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Jennifer DeChant
Jennifer DeChant.jpg
Maine House of Representatives, District 62
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/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)
Office website
Jennifer DeChant is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 62. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election will take place 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 62 incumbent Jennifer DeChant was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Ryan Daniels was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

DeChant won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 62. DeChant defeated Paul O. Johnson in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Kyle Rogers (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Maine House of Representatives, District 62, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer DeChant 62.5% 2,478
     Republican Kyle Rogers 37.5% 1,488
Total Votes 3,966
Maine House of Representatives, District 62 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer DeChant 56.6% 319
Paul O. Johnson 43.4% 245
Total Votes 564

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for DeChant is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, DeChant raised a total of $5,386 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[5]

Jennifer DeChant's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 62 Won $5,386
2002 Maine State House, District 54 Withdrew $0
Grand Total Raised $5,386


DeChant won election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, DeChant raised a total of $5,386.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jennifer DeChant's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,886
King, Mary$100
Bailie, Patti$100
Mankhe, Mark$100
Boubier, John$100
Total Raised in 2012$5,386
Source:Follow the Money


DeChant and her husband have two sons.[6]

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Preceded by
Michael Clarke (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 62
Succeeded by