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  |Status = Incumbent
 
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  |Tenure = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|December 1, 2010-present]]
 
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session), $10,082/year (second regular session)
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session) <br> $9,661/year/year (second regular session)
 
  |Per diem = $38/day, plus $32/day for meals
 
  |Per diem = $38/day, plus $32/day for meals
 
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  |Last election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 3, 2014]]
 
  |First elected = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Term limits = [[Length of terms of state senators|4 terms (8 years)]]
 
  |Term limits = [[Length of terms of state senators|4 terms (8 years)]]
  |Next election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
  |Prior office = [[Maine House of Representatives]]
 
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  |Prior office years = 2006 -2010
 
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  |Profession = Attorney, business owner
 
  |Profession = Attorney, business owner
 
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|Office website = http://legisweb1.mainelegislature.org/wp/senate/126th-maine-senators/senator-dawn-hill/
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|Campaign website = http://www.dawnhill.org/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dawn Hill''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 1 since December 2010. Prior to her time in the Senate, Hill served two terms in the [[Maine House of Representatives]] representing District 149. Hill was also appointed by Chief Justice Leigh Saufley during the 123rd Legislature to serve on the Indigent Legal Services Study Commission.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dawn Hill''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 1. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Hill is a licensed attorney in both Maine and West Virginia, actively practicing corporate and real estate law from 1980-1989 at her law firm in York. Hill is also the Owner of It's a Dog's World, a a large canine training and activity facility in southern Maine. She is the senior serving member of the board of directors for MMG Insurance of Presque Isle, Maine, and is a member of the Emerge Maine Board of Directors, York Land Trust Board of Directors, and Maine State Planning Office Critical Areas Advisory Board.
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Hill served in the [[Maine House of Representatives]] representing District 149 from 2006 to 2010. She was appointed to serve on the Indigent Legal Services Study Commission by Chief Justice Leigh Saufley during the 2011-2012 legislative session.  
  
Hill graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson College in Teaneck, NJ. She graduated with a degree in Marketing in 1974. She then went on to earn her J.D. from West Virginia University Law School.  
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==Biography==
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Hill earned her B.S. in Marketing from Dickinson College in 1974 and her J.D. from the West Virginia University Law School. Her professional experience includes working as a corporate and real estate lawyer at her own firm, Owner of It's a Dog's World and senior serving member of the board of directors for MMG Insurance of Presque Isle, Maine.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hill served on the following committees:
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hill has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hill served on these committees:
* [[Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, Maine State Legislature|Appropriations and Financial Affairs]]
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* [[Conduct and Ethics Committee, Maine State Senate|Conduct and Ethics]]
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hill served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hill served on these committees:
*Government Oversight (Chair)
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* [[Judiciary Committee, Maine State Legislature|Judiciary]]
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Hill's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.dawnhill.org/ ''dawnhill.org'', "Official Campaign Website," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
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'''Making the Connection for Maine's Economy'''
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*Excerpt:"Hill understands that to create jobs in Maine and get our economy moving again government should be a partner to small business – not a roadblock."
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'''Government Accountability'''
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*Excerpt:"Dawn continues to support the efforts of the organization 'Think Again' with information and advocacy. 'Think Again' is a local grass roots organization formed to stop the relocation of the York toll plaza."
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'''Making Tough Choices to Balance Maine's Budget'''
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*Excerpt:"Her efforts brought forth a nonpartisan balanced biennial budget and four nonpartisan balanced supplemental budgets that were passed with super majorities in both the House and Senate."
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====2010====
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On her campaign website, Hill outlined these themes:<ref>[http://dawnhillsenate.org/issues.htm ''dawnhillsenate.org'', "Issues," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
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* '''Economy''' - Hill understands that to create jobs in Maine and get our economy moving again, government should be a partner to small business, not a roadblock
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* Government '''accountability''' - Hill will work with anyone or stand up to anyone to make sure that Maine families are represented
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* Breaking through the '''politics''' - Hill will balance the budget and cut taxes
  
