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L. Gary Knight
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Maine House of Representatives, District 81
Incumbent
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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 elected2006
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sColby College
Master'sUniversity of Southern Maine, 1976
Personal
BirthdayJuly 26, 1944
Place of birthPortland, Maine
ReligionAmerican Baptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
L. Gary Knight (b. July 26, 1944) is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 81. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Knight's professional experience includes working as the Executive Vice President/Senior Trust Officer of Androscoggin Trust and Investment Services, President of the Livermore Falls Trust Company, Director of Livermore Bankshares and an Adjunct Professor of Business at the University of Maine at Farmington.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Taxation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Knight won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 81. Knight ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Maurice Castonguay (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 81, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngL. Gary Knight Incumbent 54% 2,388
     Democratic Maurice Castonguay 46% 2,037
Total Votes 4,425

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Knight's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Peggy Dwyer. According to unofficial results, Knight defeated Dwyer in the November 2 general election.[3]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 81 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png L. Gary Knight (R) 2,271 59%
Peggy Dwyer (D) 1,450 37%[4]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, L. Gary Knight ran for District 81 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Peggy Dwyer.[5]

L. Gary Knight raised $6,790 for his campaign.[6]

Maine House of Representatives, District 81
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png L. Gary Knight (R) 2,502
Peggy Dwyer (D) 2,194

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Knight is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Knight raised a total of $35,686 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[7]

L. Gary Knight's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 81 Won $8,825
2010 Maine State House, District 81 Won $5,815
2008 Maine State House, District 81 Won $6,790
2006 Maine State House, District 81 Won $8,131
2004 Maine State House, District 81 Defeated $6,125
Grand Total Raised $35,686

2012

Knight won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Knight raised a total of $8,825.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to L. Gary Knight's campaign in 2012
Maine Association of Realtors$700
Nestle Waters$350
House Republican Fund of Maine$350
Maine Motor Transport Association$350
Texas Instruments$350
Total Raised in 2012$8,825
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Knight received $5,815 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below:[8]

Maine House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to L. Gary Knight's campaign in 2010
Maine Association Of Realtors$350
National Federation Of Independent Businesses-Safe Trust$350
Maine Motor Transport Association$250
Maine Association Of Community Banks$250
Kraft Foods$250
Total Raised in 2010 $5,815

2008

In 2008, Knight collected $6,790 in donations.[9]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Maine Association of Community Bankers $400

Personal

Knight and his wife, Lynn, have two children.[10] He is President of the Tri-town Medical Foundation, Moderator of West Area Baptist Churches, Chair of the Committee of Invested Funds - First Baptist Church, Trustee/Member of the Finance Committee - American Baptist Churches of Maine and Director of the Livermore Falls Betterment Committee.[11]

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