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  |Profile picture = James Boyle.jpg
 
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  |Position = Maine State Senate, District 6
 
  |Position = Maine State Senate, District 6
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Former member
  |Tenure = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 5, 2012 - Present]]
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  |Tenure = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 5, 2012 - December 3, 2014]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2012
 
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session) <br> $9,661/year/year (second regular session)
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  |Per diem = $38/day, plus $32/day for meals
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  |Last election = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 3, 2014]]
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  |First elected = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Term limits = [[Length of terms of state senators|4 terms (8 years)]]
 
  |Term limits = [[Length of terms of state senators|4 terms (8 years)]]
  |Next election = November 4, 2014
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  |Profession = Business owner
 
  |Profession = Business owner
 
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  |Office website = http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio06s.htm
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}}{{tnr}}'''James Boyle'''  is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 6. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
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}}{{tnr}}'''James Boyle'''  is a former [[Democratic]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 6 from 2012 to 2014.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
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===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
====2012====
 
====2012====
In a ''Portland Press Herald'' questionnaire, Boyle explained what he seeks to accomplish if winning office:
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In a ''Portland Press Herald'' questionnaire, Boyle explained what he sought to accomplish upon winning office:
 
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"I want to encourage economic improvement by putting policies in place that create jobs. I have created jobs as a small business owner, and I believe this gives me real world experience that’s needed in the Maine Senate "<ref>[http://www.pressherald.com/special/maine_primary_election_state_legislature_2012.html ''Portland Press Herald,'' "Voters Guide: State Legislature," accessed June 8, 2012]</ref>
 
"I want to encourage economic improvement by putting policies in place that create jobs. I have created jobs as a small business owner, and I believe this gives me real world experience that’s needed in the Maine Senate "<ref>[http://www.pressherald.com/special/maine_primary_election_state_legislature_2012.html ''Portland Press Herald,'' "Voters Guide: State Legislature," accessed June 8, 2012]</ref>
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Boyle won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate]] District 6. He defeated [[Timothy Driscoll]] in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012,<ref>[[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/ME_Page_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''C-SPAN'', "AP Election Results - Maine Summary Vote Totals," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref> and defeated [[Ruth Summers]] (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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Boyle won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate]] District 6. He defeated [[Timothy Driscoll]] in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012,<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/ME_Page_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''C-SPAN'', "AP Election Results - Maine Summary Vote Totals," accessed June 12, 2012]</ref> and defeated [[Ruth Summers]] (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>
  
 
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|votes2 = 9525
 
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|Editdate = September 10, 2013
 
|Editdate = September 10, 2013
|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1411881 ''followthemoney.org'', "Boyle, James," accessed September 10, 2013]</ref>
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1411881 ''followthemoney.org'', "Boyle, James," accessed September 10, 2013]</ref>
 
|party = Democratic
 
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Boyle has two children.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=137187 Biography from Project Vote Smart]</ref>
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Boyle has two children.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=137187 ''Project Vote Smart'', "James Boyle's Biography," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''James + Boyle + Maine + Senate'''"
 
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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==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio06s.htm James Boyle on the Maine State Senate website]
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*[http://legisweb1.mainelegislature.org/wp/senate/126th-maine-senators/senator-jim-boyle/ James Boyle on the Maine State Senate website]
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*[http://openstates.org/me/legislators/MEL000194/james-a-boyle/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=137187 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=137187 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=137187 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=137187 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jim-Boyle-for-State-Senate/235336106555214 Facebook campaign page]
 
  
 
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James Boyle
James Boyle.jpg
Maine State Senate, District 6
Former member
In office
December 5, 2012 - December 3, 2014
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maine
Personal
Date of birthAugust 19, 1958
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
James Boyle is a former Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 6 from 2012 to 2014.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

In a Portland Press Herald questionnaire, Boyle explained what he sought to accomplish upon winning office:

"I want to encourage economic improvement by putting policies in place that create jobs. I have created jobs as a small business owner, and I believe this gives me real world experience that’s needed in the Maine Senate "[1]

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. District 6 incumbent James Boyle was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Amy Volk was unopposed in the Republican primary. Volk defeated Boyle in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Maine State Senate District 30, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAmy Volk 51.3% 10,295
     Democratic James Boyle Incumbent 45.5% 9,139
     None Blank Votes 3.3% 653
Total Votes 20,087

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Boyle won election in the 2012 election for Maine State Senate District 6. He defeated Timothy Driscoll in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012,[6] and defeated Ruth Summers (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[7]

Maine State Senate, District 6, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Boyle 55.5% 11,879
     Republican Ruth Summers 44.5% 9,525
Total Votes 21,404

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Boyle is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Boyle raised a total of $62,672 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.[8]

James Boyle's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 6 Won $62,672
Grand Total Raised $62,672

2012

Boyle won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Boyle raised a total of $62,672.

Personal

Boyle has two children.[9]

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Preceded by
Philip Bartlett (D)
Maine State Senate District 6
2012 – 2014
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