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Citizen's Guide - James Hamper


District: 13 (map)

Committe: Health and Human Services

Party: Republican

Previous Service: House: 122-125

2012 Ratings: MPA 5%; AFL-CIO 6%; MCV 18%; MSEA 0%; NFIB 100%; MWL 26.5%; MEA 15%

2010 Ratings: MPA 5%; AFL-CIO 0%; MCV 30%; NFIB 100%; SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 539-4586 (home)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 1023 King St., Oxford


2012 Election

General: Hamper 10,329; Whitley 8,920
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Hamper: $19,629.01 (Clean Elections Candidate) Whitley: $20,005.82 (Clean Elections Candidate)
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Hamper 2,611; O'Neill 1,485
Primary: Unopposed

2008 Election

General: Hamper 2,567; Bradley 2,116
Primary: Unopposed

2006 Election

General: Hamper 2,104; Bradley 1,248
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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Maine governor unveils two-year $8 billion budget proposal - Charlotte Observer

On the Ballot: Senate District 19, James Hamper vs. Michael McKinney - The Bridgton News

The race to lead the next Maine Legislature is heating up - Bangor Daily News

These Maine lawmakers will control 2019's biggest State House debates - Bangor Daily News

Richardson challenge to Wadsworth falls short - Conway Daily Sun

Senate President Troy Jackson announces committee assignments for the 129th Maine Senate - The County

Espling loses election bid in Senate District 20 -

Maine Primary Election Results - New York Times

After 25 years of term limits, Maine still has plenty of career politicians - Bangor Daily News

As Democrats Battle to Challenge Trump, Do Senators Have a Newfound Advantage? - Beltway Breakfast

Pelosi Again Rejects Trump’s Demand to Address Joint Session During Shutdown - Beltway Breakfast

Longest Shutdown in History Will End After Trump Accepts Democrats’ Solution - Beltway Breakfast

LePage finance chief resigns as Maine budget fight rages - Bangor Daily News

The Biggest Surprises From the $833 Million Rockefeller Sale - Bloomberg

Maine GOP senators pick Amy Volk to be new majority whip - Bangor Daily News

Election Day 2018: Reps. James Clyburn and Steve Scalise campaigned aiming to rise in House leadership - USA TODAY

Dubois appointed to Maine environmental post | Local News - Conway Daily Sun

Winter storm in the West could hamper post-Christmas travel - USA TODAY

Communication breakdown: Letter contradicts LePage claim that budget writers dodged him - Bangor Daily News

Midterm Elections 2018: A Complete Guide to Every Senate Race - GQ Magazine

Sip from a nip? Not in Chelsea - The Boston Globe

More than 130 Maine bills passed this year could die for lack of funding - Bangor Daily News

LePage puts forward $88 million in tax cuts to adapt to federal changes - Bangor Daily News

How and why A Star Is Born became one of Hollywood’s most remade films -

'First Queer' Maine Mayor Surprised City Councilors Upset At Being Accused of 'Sexism, Ageism and Bigotry' - NewBostonPost

In Maine, a push in Legislature could lead to a rewrite of the U.S. Constitution - Press Herald

State isn't addressing drug crisis, critics say - Press Herald

Minnesota now offers 'X' for gender option on driver's licenses - Star Tribune

Seacoast police chiefs oppose concealed carry reciprocity -

Early penalties hamper Gloucester hockey in season opening loss - Gloucester Daily Times

White House: We May End Electric Car Subsidies to Punish GM, Protect Free Market - New York Magazine

George H.W. Bush dies; 41st U.S. president saw the Cold War end - Los Angeles Times

Firefighters remain in high demand, despite new incentive bill in Maine Legislature -

The Russia Investigations: Who's Running The Justice Department? - NPR

Analysis | The Daily 202: 'We won women.' GOP governors who survived the blue wave in blue states share advice. - The Washington Post

Battle For The Senate: Candidates In Key Races Respond To Kavanaugh Allegations - NPR

I want safe schools. But I don’t want schools that feel like prisons. - The Boston Globe

Ahead of Fairbanks recount in tied race, parties muster for legal battles to come - Anchorage Daily News

Community events, announcements and student news published Friday, June 1 - Helena Independent Record

Donald Smith Jr. No one can take the place of my dad - WOKV

Election Day: Blue wave? Red wave? Turnout? Finally, voters have their say - USA TODAY

Mother-of-two using savvy tricks and supermarket deals to create an EPIC Christmas hamper - Daily Mail

2018's global heat wave is so intense it's surprising scientists - Axios

For Trump, the economy is a potential 2020 storm cloud -

Another October Monsoon: 2-3" Rain Expected Sunday PM Into Wednesday - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Editorial: Federally mandated conceal carry reciprocity a bad idea - Foster's Daily Democrat

