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Justin Bernier

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Justin Bernier
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Connecticut, District 5
Bachelor'sFordham University (1997)
Master'sUniversity of Maryland, Georgetown University, Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy, Reserve Intelligence Officer
CitationsJoint Service Commendation Medal
Place of birthHartford, Connecticut
Campaign website
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Justin Bernier was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 5th Congressional District of Connecticut. Bernier was defeated by Andrew Roraback in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012.[1]


Bernier was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1975.[2]


  • 1997: Fordham University
  • University of Maryland, Master's degree in International Security and Economic Policy
  • Georgetown University, Master's degree in International Relations
  • Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems, a program of The Fund for American Studies at Georgetown


Campaign themes


  • Jobs & Economy
  • National Debt
  • Healthcare
  • Energy
  • National Defense
  • Veterans
  • Education
  • Environment
  • 2nd Amendment Right



See also: Connecticut's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

Bernier ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Connecticut's 5th District. Bernier sought the nomination on the Republican ticket.[3] The signature filing deadline was June 12, 2012 with the primary taking place on August 14, 2012. Bernier was defeated by Andrew Roraback in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012.[1]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 5 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Roraback 32.1% 9,529
Mark Greenberg 27.1% 8,036
Lisa Foley 21.3% 6,333
Justin Bernier 19.6% 5,808
Total Votes 29,706


Bernier lives with his wife Jennie and their daughter Renée in Plainville, Connecticut.[4]

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