Douglas Thomas

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Douglas Thomas
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Maine State Senate, District 27
Former member
In office
December 1, 2010-December 3, 2014
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Term limitsFour consecutive terms
Prior offices
Maine State House of Representatives
2004-2010
Personal
ProfessionOwner, Doug Thomas Trucking
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Douglas Thomas is a former Republican member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 27 from 2010 to 2014

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

2014

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the primary election was April 28, 2014, and the deadline for non-party candidates to run in the general election was June 2, 2014. David Ziemer was unopposed in the Democratic primary. District 27 incumbent Douglas Thomas was defeated by Paul T. Davis in the Republican primary. Davis defeated Ziemer in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

Maine State Senate District 4, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul T. Davis 71.5% 11,615
     Democratic David Ziemer 23.4% 3,804
     None Blank Votes 5.1% 824
Total Votes 16,243


Maine State Senate, District 4 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPaul T. Davis 57.7% 1,763
Douglas Thomas Incumbent 42.3% 1,292
Total Votes 3,055

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.[5]

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.[6]

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.[7]

Maine State Senate, District 27 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Thomas 3,690 100%

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Douglas Thomas ran for District 24 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Tammy Lockhart.[8]

Douglas Thomas raised $4,977 for his campaign.[9]

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.[10]

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.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Douglas Thomas's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$19,043
Shank, Robert$100
Harmon, Michael$100
Thomas, Douglas A$100
Hartley, Steve$100
Total Raised in 2012$20,543
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Thomas raised $22,487 in contributions.[11]

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

2008

In 2008, Douglas Thomas collected $4,977 in donations.[12]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

Personal

Thomas and his wife, Darlene, have six children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Douglas Smith (R)
Maine State Senate District 27
2010–2014
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)