Jon Hinck

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Jon Hinck
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Current candidacy
Running for U.S. Senate, Maine
Date of primaryJune 12, 2012
General electionNovember 6, 2012
Current office
Maine House of Representatives District 118
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
December 5, 2012
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$10,082/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
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
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CandidateVerification
Jon Hinck (b. January 9, 1954) is a 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. Senate from Maine.

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.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hinck has been appointed to 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).[2]

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012

Hinck is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maine. Hinck is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket.[3] The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is March 15, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 12, 2012.

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.[4]

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% [5]

2008

On November 04, 2008, Jon Hinck ran for District 118 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Joshua Miller. [6]

Jon Hinck raised $5,145 for his campaign.[7]

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:[8]

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. [9]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $4,655

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Maine House of Representatives District 118
2006–present
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