Colleen Lachowicz

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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), $10,082/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)
Colleen Lachowicz is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 25 since 2012.

Elections

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[1] and defeated incumbent Thomas Martin, Jr. (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

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.[3]

An October 2012 article in The Daily named Lachowicz one of the 20 worst candidates in 2012.[4]

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

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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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