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  |Position = Maine House of Representatives District 118
 
  |Position = Maine House of Representatives District 118
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Former Member
|Current candidacy = U.S. House, Maine's 1st district
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  |Tenure = 2006 - 2012
|Current candidacy primary date = June 12, 2012
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  |Term ends =  
|Current candidacy election date = November 6, 2012
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  |Assumed office =  
  |Tenure = 2006 - Present
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|December 5, 2012]]
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  |Assumed office = 2006
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  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
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  |Base salary = $13,852/year (first regular session) <br> $10,082/year (second regular session)
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  |Per diem = $38/day
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  |Last election = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Last election = [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |First elected = 2006
 
  |First elected = 2006
 
  |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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{{tnr}}'''Jon Hinck''' (b. January 9, 1954) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Maine House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 118th District since 2006. Hinck is a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Maine's 1st congressional district elections, 2012|the 1st Congressional District]] of [[Maine]].
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  }}{{tnr}}'''Jon Hinck''' (b. January 9, 1954) is a former [[Democratic]] member of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], representing District 118 since 2006. Hinck was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]] from [[Maine]]. Hinck was defeated by [[Maine State Senate|state senator]] [[Cynthia Dill]] in the Democratic primary.<ref name="results">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/ME_US_Senate_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Election Results" Accessed June 12, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
Hinck is an attorney with Lewis Saul and Associates.  He has previously been an attorney with the Natural Resources Council of Maine, Campaign Director for Greenpeace International, Acting Attorney General of the Republic of Palau, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Maine.
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Hinck is an attorney with Lewis Saul and Associates.  He has previously been an attorney with the Natural Resources Council of Maine, Campaign Director for Greenpeace International, Acting Attorney General of the Republic of Palau and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Maine.
  
Hinck is a member of the Community Television Network, Equality Maine, Maine People's Alliance, West End Neighborhood Association, and the Natural Resources Council of Maine.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=57590 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hinck]</ref>  
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Hinck is a member of the Community Television Network, Equality Maine, Maine People's Alliance, West End Neighborhood Association and the Natural Resources Council of Maine.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=57590 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hinck]</ref>  
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hinck has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hinck served on the following committees:
 
* [[Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee, Maine State Legislature|Energy, Utilities and Technology]]
 
* [[Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee, Maine State Legislature|Energy, Utilities and Technology]]
  
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==Shrinking the State Legislature==
 
==Shrinking the State Legislature==
  
In February 2011, Hinck introduced a bill that would shrink the size of both chambers of the [[Maine Legislature]]. Under the proposal, the number of senators would shrink to 23 (from 35), and the number of representatives would shrink to 101 (from 151).<ref>[http://www.ballot-access.org/2011/02/04/maine-bill-to-shrink-number-of-state-legislators/ ''Ballot Access News,'' "Maine Bill to Shrink Number of State Legislators," February 4, 2011]</ref>  
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In February 2011, Hinck introduced a bill that would shrink the size of both chambers of the [[Maine Legislature]]. Under the proposal, the number of senators would shrink to 23 (from 35) and the number of representatives would shrink to 101 (from 151).<ref>[http://www.ballot-access.org/2011/02/04/maine-bill-to-shrink-number-of-state-legislators/ ''Ballot Access News,'' "Maine Bill to Shrink Number of State Legislators," February 4, 2011]</ref>  
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
:: ''See also: [[Maine's 1st congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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:: ''See also: [[United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012]]''
  