To Fight the Flu, Researchers Turn to Llamas - NOVA Next

Why Going After Google Is a 'Dumb Fight for Trump to Pick,' According to California Congressman - TIME

Environmental groups push coal ash, solar and carbon bills in Virginia - Daily Press

Power Up: What caravan? Washington buzzes about investigations now that midterms are over - The Washington Post

Hanover Clipped by Portsmouth in D-II Semifinals - Valley News

Trump takes wall fight to American public with prime-time TV address - Los Angeles Times

Best Movies at TIFF 2018: Toronto Film Festival Movie Reviews - Thrillist

How the Government Shutdown Could Derail the Super Bowl - New York Magazine

What the experts are saying about the Patriots-Bills game -

How the economy could become Trump’s biggest re-election threat - PBS NewsHour

Bill seeks to restrict Maine towns' efforts to build high-speed internet networks - Press Herald

Analysis | The Daily 202: Trump lost a battle on family separations, but his immigration war continues - Washington Post

Judge tosses Stormy Daniels’s defamation suit against Trump - The Boston Globe

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Kaiser Health News

Former President George H.W. Bush Has Died - Task & Purpose

Poll: Record number of Americans believe in man-made climate change – National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) - National Caucus of Environmental Legislators

Trump faces scathing criticism from supporters after backing away from government shutdown over border wall - Eagle-Tribune

Problems at polls? Irregularities, malfunctions in Georgia, Texas, Indiana, other states - USA TODAY

Why Conservatives Could Regret Confirming Brett Kavanaugh - New York Magazine

Target’s Rapid Reset -

Could Sherrod Brown be Rust Belt savior for Democrats against Trump in 2020? - Washington Examiner

Does Living Constitutionalism Lead to "Dying Constitutionalism"? - Volokh Conspiracy - Reason

2018: Trials, political visits, BOE issues top stories for year | News, Sports, Jobs - Nashua Telegraph

Instagram is harmful for young ballet stars, says prima ballerina - South China Morning Post

Michigan GOP lawmakers pass bills before Democrat governor starts - AOL

The billionaire force behind GOP attempts to dismantle Maine's renewable energy standards - Bangor Daily News

'Touched': Ceramic interiors with marks of intimacy, art history - The Missoulian

Economy: Trump's bump has been blip so far - MinnPost

Scheduling issues hamper NBA’s European expansion plans -

Can feds make Apple unlock your iPhone? Maine senators think Congress should decide - Bangor Daily News

High CO2 levels cause plants to thicken their leaves, could worsen climate change effects -

U.S. Chronic Pain Practitioners and Scientists Comment on Oregon Forced Taper Proposal - National Pain Report

North Carolina Gov: Endangered Wolf Protection Should Stay - U.S. News & World Report

Trump Is Going to Lose His War on Football - New York Magazine

FBI re-creates decoy heads Alcatraz inmates used in escape | Atlanta: News, Weather and Traffic - WSB Radio

The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by PhRMA — Kavanaugh fight electrifies base voters in stretch run to the midterms | TheHill - The Hill

Tugboat en route to tow burning container ship to Halifax: U.S. Coast Guard - CTV News

US Senators Propose PURPA Reform: 'Times Have Changed' Since '78 - Solar Industry

Beloved Victor football coach uses tragedy to inspire, lead - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean - The Boston Globe

Attorney General Declines to Say If He Would Resign If Mueller, Rosenstein Are Fired - C-SPAN

Scouting DuPage County baseball - Chicago Daily Herald

Senate panel backs intelligence agencies findings on Russian meddling in 2016 election - PBS NewsHour

NBA Daily: Don't Blame Jimmy Butler - Basketball Insiders

Review: Replicas - slantmagazine

Pelosi Cancel’s Trump’s State of the Union Invitation During Shutdown - Beltway Breakfast

Trump Reveals Details of Pelosi’s Afghanistan Troop Visit and Suggests She Violate Security by Flying Commercial - Beltway Breakfast

Maine Legislature passes $6.7 billion state budget, which faces veto by LePage - Press Herald

House Republicans Grill Google CEO Sundar Pichai Over Alleged Political Bias - Beltway Breakfast

Meet Ella Knowles, Class of 1884, Bates’ most dangerous alumna - Bates News

Oxford concert series renamed for founder, the late Ted Heidrich - Lewiston Sun Journal

Missouri basketball recruiting: Tigers’ grad transfer options are dwindling - Rock M Nation

Another Week of Climate Disruption News, January 12, 2014 - ScienceBlogs

Australian-grown vegetables completely safe amid international recall - FreshPlaza