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Ricky Long

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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 5
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. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Long served as a Selectman for the Town of Sherman for 12 years, serving as Chairman of the Board for six of those years.


Long's professional experience includes working as a logger.

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

Comprehensive donor information for Long is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Long raised a total of $11,383 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 12, 2013.[5]

Ricky Long's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Maine State House, District 9 Won $4,460
2010 Maine State House, District 9 Won $6,923
Grand Total Raised $11,383


Long won re-election to the Maine House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Long raised a total of $4,460.
Maine House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ricky Long's campaign in 2012
Public Fund$4,395
Long, Ricky D$15
Total Raised in 2012$4,460
Source:Follow the Money


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

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