Sara Gideon

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Sara Gideon
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Maine House of Representatives District 106
Incumbent
In office
December 5, 2012-present
Term ends
December 3, 2014
Years in position 2
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 electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Education
Bachelor'sGeorge Washington University
Personal
ProfessionFormer Advertising Account Executive
Websites
Office website
Sara Gideon is a Democratic member of the Maine House of Representatives, representing District 106 since 2012. [1][2] Gideon is currently the Vice Chairwoman of the Freeport Town Council. She previously served on the Freeport Economic Development Corporation. She attended George Washington University in Washington D.C.[3]

Issues

Gideon says her platform includes job creation, affordability, elder interests, education, fundamental fairness, and the environment.[4]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Maine Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Utilities and Technology

Elections

2012

See also: Maine House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gideon won election in the 2012 election for Maine House of Representatives District 106. Gideon defeated Patrick Norton and Melanie Sachs in the June 12 Democratic primary and defeated Benjamin Martin (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Maine House of Representatives, District 106, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSara Gideon Incumbent 65.7% 3,525
     Republican Jody James 34.3% 1,837
Total Votes 5,362


Maine House of Representatives, District 106 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSara Gideon 50.9% 534
Melanie Sachs 44.8% 470
Patrick Norton 4.4% 46
Total Votes 1,050

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

Gideon is married with three children.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Webster (D)
Maine House of Representatives District 106
2012–present
Succeeded by
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