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Ricky Long
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Maine House of Representatives District 9
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 4
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 elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
High schoolKatahdin High School
Office website
Ricky Long is a Republican member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 9 since 2010. Long ran in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 9.

Long has worked as a logger since graduating from high school. He also served 12 years as a selectman for the Town of Sherman, 6 of which he served as Chairman of the Board. Ricky was also a volunteer fireman for over 20 years, and for 10 of those years, serving as Fire Chief. He is a member of the NRA and has been a sportsman all his life.

Long graduated from Katahdin High School.

Committee assignments


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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Environment and Natural Resources


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



See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Long won re-election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 9. Long ran unopposed in the June 12 Republican primary and defeated Patrick Hunt (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Maine House of Representatives, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRicky Long Incumbent 60.2% 2,479
     Democratic Patrick Hunt 39.8% 1,640
Total Votes 4,119


See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2010

Long's opponents in the November 2 general election were Democratic candidate Patrick Hunt and Independent candidate Robert Zabierek. According to unofficial results, Long defeated Hunt and Zabierek in the November 2 general election. Republican incumbent Henry Joy was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits. [3]

Maine House of Representatives General Election, District 9 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png Ricky Long (R) 1,836 51%
Patrick Hunt (D) 1,270 35%
Robert Zabierek (I) 380 11% [4]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Long raised $6,923 in contributions. [5]

His top contributor was the Public Fund, which donated $6,863 to his campaign.


Long and his wife Debbie have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Henry Joy (R)
Maine House of Representatives District 9
Succeeded by