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  |Name = James Hamper
 
  |Name = James Hamper
 
  |Profile picture = hampjm.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = hampjm.jpg
  |Position = Maine House of Representatives District 100
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  |Position = Maine State Senate District 13
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = 2004 - Present
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  |Tenure = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 5, 2012 - Present]]
 
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|December 5, 2012]]
 
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|December 5, 2012]]
  |Assumed office = 2004
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  |Assumed office = 2012
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Leadership =  
 
  |Leadership =  
 
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  |Years leadership =  
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session) <br> $10,082/year (second regular session)
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session) <br> $9,661/year/year (second regular session)
  |Per diem = $38/day
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  |Per diem = $38/day, plus $32/day for meals
 
  |Pension =
 
  |Pension =
  |Last election = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Last election = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =
 
  |Appointed =
 
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  |Appointed by =
  |First elected = 2004
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  |First elected = 2012
 
  |Term limits = [[State legislatures with term limits|4 terms (8 years)]]
 
  |Term limits = [[State legislatures with term limits|4 terms (8 years)]]
  |Next election = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 8, 2014
  |Prior office =  
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  |Prior office = Maine House of Representatives District 100
  |Prior office years =  
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  |Prior office years = 2004 - 2012
 
  |Prior office 2 =
 
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{{tnr}}'''James Hamper''' (b. June 16, 1955) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Maine House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 100th District since 2004.
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{{tnr}}'''James Hamper''' (b. June 16, 1955) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 13 since December 5, 2012. He is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], representing District 100 from 2004 until 2012.
  
 
Hamper works as a carpenter/foreman for Bartow Construction.
 
Hamper works as a carpenter/foreman for Bartow Construction.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hamper served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Health and Human Services
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hamper has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hamper served on the following committees:
*[[Leaves of Absence Committee, Maine House of Representatives]], ''Chair
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* [[Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee, Maine State Legislature|Energy, Utilities and Technology]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Environment and Natural Resources Committee, Maine State Legislature|Environment and Natural Resource]]
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Maine
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Leaves of Absence
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Energy, Utilities and Technology  
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 = Environment and Natural Resources  
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|Joint3 = Yes
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hamper served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hamper served on the following committees:
* [[Labor Committee, Maine State Legislature|Labor]]
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* [[Natural Resources Committee, Maine State Legislature|Natural Resources]] (Ranking Minority Member)
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Maine
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Labor  
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 = Natural Resources  
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Hamper won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate]] District 13. He defeated [[Richard Cebra]] in the June 12, 2012 Republican primary, and defeated [[Dennise Whitley]] (D) 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><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>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Maine State Senate, District 13, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = James Hamper
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|Inc1 =
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|candidate2 = Dennise Whitley
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|votes1 = 10329
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|votes2 = 8920
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
 
On November 04, 2008, James Hamper ran for District 100 of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], beating James Bradley. <ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2008/tabs-can-sr-51-100-11-08.html ''Maine House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
 
On November 04, 2008, James Hamper ran for District 100 of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], beating James Bradley. <ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2008/tabs-can-sr-51-100-11-08.html ''Maine House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010, Hamper received $699 in campaign donations.  The only contributor was the Public Fund.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=ME&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 Contributions]</ref>
 
In 2010, Hamper received $699 in campaign donations.  The only contributor was the Public Fund.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=ME&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 Contributions]</ref>
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
 
 
In 2008 James Hamper collected $4,656 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99017 2008 contributors to James Hamper]</ref>
 
In 2008 James Hamper collected $4,656 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99017 2008 contributors to James Hamper]</ref>
  
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==Personal==
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Hamper and his wife Lynn have two children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=37238 Biography from Project Vote Smart]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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Revision as of 05:17, 27 March 2013

James Hamper
Hampjm.jpg
Maine State Senate District 13
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 2012 - Present
Term ends
December 5, 2012
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
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 elected2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Maine House of Representatives District 100
2004 - 2012
Education
Associate'sUniversity of Maine at Augusta
Personal
Birthday06/16/1955
Place of birthDayton, OH
ProfessionCarpenter/Job Foreman, Bartow Construction
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James Hamper (b. June 16, 1955) is a Republican member of the Maine State Senate, representing District 13 since December 5, 2012. He is a former Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 100 from 2004 until 2012.

Hamper works as a carpenter/foreman for Bartow Construction.

He is Vice Chair of the Oxford County Republican Committee, and a member of the Oxford Budget Committee, and Oxford Advent Christian Church.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Health and Human Services

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hamper served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Maine State Senate elections, 2012

Hamper won election in the 2012 election for Maine State Senate District 13. He defeated Richard Cebra in the June 12, 2012 Republican primary, and defeated Dennise Whitley (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Maine State Senate, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Hamper 53.7% 10,329
     Democratic Dennise Whitley 46.3% 8,920
Total Votes 19,249

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hamper's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Colin O'Neill. According to unofficial results, Hamper defeated O'Neill in the November 2 general election.[4]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 100 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James Hamper (R) 2,611 60%
Colin O'Neill (D) 1,485 34% [5]

2008

On November 04, 2008, James Hamper ran for District 100 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating James Bradley. [6]

James Hamper raised $4,656 for his campaign.[7]

Maine House of Representatives, District 100
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Hamper (R) 2,567
James Bradley (D) 2,116

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Hamper received $699 in campaign donations. The only contributor was the Public Fund.[8]

2008

In 2008 James Hamper collected $4,656 in donations. [9]

His contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,656

Personal

Hamper and his wife Lynn have two children.[10]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term James + Hamper + Maine + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Hastings (R)
Maine State Senate District 13
2012–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 100
2004–2012
Succeeded by
Roger Jackson (R)