Gary Plummer (politician)

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Gary Plummer
Member of the Maine Senate
from the 12th district
In office
2012 – Present
Preceded by William Diamond
Personal details
Political party Republican

Gary Plummer is an American politician from Maine. Plummer, a Republican, is a member of the Maine Senate representing part of Cumberland County. Plummer was first elected to the Maine House in 2004 and was subsequently re-elected in 2006, 2008 and 2010. He was unable to run for re-election to the Maine House in 2012 and sought to replace G. William Diamond in Maine Senate (District 12).

Plummer graduated from Gorham Teachers' College in 1968 with a B.A. and from the University of Maine in 1973 with a M.A.[1]

Career[edit]

Plummer began serving in local or state office in 1975.[2] He has served on the Windham Town Council and as a Cumberland County Commissioner.[1] Seeking to replace former Secretary of State William Diamond, Plummer's Democratic opponent withdrew following the primary election. Plummer's only opponent was unenrolled Martin Shuer.[2] In November 2012, Plummer beat Shuer with 58% of the vote.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Maine House GOP: Meet Rep. Gary Plummer". Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Balentine, John. "With state Senate up for grabs, Democrats have no candidate in Windham district - Keep Me Current: News". KeepMECurrent.com. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Balentine, John (November 9, 2012). "Plummer defeats Shuer for Senate District 12". KeepMECurrent.com. Retrieved 20 November 2012.