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  |Profile picture = Debra Plowman.jpg
 
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  |Position = Maine State Senate District 33
 
  |Position = Maine State Senate District 33
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Former Member
|Current candidacy = U.S. Senate, Maine
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  |Tenure = 2004-2012
|Current candidacy primary date = June 12, 2012
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  |Term ends =  
|Current candidacy election date = November 6, 2012
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  |Assumed office =  
  |Tenure = 2004-Present
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  |Political party = Republican
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|December 1, 2012]]
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  |Assumed office = 2004
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  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
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  |Per diem = $70/day
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  |Last election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Last election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |First elected = 2004
 
  |First elected = 2004
 
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
 
  |Term limits = Four consecutive terms
  |Next election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Prior office = Maine State House of Representatives, District 114
 
  |Prior office = Maine State House of Representatives, District 114
 
  |Prior office years = 1992-2000  
 
  |Prior office years = 1992-2000  
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  |Campaign website = http://plowmanforsenate.net/
 
  |Campaign website = http://plowmanforsenate.net/
 
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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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}}{{tnr}}'''Debra Plowman''' is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 33 from 2004 to 2012 and serving as [[State Senate Assistant Majority Leader]]. Before her time as Senator, Plowman served in the [[Maine House of Representatives]] from 1992 to 2000. Plowman was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]] from [[Maine]]. Plowman was defeated by [[Charles Summers]] in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.<ref name="results">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/ME_US_Senate_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Election Results" Accessed June 12, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Plowman has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Plowman served on these committees:
 
* [[Senatorial Vote Committee, Maine State Senate|Senatorial Vote]]
 
* [[Senatorial Vote Committee, Maine State Senate|Senatorial Vote]]
 
* [[Senate Rules Committee, Maine State Senate|Senate Rules]]
 
* [[Senate Rules Committee, Maine State Senate|Senate Rules]]
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* [[Legal and Veterans Affairs Committee, Maine State Legislature|Legal and Veterans Affairs]]
 
* [[Legal and Veterans Affairs Committee, Maine State Legislature|Legal and Veterans Affairs]]
 
* [[Senatorial Vote Committee, Maine State Senate|Senatorial Vote]]
 
* [[Senatorial Vote Committee, Maine State Senate|Senatorial Vote]]
 
==District 33==
 
 
Plowman represents Maine Senate District 33. District 33 includes a portion of Penobscot County<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/ "Maine Senate" Senator Listing by County]</ref>.
 
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012]]''
  
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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Plowman is not running for re-election to the [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|State Senate in 2012]]. Instead, she ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Maine]]. Plowman was 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> She faced [[Scott D'Amboise]], [[Richard Bennett]], [[Charles Summers]], [[Bruce Poliquin]], and [[William Schneider]] in the June 12 Republican primary. Plow was defeated by [[Charles Summers]] in the Republican primary.<ref name="results"/> The Democratic primary was between [[Benjamin Pollard]], [[Matthew Dunlap]], [[Cynthia Dill]], and [[Jon Hinck]]. [[Cynthia Dill]] won the [[Democratic]] nomination and will face [[Charles Summers|Summers]] in the general election, along with third party candidates [[Andrew Ian Dodge]], [[Aaron Marston]], and [[Angus King]].<ref name="results"/>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
  
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
 
On November 4, 2008, Plowman ran for District 33 of the [[Maine State Senate]], beating Wanda Beland. <ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2008/tabs-can-ss-11-08.html ''Maine State Senate official election results for 2008'']</ref>
 
On November 4, 2008, Plowman ran for District 33 of the [[Maine State Senate]], beating Wanda Beland. <ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2008/tabs-can-ss-11-08.html ''Maine State Senate official election results for 2008'']</ref>
  
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Debra + Plowman + Maine + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Debra + Plowman + Maine + Senate'''
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
 
Debra is married to David Plowman.  They have three children and reside in Hampden, [[Maine]].
 
Debra is married to David Plowman.  They have three children and reside in Hampden, [[Maine]].
  
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Revision as of 18:59, 14 February 2013

Debra Plowman
Debra Plowman.jpg
Maine State Senate District 33
Former Member
In office
2004-2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
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
Debra Plowman campaign logo
CandidateVerification
Debra Plowman is a former Republican member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 33 from 2004 to 2012 and serving as State Senate Assistant Majority Leader. Before her time as Senator, Plowman served in the Maine House of Representatives from 1992 to 2000. Plowman was a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Maine. Plowman was defeated by Charles Summers in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.[1]

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 served on these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012

Plowman is not running for re-election to the State Senate in 2012. Instead, she ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maine. Plowman was seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.[2] She faced Scott D'Amboise, Richard Bennett, Charles Summers, Bruce Poliquin, and William Schneider in the June 12 Republican primary. Plow was defeated by Charles Summers in the Republican primary.[1] The Democratic primary was between Benjamin Pollard, Matthew Dunlap, Cynthia Dill, and Jon Hinck. Cynthia Dill won the Democratic nomination and will face Summers in the general election, along with third party candidates Andrew Ian Dodge, Aaron Marston, and Angus King.[1]

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

Recent news

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

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

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Personal

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Maine Senate District 33
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Andre Cushing (R)