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Peter Kent
Peter Kent.jpg
Maine House of Representatives District 65
Incumbent
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 6
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,852/year (first regular session)
$9,661/year/year (second regular session)
Per diem$38/day, plus $32/day for meals
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sAcadia University
Personal
ProfessionOwner, Small Building/Contracting Business
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Peter Kent is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 65 since 2008. Kent ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 65.

Kent is the owner of a small building/contracting business. He received his B.A. in English Literature from Acadia University and attended Construction Sciences at Laney College.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Engrossed Bills, Chair
Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kent won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 65. Kent ran unopposed in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Jason Warnke (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Maine House of Representatives, District 65, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Kent Incumbent 61.3% 2,997
     Republican Jason Warnke 38.7% 1,896
Total Votes 4,893

2010

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kent's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Robert Thompson. According to unofficial results, Kent defeated Thompson in the November 2 general election.[4]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 65 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Kent (D) 2,152 52%
Robert Thompson (R) 1,865 45% [5]

2008

On November 04, 2008, Peter Kent ran for District 65 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Susan Wasserott. [6]

Peter Kent raised $6,644 for his campaign.[7]

Maine House of Representatives, District 65
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Kent (D) 2,659
Susan Wasserott (R) 2,244

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Kent received $4,508 in campaign donations. The only contributor was the Public Fund.[8]

2008

In 2008 Peter Kent collected $6,644 in donations. [9]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $5,954

Personal

Kent and his wife Megan have two children.[10]

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