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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 (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 S. Kent is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 65. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Kent earned his B.A. in English Literature from Acadia University. His professional experience includes owning a contrusction and contracting business.[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

2014

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Maine House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for party candidates wishing to run in this election was March 17, 2014. The deadline for write-in candidates to run in the primary election was April 28, 2014, and the deadline for non-party candidates to run in the general election was June 2, 2014. District 65 incumbent Peter Kent was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Jeffrey Pierce was unopposed in the Republican primary.[2][3]

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.[4][5]

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.[6]

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%[7]

2008

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Peter Kent ran for District 65 of the Maine House of Representatives, beating Susan Wasserott.[8]

Peter Kent raised $6,644 for his campaign.[9]

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

Comprehensive donor information for Kent is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Kent raised a total of $15,159 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 13, 2013.[10]

Peter Kent's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 65 Won $4,007
2010 Maine State House, District 65 Won $4,508
2008 Maine State House, District 65 Won $6,644
Grand Total Raised $15,159

2012

Kent won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kent raised a total of $4,007.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Peter Kent's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,007
Total Raised in 2012$4,007
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Kent received $4,508 in campaign donations. The only contributor was the Public Fund.[11]

2008

In 2008, Kent collected $6,644 in donations.[12]

His largest contributor in 2008 was:

Donor Amount
Public Fund $5,954

Personal

Kent and his wife, Megan, have two children.[13]

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