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  name                = Debra Plowman |
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  |Name = Debra Plowman
  political position  = Maine Senate District 33 |
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  |Position = Maine State Senate District 33
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|Status = Former Member
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  |Tenure = 2004-2012
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
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  profession          = Business Owner |
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  website             = [http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/senators/bios/bio33s.htm Senate site] |
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|Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Debra Plowman''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]].  Plowman has served in the Maine Senate since 2004.  Plowman was re-elected in November of 2008 with her term expiring in 2012. Before being a Senator, Plowman served in the [[Maine House of Representatives]] from 1992 to 2000.
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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>
  
Plowman attended the University of Southern Maine. In addition to being a Senator, Plowman is a business owner.
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==Biography==
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Plowman attended the University of Southern Maine, graduating with a Political Science degree.  
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==Career==
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*2004-Present: Maine State Senate
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**State Senate Assistant Majority Leader
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*1992-2000: Maine House of Representatives
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In addition to her position as senator, Plowman helps run PDQ Door, her family business.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Plowman served on these committees:
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* [[Senatorial Vote Committee, Maine State Senate|Senatorial Vote]]
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* [[Senate Rules Committee, Maine State Senate|Senate Rules]]
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* [[Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee, Maine State Legislature|Veterans and Legal Affairs]]
  
Plowman serves on these committees:
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Plowman served on these committees:
 
* [[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 Senate|Senatorial Vote]]
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* [[Senatorial Vote Committee, Maine State Senate|Senatorial Vote]]
 
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==District 33==
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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>.
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012]]''
  
===2010===
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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"/>
  
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===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
  
Plowman ran for re-election to the 33rd District Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. [[Sherman Leighton]] is running for the seat on the Democratic ticket.  The general election took place on [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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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 [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm#nov2010 Maine Official Election Results]</ref>
  
===2008===
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Debra Plowman (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''11,360 '''
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| align="center" | '''66%'''
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| colspan="2" | Sherman Leighton (D)
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| align="right" | 5,116
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| align="center" | 30%
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| align="right" | 777
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===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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==Campaign donors==
 
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In 2010, Debra Plowman collected $15,957 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=118214 2010 contributors to Debra Plowman]</ref>
  
===2008===
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Her four largest contributors in 2010 were:
  
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| Maine Association of Realtors
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| Maine Distributors
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| Pine State Trading Co
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| Plum Creek Timber
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===2008===
 
In 2008 Debra Plowman collected $16,645 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99145 2008 contributors to Debra Plowman]</ref>
 
In 2008 Debra Plowman collected $16,645 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99145 2008 contributors to Debra Plowman]</ref>
  
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==Personal==
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==Recent news==
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Debra is married to David Plowman.  They have three children and reside in Hampden, Maine.
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==Personal==
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Debra is married to David Plowman.  They have three children and reside in Hampden, [[Maine]].
  
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate_gop/_senators/senator.php?senator=plowman Maine Senate Republicans profile]
 
*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate_gop/_senators/senator.php?senator=plowman Maine Senate Republicans profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=6695 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=6695 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/debraplowman1?ref=ts Debra Plowman on Facebook]
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*[http://twitter.com/#!/SenDebPlowman Debra Plowman on Twitter]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99145 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=85954 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=64604 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=34722 1998], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=34316 1996]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99145 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=85954 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=64604 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=34722 1998], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=34316 1996]
 
*[http://www.statesurge.com/members/debra-d-plowman-maine-213037 State Surge profile - legislative and voting track record]
 
*[http://www.statesurge.com/members/debra-d-plowman-maine-213037 State Surge profile - legislative and voting track record]
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Revision as of 17:59, 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
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Andre Cushing (R)