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  |Position = Maine State Senate District 33
 
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  |Tenure = 2004-Present
 
  |Tenure = 2004-Present
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Debra Plowman''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]].  Plowman has served in the Maine Senate since 2004, and currently serves as [[State Senate Assistant Majority Leader]]. Before her time as Senator, Plowman served in the [[Maine House of Representatives]] from 1992 to 2000. Plowman is a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Maine's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|the 2nd Congressional District]] of [[Maine]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Debra Plowman''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]].  Plowman has served in the Maine Senate since 2004, and currently serves as [[State Senate Assistant Majority Leader]]. Before her time as Senator, Plowman served in the [[Maine House of Representatives]] from 1992 to 2000. Plowman is a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]] from [[Maine]].
  
 
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===2012===
 
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Plowman is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Maine, 2012|Maine's]] [[Maine's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|2nd District]]. Plowman is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.<ref>[http://www.mpbn.net/News/MaineNewsArchive/tabid/181/ctl/ViewItem/mid/3475/ItemId/20620/Default.aspx ''Maine Public Broadcasting Network'' "Maine Lawmakers Stampede to Qualify for Ballot in Wake of Snowe's Departure" Accessed March 2, 2012]</ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run is March 15, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 12, 2012.
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Plowman is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Maine]]. Plowman is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.<ref name="source">[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'' "Candidate List Primary 2012" Accessed March 13, 2012]</ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run is March 15, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 12, 2012.
  
 
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Revision as of 20:28, 14 March 2012

Debra Plowman
Debra Plowman.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for U.S. Senate, Maine
Date of primaryJune 12, 2012
General electionNovember 6, 2012
Current office
Maine State Senate District 33
In office
2004-Present
Term ends
December 1, 2012
Years in position 10
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
Per diem$70/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Maine State House of Representatives, District 114
1992-2000
Personal
ProfessionOwner, PDQ Door Company
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Debra Plowman is a Republican member of the Maine State Senate. Plowman has served in the Maine Senate since 2004, and currently serves as State Senate Assistant Majority Leader. Before her time as Senator, Plowman served in the Maine House of Representatives from 1992 to 2000. Plowman is a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Maine.

Biography

Plowman attended the University of Southern Maine, graduating with a Political Science degree.

Career

  • 2004-Present: Maine State Senate
    • State Senate Assistant Majority Leader
  • 1992-2000: Maine House of Representatives

In addition to her position as senator, Plowman helps run PDQ Door, her family business.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Plowman has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

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

District 33

Plowman represents Maine Senate District 33. District 33 includes a portion of Penobscot County[1].

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012

Plowman is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maine. Plowman is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.[2] The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is March 15, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 12, 2012.

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Plowman won re-election to the 33rd District Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. Sherman Leighton ran for the seat on the Democratic ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Maine State Senate, District 33
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Debra Plowman (R) 11,360 66%
Sherman Leighton (D) 5,116 30%
Blank 777 5%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Plowman ran for District 33 of the Maine State Senate, beating Wanda Beland. [4]

Plowman raised $16,645 for her campaign.[5]

Maine State Senate, District 33
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Debra Plowman (R) 13,795
Wanda Beland (D) 7,109

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Debra Plowman collected $15,957 in donations. [6]

Her four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Maine Association of Realtors $600
Maine Distributors $600
Pine State Trading Co $600
Plum Creek Timber $350

2008

In 2008 Debra Plowman collected $16,645 in donations. [7]

Her four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
National rifle Association $500
Maine Senate Republican Victory Fund $500
Associated General Contractors of Maine $500
Maine Bankers Association $500

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Personal

Debra is married to David Plowman. They have three children and reside in Hampden, Maine.

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Maine Senate District 33
2004–present
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