Andrew Ian Dodge
is a 2012 Independent
candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate
. Dodge initially filed to run as a Republican
candidate, but in February 2012 Dodge dropped out of the Republican primary, and instead will run as an Independent candidate in 2012
- See also: United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012
Dodge is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maine. Dodge is seeking the nomination on the Independent ticket.  The other third party candidates are Danny Francis Dalton, Angus King, and Stephen Woods. The Democratic primary was between Benjamin Pollard, Matthew Dunlap, Cynthia Dill, and Jon Hinck. Republicans Scott D'Amboise, Richard Bennett, Charles Summers, Debra Plowman, Bruce Poliquin, and William Schneider also squared off in the June 5 Republican primary.