Douglas Thomas (politician)

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Douglas Thomas
Member of the Maine Senate
from the 27th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2010
Preceded by Douglas Smith
Personal details
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Darlene; 6 children
Profession Businessperson
Religion Baptist
Website Official Website

Douglas A. Thomas is an American politician and businessperson. Thomas is a Republican State Senator from Maine's 27th District, representing parts of Piscataquis, Somerset, and Penobscot counties, including the population centers of Dover-Foxcroft and Millinocket.

He represented the towns of Athens, Harmony, Ripley, Dexter, Garland and Charleston in the Maine House of Representatives.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

Thomas was first elected to the Maine State Senate in 2010, when he replaced fellow Republican Douglas Smith, who chose not to run for re-election. In November 2012, Thomas defeated Democratic Representative Herbert E. Clark of Millinocket and won re-election to a second term. In June 2014, Thomas lost a contested primary to former State Senator Paul Davis. The primary for the Republican nomination received statewide attention because of negative campaigning by both campaigns.[2] Thomas received 42.29% of the vote.

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