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James Dill
James Dill.jpg
Maine House of Representatives, District 14
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 elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sUniversity of Maine
Master'sUniversity of Maine
Ph.D.Purdue University
Office website
James Dill is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Dill earned his B.S. in Biology from the University of Maine, his M.S. in Entomology from the University of Maine, and his Ph.D. in Entomology from Purdue University. His professional experience includes working as a professor.

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Chair


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



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dill won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 14. Dill ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Carol Klitch (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Dill Incumbent 65.6% 2,577
     Republican Carol Klitch 34.4% 1,351
Total Votes 3,928


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dill's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Daniel Phillips. According to official results, Dill defeated Phillips in the November 2 general election. [3]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 14 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James Dill (D) 1,964 62%
Daniel Phillips (R) 1,093 34% [4]

Dill defeated incumbent Richard Blanchard in the June 8 Democratic primary by a margin of 512-329. Blanchard was seeking his fourth term. Dill faced Daniel Phillips (R) in the general election on November 2.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Dill is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Dill raised a total of $10,746 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[5]

James Dill's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 14 Won $6,395
2010 Maine State House, District 14 Won $4,351
Grand Total Raised $10,746


Dill won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Dill raised a total of $6,395.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Dill's campaign in 2012
Dill, James Frederick$608
Maine Society of Anesthesiologists$350
Maine Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons$350
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity$338
Maine State Employees Association Local 1989$250
Total Raised in 2012$6,395
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, Dill raised $4,351 in contributions. [6]

He contributed the most to his campaign, $1,741.


Dill and his wife, Jane, have three children.

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Preceded by
Richard Blanchard (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 14
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