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Douglas Coffin
Douglas Coffin.jpg
Montana House of Representatives, District 93
In office
January 7, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$82.64/day
Per diem$105.31/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Ph.D.SUNY Health Sciences University, 1989
ProfessionUniversity professor
Campaign website
Douglas "Doug" Coffin is a Democratic member of the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 93 since January 7, 2013.

Committee assignments


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

Montana Committee Assignments, 2013


Campaign themes


On his website, Coffin presented two main themes:[1]

Preserving our heritage by:

• Preserving Montana’s middle class and our right to achieve the American Dream.
• Protecting our environment from overdevelopment and exploitation.
• Preserving public access to lands and waters for hiking, hunting, boating & fishing.
• Preserving our lands for farming and ranching.
• Respecting our rights for equality, opportunity and independence.

Building for our future by:
• Proving good jobs with good wages and benefits.
• Fighting for workers rights and through collective bargaining.
• Closing the income gap between Wall St. and Main St.
• Ensuring Great Education and continuous job training for all Montanans.
• Renewing infrastructure for energy production, transportation and communication.

• Assuring reproductive rights for women so families can plan for the future.



See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Coffin won election in the 2012 election for Montana House of Representatives, District 93. Coffin defeated Coy Harwood in the June 5 primary election and defeated Brandon Simpson (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Montana House of Representatives, District 93, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDouglas Coffin 65.1% 3,475
     Republican Brandon Simpson 34.9% 1,860
Total Votes 5,335
Montana House of Representatives, District 93 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDouglas Coffin 78.7% 900
Coy Harwood 21.3% 244
Total Votes 1,144

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Preceded by
Dick Barrett (D)
Montana House of Representatives District 93
Succeeded by