Douglas Thomas

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Douglas Thomas
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Maine State Senate District 27
In office
December 1, 2010-Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$13,852/year (1st session), $10,082/year (2nd)
Per diem$70/day
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
ProfessionOwner, Doug Thomas Trucking
Office website
Campaign website
Douglas Thomas is a Republican member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 27 since 2010. He served in the Maine House of Representatives from 2004 to 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.

Committee assignments


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


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



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


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%


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


In 2010, Thomas raised $22,487 in contributions. [6]

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


In 2008 Douglas Thomas collected $4,977 in donations. [7]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656


Thomas and his wife Darlene have six children.

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Preceded by
Douglas Smith (R)
Maine State Senate District 27
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Maine House of Representatives District 24
Succeeded by
Frederick Wintle (R)