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  |Name = James Hamper
 
  |Name = James Hamper
 
  |Profile picture = hampjm.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = hampjm.jpg
  |Position = Maine State Senate District 13
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  |Position = Maine State Senate, District 13
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 6, 2012|December 5, 2012 - Present]]
 
  |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 = 2012
 
  |Assumed office = 2012
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Leadership =  
 
  |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, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Last election = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Profession = Carpenter/Job Foreman, Bartow Construction
 
  |Profession = Carpenter/Job Foreman, Bartow Construction
 
  |Religion = Protestant
 
  |Religion = Protestant
  |Office website = http://www.maine.gov/legis/house/hsebios/hampjm.htm
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  |Office website = http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio13s.htm
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
 
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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.
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{{tnr}}'''James Hamper''' (b. June 16, 1955) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Maine State Senate]], representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
Hamper works as a carpenter/foreman for Bartow Construction.
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Hamper served in the [[Maine House of Representatives]], representing District 100 from 2004 to 2012.
  
He is Vice Chair of the [[sunshinereview:Oxford County, Maine|Oxford County]] Republican Committee, and a member of the Oxford Budget Committee, and Oxford Advent Christian Church.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=37238 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hamper]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Hamper's professional experience includes working as a Carpenter and Foreman for Bartow Construction.
  
 
==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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|State = Maine
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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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|Committee2 =
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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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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::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
::''See also: [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
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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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>
  
 
{{Election box 2012
 
{{Election box 2012
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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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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.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2010/general/by_state/state_sen_house/ME_State_House.html?SITE=MEPOPELN&SECTION=POLITICS The Portland Press Herald general election results]</ref>
 
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.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2010/general/by_state/state_sen_house/ME_State_House.html?SITE=MEPOPELN&SECTION=POLITICS The Portland Press Herald general election results]</ref>
  
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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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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Hamper
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|Full name = James Hamper
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|year = 2004
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|Editdate = September 10, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5459 ''followthemoney.org'', "Hamper, James M," accessed September 10, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 24818
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Maine State Senate elections, 2012|Maine State Senate, District 13]]
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|totalraised2010 = 699
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010|Maine State House, District 100]]
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|totalraised2008 = 4656
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008|Maine State House, District 100]]
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|totalraised2006 = 4989
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2006|Maine State House, District 100]]
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|totalraised2004 = 4950
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2004|Maine State House, District 100]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Hamper
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|full Name = James Hamper
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147094
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|office= Maine State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 24,818
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|org1 = Public Fund
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|org2 = Laverdiere, Beverly L
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|org3 = Hamper, James
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|org4 = Delahanty, John
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|org5 = Lopez, Mark
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|orgamount1 = 23468
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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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|}}
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===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===
 
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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==
 
==Personal==
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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Hamper and his wife, Lynn, have two children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=37238 Biography from Project Vote Smart]</ref> He is Vice Chair of the [[Oxford County, Maine|Oxford County]] Republican Committee, and a member of the Oxford Budget Committee, and Oxford Advent Christian Church.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=37238 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hamper]</ref>  
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''James + Hamper + Maine + Legislature'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''James + Hamper + Maine + Legislature'''
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/house/hsebios/hampjm.htm Maine House of Representatives - Rep. James Hamper]  
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*[http://www.maine.gov/legis/senate/bio13s.htm James Hamper on the Maine State Senate website]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=37238 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=37238 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=37238 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=37238 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99017 2008]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=147094 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=120017 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99017 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80014 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=64465 2004]
  
 
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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. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Hamper served in the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 100 from 2004 to 2012.

Biography

Hamper's professional experience includes working as a Carpenter and Foreman for Bartow Construction.

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.[1][2]

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.[3]

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% [4]

2008

On November 04, 2008, James Hamper ran for District 100 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating James Bradley. [5]

James Hamper raised $4,656 for his campaign.[6]

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

Comprehensive donor information for Hamper is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Hamper raised a total of $40,112 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 10, 2013.[7]

James Hamper's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State Senate, District 13 Won $24,818
2010 Maine State House, District 100 Won $699
2008 Maine State House, District 100 Won $4,656
2006 Maine State House, District 100 Won $4,989
2004 Maine State House, District 100 Won $4,950
Grand Total Raised $40,112

2012

Hamper won election to the Maine State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hamper raised a total of $24,818.
Maine State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Hamper's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$23,468
Laverdiere, Beverly L$100
Hamper, James$100
Delahanty, John$100
Lopez, Mark$100
Total Raised in 2012$24,818
Source:Follow the Money

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] He is Vice Chair of the Oxford County Republican Committee, and a member of the Oxford Budget Committee, and Oxford Advent Christian Church.[11]

Recent news

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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)