Paul Davis (Maine politician)

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Paul T. Davis
Member of the Maine Senate
from the 4th district
Assumed office
December 3, 2014
Preceded byDavid Dutremble
Member of the Maine House of Representatives
from the 26th district
In office
December 3, 2008 – December 3, 2014
Preceded byJames Annis
Succeeded byLinda Sanborn
Minority Leader of the Maine Senate
In office
December 1, 2004 – December 6, 2006
Succeeded byCarol Weston
Member of the Maine Senate
from the 27th district
In office
December 4, 2002 – December 6, 2006
Preceded byMichael F. Brennan
Succeeded byDouglas Smith
Member of the Maine Senate
from the 8th district
In office
December 2, 1998 – December 4, 2002
Preceded byStephen E. Hall
Succeeded byEthan Strimling
Personal details
Born (1947-03-25) March 25, 1947 (age 72)
Dexter, Maine
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceSangerville, Maine
Alma materUniversity of Maine

Paul T. Davis (born March 25, 1947) is an American politician from Maine. He has served in both the state Senate and state House of Representatives, and is a member of the Maine Republican Party.[1]

Prior to entering politics, Davis served for 23 years as a state trooper.[1] He was then elected to the Maine Senate, where he served as Assistant Minority Leader and Minority Leader.[2] He was elected to the Maine House of Representatives in 2008 and re-elected in 2010 and 2012. He is a graduate of the University of Maine.[3]

In June 2014, after months of negative campaigning on both sides,[4] Davis won the Republican nomination for State Senate District 4, defeating incumbent Doug Thomas, with 57% of the vote.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Representative Paul T. Davis". Maine House Republicans. Retrieved 2014-08-13.
  2. ^ Higgins, A.J. (November 16, 2004). "GOP senators re-elect Davis minority leader". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved 4 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Representative Paul Davis, Sr.'s Biography - Project Vote Smart". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 4 July 2013.
  4. ^ Higgins, A.J. (June 6, 2014). "GOP Candidates Sling Mud in Maine State Senate Race". Maine Public Broadcasting Network. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 12 June 2014.