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Erin Herbig

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Erin Herbig
Erin Herbig.jpg
Maine House of Representatives, District 43
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 5
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 limits4 terms (8 years)
ProfessionOutreach Coordinator
Office website
Erin Herbig is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 43. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Herbig earned her B.S. in English from Boston College in 2003. Her professional experience includes working as the Outreach Coordinator for Maine Farmland Trust.

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, Chair


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Herbig served on the following committees:



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Herbig won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 43. Herbig ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Donna Hopkins (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 43, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngErin Herbig Incumbent 63.7% 3,177
     Republican Donna Hopkins 36.3% 1,811
Total Votes 4,988


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Herbig's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Lewis Baker. Herbig defeated Baker in the November 2 general election.[3] Republican incumbent Jane Giles did not seek re-election, although she was eligible to do so under Maine's term limits.

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 43 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Erin Herbig (D) 2,340 60%
Lewis Baker (R) 1,511 35% [4]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Herbig is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Herbig raised a total of $9,971 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[5]

Erin Herbig's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 43 Won $4,896
2010 Maine State House, District 43 Won $5,075
Grand Total Raised $9,971


Herbig won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Herbig raised a total of $4,896.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Erin Herbig's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,396
Baiungo, Joesph$100
Ritter, James$100
Herbig, Cindy$100
Ritter, Heather$100
Total Raised in 2012$4,896
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, Herbig raised $5,075 in contributions. [6]

Her top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $4,575 to her campaign.


Herbig has a husband, Josh Povec.

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Preceded by
Jayne Crosby Giles (R)
Maine House of Representatives District 43
Succeeded by