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Citizen's Guide - H. Cotta


District: 55 (map)

Committe: State and Local Government; Government Oversight Committee

Party: Republican

Family: Helga (Wife), 2 Children, 5 Grandchildren

Occupation: Retired Military Officer/Pilot

Previous Service: House: 123-125

2012 Ratings: MPA 15%; AFL-CIO 6%; MCV 36%; MSEA 0%; NFIB 100%; MWL 30.5%; MEA 15%

2010 Ratings: MPA 21%; MCV 20%; NFIB 83%; SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 445-4067 (home) (207) 215-8525 (cell)


Official Website

Address: 55 53rd Fire Road, China


2012 Election

General: Cotta 2,616; Sylvester 1,787
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Cotta: $4,720.00 (Clean Elections Candidate) Sylvester: $3,927.31 (Clean Elections Candidate)
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Cotta 2,390; Hanson 681; Farrington 734
Primary: Unopposed

2008 Election

General: Cotta 3,084; Doyon 1,365
Primary: Unopposed

2006 Election

General: Cotta 1,837; Thompson 1,816
Primary: Unopposed

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