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|Running for U.S. Senate, Maine|
|Date of primary||June 12, 2012|
|General election||November 6, 2012|
|Maine House of Representatives District 118|
|2006 - Present|
|December 5, 2012|
|Years in position||9|
|Base salary||$13,852/year (first regular session) |
$10,082/year (second regular session)
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||4 terms (8 years)|
|Bachelor's||University of Pennsylvania|
|Date of birth||01/09/1954|
|Place of birth||Sacramento, CA|
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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hinck has been appointed to the following committees:
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).
Hinck is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maine. Hinck is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is March 15, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 12, 2012.
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.
|Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 118 (2010)|
|Jon Hinck (D)||2,347||68%|
|Carney Brewer (Green Independent)||467||14%|
|Mark Carpenter (R)||446||13% |
Jon Hinck raised $5,145 for his campaign.
|Maine House of Representatives, District 118|
|Jon Hinck (D)||3,247|
|Joshua Miller (R)||1,123|
In 2008 Jon Hinck collected $5,145 in donations. 
His largest contributor in 2008 was:
- Maine House of Representatives - Rep. Jon Hinck
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Campaign website
- Facebook page
- Twitter account
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hinck
- Ballot Access News, "Maine Bill to Shrink Number of State Legislators," February 4, 2011
- Huffington Post "Launching the First Web Ad in Race for U.S. Senate," Accessed January 5, 2012
- The Portland Press Herald general election results
- Official Maine Election Results, 2010
- Maine House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- Follow the Money's report on Hinck's 2008 campaign contributions
- 2008 contributors to Jon Hinck
|Maine House of Representatives District 118
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