Hinck is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Maine, 2012|Maine's]] [[Maine's 1st congressional district elections, 2012|1st District]]. Hinck is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket.<ref name="source">[http://www.wmtw.com/politics/30571022/detail.html ''WMTW.com'' "Snowe Announcement Causes Political Storm" Accessed March 2, 2012]</ref> <ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jon-hinck/a-new-course-announcing-o_b_1316777.html ''Huffington Post'' "A New Course: Announcing Our Campaign for Congress" Accessed March 3, 2012]</ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run is March 15, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 12, 2012.
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Hinck ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Maine]]. Hinck sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket.<ref name="source">[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'' "Candidate List Primary 2012" Accessed March 13, 2012]</ref> He faced [[Benjamin Pollard]], [[Matthew Dunlap]] and [[Cynthia Dill]] in the June 5 primary. Hinck was defeated by [[Cynthia Dill]] in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012.<ref name="results">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/ME_US_Senate_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Election Results" Accessed June 12, 2012]</ref> Republicans [[Scott D'Amboise]], [[Richard Bennett]], [[Charles Summers]], [[Debra Plowman]], [[Bruce Poliquin]] and [[William Schneider]] ran in the Republican primary. Third party candidates [[Andrew Ian Dodge]], [[Aaron Marston]] and [[Angus King]] also ran in the general election.
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
Hinck's opponents in the November 2 general election were Republican candidate [[Mark Carpenter]] and Green candidate [[Carney Brewer]]. According to unofficial results, Hinck defeated Carpenter and Brewer 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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Hinck's opponents in the November 2 general election were Republican candidate [[Mark Carpenter]] and Green candidate [[Carney Brewer]]. According to unofficial results, Hinck defeated Carpenter and Brewer in the November 2 general election.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/prior10-11.htm#nov2010 ''Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions'', "Official 2010 Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
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On November 4, 2008, Jon Hinck ran for District 118 of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], beating Joshua Miller.<ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2008/tabs-can-sr-101-151-11-08.html ''Maine Bureau of Corporations, Elections & Commissions'', "Official 2008 State House Election Results," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
On November 04, 2008, Jon Hinck ran for District 118 of the [[Maine House of Representatives]], beating Joshua Miller. <ref>[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2008/tabs-can-sr-101-151-11-08.html ''Maine House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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Jon Hinck raised $5,145 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99032 ''Follow the Money's report on Hinck's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
 
Jon Hinck raised $5,145 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99032 ''Follow the Money's report on Hinck's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Hinck received $2,105 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below:<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>
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In 2010, Hinck received $2,105 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=ME&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "Maine 2010 - Candidates," accessed March 19, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
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In 2008 Jon Hinck collected $5,145 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99032 2008 contributors to Jon Hinck]</ref>
In 2008 Jon Hinck collected $5,145 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99032 2008 contributors to Jon Hinck]</ref>
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==See also==
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Jon Hinck
Jon Hinck.jpg
Maine House of Representatives District 118
Former Member
In office
2006 - 2012
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Pennsylvania
J.D.Berkeley, 1990
Personal
Birthday01/09/1954
Place of birthSacramento, CA
ProfessionEnvironmental Lawyer
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Jon Hinck campaign logo
CandidateVerification
Jon Hinck (b. January 9, 1954) is a former Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 118 since 2006. Hinck was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from Maine. Hinck was defeated by state senator Cynthia Dill in the Democratic primary.[1]

Career

Hinck is an attorney with Lewis Saul and Associates. He has previously been an attorney with the Natural Resources Council of Maine, Campaign Director for Greenpeace International, Acting Attorney General of the Republic of Palau and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Maine.

Hinck is a member of the Community Television Network, Equality Maine, Maine People's Alliance, West End Neighborhood Association and the Natural Resources Council of Maine.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Shrinking the State Legislature

In February 2011, Hinck introduced a bill that would shrink the size of both chambers of the Maine Legislature. Under the proposal, the number of senators would shrink to 23 (from 35) and the number of representatives would shrink to 101 (from 151).[3]

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012

Hinck ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maine. Hinck sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket.[4] He faced Benjamin Pollard, Matthew Dunlap and Cynthia Dill in the June 5 primary. Hinck was defeated by Cynthia Dill in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012.[1] Republicans Scott D'Amboise, Richard Bennett, Charles Summers, Debra Plowman, Bruce Poliquin and William Schneider ran in the Republican primary. Third party candidates Andrew Ian Dodge, Aaron Marston and Angus King also ran in the general election.

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hinck's opponents in the November 2 general election were Republican candidate Mark Carpenter and Green candidate Carney Brewer. According to unofficial results, Hinck defeated Carpenter and Brewer in the November 2 general election.[5]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 118 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jon Hinck (D) 2,347 68%
Carney Brewer (Green Independent) 467 14%
Mark Carpenter (R) 446 13%[6]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Jon Hinck ran for District 118 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Joshua Miller.[7]

Jon Hinck raised $5,145 for his campaign.[8]

Maine House of Representatives, District 118
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jon Hinck (D) 3,247
Joshua Miller (R) 1,123

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Hinck received $2,105 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[9]

Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jon Hinck's campaign in 2010
Public Fund$1,855
Murray, Peter L$100
Kinney, Eleanor$100
Amory, Daniel$50
Total Raised in 2010 $2,105

2008

In 2008 Jon Hinck collected $5,145 in donations.[10]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,655

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Preceded by
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Maine House of Representatives District 118
2006–2012
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Matthew Moonen (D)