 
==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
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===2012===
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::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Hill won re-election in 2012. She ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012, Democratic primary and defeated [[Arthur Kyricos]] (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'' "Primary Candidate List," accessed June 12, 2012]</ref>
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Dawn Hill
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Arthur Kyricos
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|votes1 = 13592
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|votes2 = 8066
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
Hill did not run for re-election to the State House, but rather ran for election to the Maine State Senate. She defeated Republican candidate [[Michael Estes]] in the November 2 general election. Democratic incumbent [[Peter Bowman]] did not run for re-election.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm#nov2010 Maine Official Election Results]</ref>
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Hill did not run for re-election to the State House, but rather ran for election to the Maine State Senate. She defeated [[Michael Estes]] (R) in the November 2 general election. Incumbent [[Peter Bowman]] (D) did not run for re-election.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm#nov2010 ''Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions'', "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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In the June 8th primary election, Hill ran unopposed. <ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm Results for the June 8, 2010 primary in Maine]</ref>
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In the June 8th primary election, Hill ran unopposed.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm ''Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions'', "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
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On November 04, 2008, Dawn Hill ran for District 149 of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], beating Bradley Moulton.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2008/tabs-can-sr-101-151-11-08.html ''Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions'', "Official 2008 State House Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
  
On November 04, 2008, Dawn Hill ran for District 149of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], beating Bradley Moulton. <ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2008/tabs-can-sr-101-151-11-08.html ''Maine House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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Dawn Hill raised $5,246 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99029 ''Follow the Money'' "Dawn Hill's 2008 campaign contributions," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
 
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Dawn Hill raised $5,246 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99029 ''Follow the Money's report on Hill's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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==Campaign themes==
 
===2010===
 
On her campaign website, Hill outlined these themes: <ref>[http://dawnhillsenate.org/issues.htm Dawn Hill for Senate: Issues]</ref>
 
* '''Economy''' - Hill understands that to create jobs in Maine and get our economy moving again, government should be a partner to small business, not a roadblock
 
* Government '''accountability''' - Hill will work with anyone or stand up to anyone to make sure that Maine families are represented
 
* Breaking through the '''politics''' - Hill will balance the budget and cut taxes
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Hill
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|Full name = Dawn Hill
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|Editdate = September 10, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=7845 ''followthemoney.org'', "Hill, Dawn," accessed September 10, 2013]</ref>
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|totalraised2010 = 56491
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|totalraised2008 = 5246
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|result2008 = Won
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|totalraised2006 = 5349
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2006|Maine State House, District 149]]
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In 2010, Hill raised $56,491 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=ME&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
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===2012===
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|org2 = Its a Dogs World
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|org3 = Phrma
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|org4 = Visa Inc
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|org5 = Tardy, Mitchell
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===2010===
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In 2010, Hill raised $56,491 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=ME&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable ''followthemoney.org'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>   
  
 
Her three largest contributors were:
 
Her three largest contributors were:
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
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In 2008, Hill collected $5,246 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99029 ''followthemoney.org'', "2008 contributions," accessed February 18, 2013]</ref>
In 2008 Dawn Hill collected $5,246 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99029 2008 contributors to Dawn Hill]</ref>
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Her largest contributor in 2008 was:  
 
Her largest contributor in 2008 was:  
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Hill has a husband, James Nadeau.
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Hill has a husband, James Nadeau. She is a member of the Emerge Maine Board of Directors, York Land Trust Board of Directors, and Maine State Planning Office Critical Areas Advisory Board.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Dawn + Hill + Maine + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio01s.htm Senate website]
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*[http://www.dawnhill.org/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://legisweb1.mainelegislature.org/wp/senate/126th-maine-senators/senator-dawn-hill/ Dawn Hill on the Maine State Senate website]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=56984 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=56984 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=56984 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=56984 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=119856 2010],[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99029 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=85854 2006]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139837 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=119856 2010],[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99029 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=85854 2006]
  
 
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Dawn Hill
Dawn Hill.jpg
Maine State Senate, District 1
Incumbent
In office
December 1, 2010-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
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 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Maine House of Representatives
2006 -2010
Education
Bachelor'sFairleigh Dickinson College
J.D.West Virginia University Law School
Personal
ProfessionAttorney, business owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Dawn Hill is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 1. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Hill served in the Maine House of Representatives representing District 149 from 2006 to 2010. She was appointed to serve on the Indigent Legal Services Study Commission by Chief Justice Leigh Saufley during the 2011-2012 legislative session.

