James Boyle

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James Boyle
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Maine State Senate District 6
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/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)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maine
Personal
BirthdayAugust 19, 1958
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
James Boyle is a Democratic member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 6. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Environment and Natural Resources, Chair

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

In a Portland Press Herald questionnaire, Boyle explained what he seeks to accomplish if 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

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,[2] and defeated Ruth Summers (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

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


Maine State Senate, District 6 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJames Boyle 68% 1,107
Timothy Driscoll 32% 522
Total Votes 1,629

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.[4]

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.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Boyle's campaign in 2012
Boyle, James A$57,281
Boyle, Ellen$350
Pelletier, Frank$350
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 716$350
Maine State Employees Association Local 1989$350
Total Raised in 2012$62,672
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Boyle has two children.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Philip Bartlett (D)
Maine Senate District 6
2012 – Present
Succeeded by
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