67.8% 2,164
Stephen Woods 32.2% 1,028
Total Votes 3,192

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Lachowicz won election in the 2012 election for Maine State Senate District 25. She ran and won against Dana Hernandez in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012,[3] and defeated incumbent Thomas Martin, Jr. (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

The Maine Republican Party attacked Lachowicz throughout the campaign for her "time-consuming double life" playing the fantasy role-playing game World of Warcraft, including creating a website dedicated to her called Colleen's World.[5]

An October 2012 article in The Daily named Lachowicz one of the 20 worst candidates in 2012.[6]

Maine State Senate, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngColleen Lachowicz 52.8% 8,712
     Republican Thomas Martin, Jr. Incumbent 47.2% 7,773
Total Votes 16,485
Maine State Senate, District 25 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngColleen Lachowicz 52.3% 827
Dana Hernandez 47.7% 755
Total Votes 1,582

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lachowicz is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Lachowicz raised a total of $26,444 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[7]

Colleen Lachowicz's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 25 Won $26,444
Grand Total Raised $26,444

2012

Lachowicz won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Lachowicz raised a total of $26,444.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Colleen Lachowicz's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$24,944
Patrick, John L$100
Gray, Michele$100
Murphy, Lynn M$100
Hickman, Craig V$100
Total Raised in 2012$26,444
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Martin, Jr. (R)
Maine State Senate District 25
2012-present
Succeeded by
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