Jon Hinck

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Jon Hinck
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Maine House of Representatives District 118
Incumbent
Assumed office
2006
Current term ends
December 1, 2012
Political party Democratic
Profession Environmental Lawyer
Website House site
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 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

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.[3]

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% [4]

2008

On November 04, 2008, Jon Hinck ran for District 118 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Joshua Miller. [5]

Jon Hinck raised $5,145 for his campaign.[6]

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

2008

In 2008 Jon Hinck collected $5,145 in donations. [7]

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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