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  |Name = Geoffrey Gratwick
 
  |Name = Geoffrey Gratwick
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  |Position = Maine State Senate District 32
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  |Position = Maine State Senate, District 32
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 5, 2012-present]]
 
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session), $10,082/year (second regular session)
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session) <br> $9,661/year (second regular session)
 
  |Per diem = $38/day, plus $32/day for meals
 
  |Per diem = $38/day, plus $32/day for meals
 
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|Office website = http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio32s.htm
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Geoffrey Gratwick''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 32 since 2012.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Geoffrey Gratwick''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing [[Maine State Senate District 32|District 32]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. since 2012.
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
===Campaign Themes===
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===Campaign themes===
Gratwick's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.gratwickforsenate.com/ "gratwickforsenate," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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====2012====
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Gratwick's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
  
 
'''Creating Jobs'''
 
'''Creating Jobs'''
*Excerpt:"Job growth comes from a dynamic private sector, powered by productive innovative people. It is the direct product of public and private investment, educational excellence, and healthy communities. We need a rich cultural life to keep our motivated young people here."
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*Excerpt: "Job growth comes from a dynamic private sector, powered by productive innovative people. It is the direct product of public and private investment, educational excellence, and healthy communities. We need a rich cultural life to keep our motivated young people here."
 
'''Healthcare'''
 
'''Healthcare'''
*Excerpt:"In Augusta, Geoff will work for health care reform that will benefit both the people and the state of Maine, using his medical knowledge and common-sense approach to make a better system."
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*Excerpt: "In Augusta, Geoff will work for health care reform that will benefit both the people and the state of Maine, using his medical knowledge and common-sense approach to make a better system."
 
'''Education'''
 
'''Education'''
*Excerpt:"Geoff will work for Bangor and Hermon to ensure the state of Maine honors its voter-mandated commitment to fully fund education, as well as ensuring that the educational systems we have are the best they can be for all our citizens."
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*Excerpt: "Geoff will work for Bangor and Hermon to ensure the state of Maine honors its voter-mandated commitment to fully fund education, as well as ensuring that the educational systems we have are the best they can be for all our citizens."
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gratwick served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Environment and Natural Resources
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 = Insurance and Financial Services
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee5 =
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{ME SD9 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Gratwick won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate]] District 32. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012 and defeated incumbent [[Nichi Farnham]] (R) 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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Gratwick won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate]] District 32. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012, and defeated incumbent [[Nichi Farnham]] (R) 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," accessed June 12, 2012]</ref>
  
 
{{Election box 2012
 
{{Election box 2012
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|votes2 = 8295
 
|votes2 = 8295
 
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Gratwick
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|Full name = Geoffrey Gratwick
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|year = 2012
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|Editdate = September 12, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1411912 ''followthemoney.org'', "Gratwick, Geoffrey," accessed September 12, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 20994
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate, District 32]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Gratwick
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|full Name = Geoffrey Gratwick
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|office= Maine State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 20,994
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Baker, Christina Emily Woods
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|org3 = Hayes, Thomas C
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|org4 = Kruger, Christopher
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|org5 = Lewis, Douglas R
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|orgamount1 = 19494
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|orgamount2 = 100
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|orgamount3 = 100
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|orgamount4 = 100
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|orgamount5 = 100
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|}}
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
{{submit a bio}}
 
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''Geoffrey + Gratwick + Maine + Senate'''"
 
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==External Links==
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*[http://www.gratwickforsenate.com/ Official campaign website]
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==See also==
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*[[Maine State Legislature]]
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*[[Maine State Senate]]
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*[[Maine Senate Committees]]
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*[[Maine Joint Committees]]
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*[[Maine state legislative districts]]
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==External links==
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio32s.htm Sen. Gratwick's website]
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*[http://openstates.org/me/legislators/MEL000208/geoffrey-m-gratwick/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=75503 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=75503 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=75503 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=75503 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Geoff-Gratwick-for-Maine-Senate-District-32-Bangor-Hermon/147047138740789 Geoffrey Gratwick on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Geoff-Gratwick-for-Maine-Senate-District-32-Bangor-Hermon/147047138740789 Geoffrey Gratwick on Facebook]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147086 2012]
  
 
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Revision as of 20:24, 10 June 2014

Geoffrey Gratwick
Georffrey Gratwick.png
Maine State Senate, District 32
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Websites
Office website
Geoffrey Gratwick is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 32. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. since 2012.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Gratwick's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

Creating Jobs

  • Excerpt: "Job growth comes from a dynamic private sector, powered by productive innovative people. It is the direct product of public and private investment, educational excellence, and healthy communities. We need a rich cultural life to keep our motivated young people here."

Healthcare

  • Excerpt: "In Augusta, Geoff will work for health care reform that will benefit both the people and the state of Maine, using his medical knowledge and common-sense approach to make a better system."

Education

  • Excerpt: "Geoff will work for Bangor and Hermon to ensure the state of Maine honors its voter-mandated commitment to fully fund education, as well as ensuring that the educational systems we have are the best they can be for all our citizens."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment and Natural Resources
Insurance and Financial Services, Chair

Elections

2014

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election will take place 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. District 32 incumbent Geoffrey Gratwick was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Cary Weston was unopposed in the Republican primary. Gratwick faces Weston in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Gratwick won election in the 2012 election for Maine State Senate District 32. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012, and defeated incumbent Nichi Farnham (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Maine State Senate, District 32, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeoffrey Gratwick 51.5% 8,793
     Republican Nichi Farnham Incumbent 48.5% 8,295
Total Votes 17,088

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gratwick is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Gratwick raised a total of $20,994 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[4]

Geoffrey Gratwick's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 32 Won $20,994
Grand Total Raised $20,994

2012

Gratwick won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Gratwick raised a total of $20,994.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Geoffrey Gratwick's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$19,494
Baker, Christina Emily Woods$100
Hayes, Thomas C$100
Kruger, Christopher$100
Lewis, Douglas R$100
Total Raised in 2012$20,994
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Gratwick has a wife, Lucy.[5]

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nichi Farnham (R)
Maine State Senate District 32
2012–present
Succeeded by
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