Biography

Hill earned her B.S. in Marketing from Dickinson College in 1974 and her J.D. from the West Virginia University Law School. Her professional experience includes working as a corporate and real estate lawyer at her own firm, Owner of It's a Dog's World and senior serving member of the board of directors for MMG Insurance of Presque Isle, Maine.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Financial Affairs, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hill served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hill served on these committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Hill's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Making the Connection for Maine's Economy

  • Excerpt:"Hill understands that to create jobs in Maine and get our economy moving again government should be a partner to small business – not a roadblock."

Government Accountability

  • Excerpt:"Dawn continues to support the efforts of the organization 'Think Again' with information and advocacy. 'Think Again' is a local grass roots organization formed to stop the relocation of the York toll plaza."

Making Tough Choices to Balance Maine's Budget

  • Excerpt:"Her efforts brought forth a nonpartisan balanced biennial budget and four nonpartisan balanced supplemental budgets that were passed with super majorities in both the House and Senate."

2010

On her campaign website, Hill outlined these themes:[2]

  • Economy - Hill understands that to create jobs in Maine and get our economy moving again, government should be a partner to small business, not a roadblock
  • Government accountability - Hill will work with anyone or stand up to anyone to make sure that Maine families are represented
  • Breaking through the politics - Hill will balance the budget and cut taxes

Elections

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Hill won re-election in 2012. She ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012, Democratic primary and defeated Arthur Kyricos (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Maine State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDawn Hill Incumbent 62.8% 13,592
     Republican Arthur Kyricos 37.2% 8,066
Total Votes 21,658

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Hill did not run for re-election to the State House, but rather ran for election to the Maine State Senate. She defeated Michael Estes (R) in the November 2 general election. Incumbent Peter Bowman (D) did not run for re-election.[4]

Maine State Senate, District 1
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dawn Hill (D) 8,623 51%
Michael Estes (R) 7849 46%
Blank 535 3%

In the June 8th primary election, Hill ran unopposed.[5]

Maine State Senate, District 1 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dawn Hill 2,528 100%

2008

On November 04, 2008, Dawn Hill ran for District 149 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Bradley Moulton.[6]

Dawn Hill raised $5,246 for her campaign.[7]

Maine House of Representatives, District 149
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dawn Hill (D) 3,459
Bradley Moulton (R) 2,172

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hill is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Hill raised a total of $82,274 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.[8]

Dawn Hill's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 1 Won $15,188
2010 Maine State Senate, District 1 Won $56,491
2008 Maine State House, District 149 Won $5,246
2006 Maine State House, District 149 Won $5,349
Grand Total Raised $82,274

2012

Hill won re-election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hill raised a total of $15,188.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dawn Hill's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$11,313
Its a Dogs World$500
Phrma$500
Visa Inc$400
Tardy, Mitchell$250
Total Raised in 2012$15,188
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Hill raised $56,491 in contributions.[9]

Her three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $40,706
Nadeau, James A $8,386
James A Nadeau/Loan Forgiven; $000 Balance $3,500

2008

In 2008, Hill collected $5,246 in donations.[10]

Her largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

Personal

Hill has a husband, James Nadeau. She is a member of the Emerge Maine Board of Directors, York Land Trust Board of Directors, and Maine State Planning Office Critical Areas Advisory Board.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Dawn + Hill + Maine + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Peter Bowman (D)
Maine State Senate District 1
2010–present
Succeeded by
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