Lyman Hoffman

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Lyman F. Hoffman
Member of the Alaska Senate
from District S
District T (1995-2003)
Assumed office
January 16, 1995
Preceded by George Jacko
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 39th district
In office
January 18, 1993 – January 16, 1995
Preceded by District Created
Succeeded by Ivan M. Ivan
Member of the Alaska Senate
from the M district
In office
January 21, 1991 – January 18, 1993
Preceded by John Binkley
Succeeded by Rick Halford
Member of the Alaska House of Representatives
from the 25th district
In office
January 19, 1987 – January 21, 1991
Preceded by John Binkley
Succeeded by Ivan M. Ivan
Personal details
Born (1950-02-13) February 13, 1950 (age 66)
Bethel, Alaska
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Lillian
Children Two children
Residence Bethel, Alaska
Alma mater University of Alaska
Profession Businessman
Fisherman

Lyman F. Hoffman is a Democratic member of the Alaska Senate, representing the S district since 1995, and from 1991 through 1992 previously. He was a member of the Alaska House of Representatives from 1986 through 1990, and from 1993 through 1994.

Drunk driving conviction[edit]

Hoffman was sentenced to 3 days in jail, one year's probation and had his driver's license revoked for 90 days after a drunk driving conviction in June 2004.[1]

Affiliation[edit]

Hoffman, a registered Democrat, caucused with the Democratic minority during the 28th Senate, from 2013 to 2014. However, he endorsed Republican nominee Dan Sullivan during the 2014 U.S. Senate race.[2] Soon after, he announced he would switch caucuses, becoming the only Democrat to join the Republican-led majority caucus in the 29th Senate, beginning in 2015.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hoffman sentenced on drunk driving charge". Juneau Daily News. June 29, 2004. Retrieved September 26, 2008. 
  2. ^ Matheson, Ben (October 24, 2014). "Lyman Hoffman Endorses Dan Sullivan for Senate". KYUK. Retrieved January 21, 2015. 
  3. ^ Matheson, Ben (November 6, 2014). "Senator Lyman Hoffman to Caucus with Majority". KYUK. Retrieved January 21, 2015. 

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