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  name                = Douglas Thomas |
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  |Name = Douglas Thomas
  political position  = Maine State Senate District 27 |
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  |Profile picture = Douglas Thomas.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Maine State Senate, District 27
  assumed office     = 2010|
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2012|
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|Tenure = December 1, 2010-Present
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 3, 2014]]
  profession          = Owner, Doug Thomas Trucking |
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|Assumed office = 2010
  website             =  |
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|Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Douglas Thomas''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]]. Thomas was elected to represent [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010#District 27|District 27]] on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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|Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session) <br> $9,661/year/year (second regular session)
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|Religion = Baptist
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  |Office website = http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio27s.htm
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  |Campaign website = http://www.dougthomas.org/
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}}{{tnr}}'''Douglas Thomas''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 27. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Thomas is the owner of his own trucking company.  He previously served on the S.A.D. #46 School Board, and as a Selectman for the Town of Ripley.
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Douglas served in the [[Maine House of Representatives]] from 2004 to 2010, on the S.A.D. #46 School Board and as a Selectman for the Town of Ripley.
  
Thomas is a member of the Regional Transportation Advisory Committee Region 4, and the Somerset County Budget Committee.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=37049 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Thomas]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Thomas' professional experience includes working as Owner of his own trucking company.
  
==House committee assignments==
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==Committee assignments==
* [[Transportation Committee, Maine State Legislature|Transportation]]
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Thomas served on the following committees:
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Taxation
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Thomas served on these committees:
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|State = Maine
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = State and Local Government
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 = Transportation  
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Thomas served on these committees:
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Joint1 = Yes
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==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
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===2012===
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::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Thomas won re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012, Republican primary and defeated current [[Maine House of Representatives|state house incumbent]] [[Herbert Clark]] (D) 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," June 12, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Maine State Senate, District 27, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Douglas Thomas
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Herbert Clark
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|votes1 = 97481
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|votes2 = 8061
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2010]]''
Thomas faced Democratic candidate [[Susan Mackey Andrews]] in the November 2 general election. Republican incumbent [[Doug Smith]] is not running for re-election.
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Thomas defeated Democratic candidate [[Susan Mackey Andrews]] in the November 2 general election. Republican incumbent [[Doug Smith]] 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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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Douglas Thomas (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''8,908 '''
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| align="center" | '''56%'''
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| colspan="2" | Susan Mackey Andrews (D)
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| align="right" | 6,271
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| align="center" | 40%
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| colspan="2" | Blank
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| align="right" | 695
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| align="center" | 4%
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In the June 8th primary election, Thomas ran unopposed.  <ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm Results for the June 8, 2010 primary in Maine]</ref>
 
In the June 8th primary election, Thomas 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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Thomas
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|Full name = Douglas Thomas
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|year = 2004
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|Editdate = September 12, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5427 ''followthemoney.org'', "Thomas, Doulgas A," accessed September 12, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 20543
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate, District 27]]
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|totalraised2010 = 22487
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|totalraised2008 = 4977
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008|Maine State House, District 24]]
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|totalraised2006 = 5363
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2006|Maine State House, District 24]]
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|totalraised2004 = 9709
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2004|Maine State House, District 24]]
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===2012===
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 20,543
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Shank, Robert
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|org3 = Harmon, Michael
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|org4 = Thomas, Douglas A
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===2010===
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In 2010, Thomas raised $22,487 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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His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $20,987 to his campaign.
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===2008===
 
===2008===
In 2008 Douglas Thomas collected $4,977 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99223 2008 contributors to Douglas Thomas]</ref>
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In 2008, Douglas Thomas collected $4,977 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99223 2008 contributors to Douglas Thomas]</ref>
  
 
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==Personal==
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Thomas and his wife, Darlene, have six children.
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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 '''Douglas + Thomas + 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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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Douglas+Thomas+Maine+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Douglas Thomas News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/house/hsebios/thomda.htm Maine House of Representatives - Rep. Douglas Thomas]  
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio27s.htm Douglas Thomas on the Maine State Senate website]
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*[http://www.dougthomas.org/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=37049 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=37049 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=37049 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=37049 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99223 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=86026 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=64688 2004]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139831 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=120093 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99223 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=86026 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=64688 2004]
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 22:44, 16 October 2013

Douglas Thomas
Douglas Thomas.jpg
Maine State Senate, District 27
Incumbent
In office
December 1, 2010-Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
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 limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Maine State House of Representatives
2004-2010
Personal
ProfessionOwner, Doug Thomas Trucking
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Douglas Thomas is a Republican member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 27. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Douglas served in the Maine House of Representatives from 2004 to 2010, on the S.A.D. #46 School Board and as a Selectman for the Town of Ripley.

Biography

Thomas' professional experience includes working as Owner of his own trucking company.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Taxation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Thomas won re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the June 12, 2012, Republican primary and defeated current state house incumbent Herbert Clark (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Maine State Senate, District 27, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDouglas Thomas Incumbent 92.4% 97,481
     Democratic Herbert Clark 7.6% 8,061
Total Votes 105,542

2010

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2010

Thomas defeated Democratic candidate Susan Mackey Andrews in the November 2 general election. Republican incumbent Doug Smith did not run for re-election.[2]

Maine State Senate, District 27
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Thomas (R) 8,908 56%
Susan Mackey Andrews (D) 6,271 40%
Blank 695 4%

In the June 8th primary election, Thomas ran unopposed. [3]

Maine State Senate, District 27 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Thomas 3,690 100%

2008

On November 04, 2008, Douglas Thomas ran for District 24 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Tammy Lockhart. [4]

Douglas Thomas raised $4,977 for his campaign.[5]

Maine House of Representatives, District 24
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Thomas (R) 2,275
Tammy Lockhart (D) 1,900

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Thomas is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Thomas raised a total of $63,079 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[6]

Douglas Thomas's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 27 Won $20,543
2010 Maine State Senate, District 27 Won $22,487
2008 Maine State House, District 24 Won $4,977
2006 Maine State House, District 24 Won $5,363
2004 Maine State House, District 24 Won $9,709
Grand Total Raised $63,079

2012

Thomas won re-election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Thomas raised a total of $20,543.

2010

In 2010, Thomas raised $22,487 in contributions. [7]

His largest contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $20,987 to his campaign.

2008

In 2008, Douglas Thomas collected $4,977 in donations. [8]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

Personal

Thomas and his wife, Darlene, have six children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Douglas + Thomas + 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
Douglas Smith (R)
Maine State Senate District 27
2010–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 24
2004–2010
Succeeded by
Frederick Wintle (R)