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|U.S. Senate, Maine|
|Governor of Maine|
|January 5, 1995 – January 8, 2003|
|Bachelor's||Dartmouth College (1966)|
|J.D.||University of Virginia Law School (1969)|
|Date of birth||March 31, 1944|
|Place of birth||Alexandria, VA|
King was born in Alexandria, VA and has spent most of his life in Maine. He graduated from the University of Virginia's School of Law in 1969. He has since served as one of just two independent governors in the United States. King is also a Distinguished Lecturer at Bowdoin College.
- After Law School, King became a staff attorney at Pine Tree Legal Assistance in Skowhegan, Maine
- In 1972, he became Chief Counsel to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Narcotics
- Host and co-producer of “Maine Watch,” a TV show on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network
- Vice-president of Swift River/Hafslund Company, "an alternative energy development company" (1983)
- Founder of Northeast Energy Management, Inc., "a developer of large-scale energy conservation projects" (1989)
- Governor of Maine 1995-2003
King is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maine. King is seeking the nomination on the Independent ticket. The other third party candidates are Danny Francis Dalton, Andrew Ian Dodge, 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.
|Angus King vs. Charles Summers Jr. vs. Cynthia Dill|
|Poll||Angus King||Charles Summers Jr.||Cynthia Dill||Neither||Don't know||Margin of Error||Sample Size|
|Rasmussen Reports(September 25, 2012)||45%||33%||14%||1%||7%||+/-4.5||500|
|Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to|
Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are King's reports.
|Angus King (2012) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||April 14, 2012||$0.00||$173,561.57||$(31,239.77)||$1,432,321.80|
|July Quarterly||July 111, 2012||$259,324.80||$470,909.86||$(225,700.62)||$503,444.04|
- Angus King's Official Campaign Website
- The Hill "Pressure builds on Maine’s Angus King to pick a caucus," March 26, 2012
- Maine Public Broadcasting Network "List of Maine Senate Candidates Grows" Accessed March 13, 2012
- The Washington Post "Why Angus King is the most important Senate candidate in the country" Accessed March 13, 2012
- Bangor Daily News "Angus King enters race for U.S. Senate" Accessed March 13, 2012
- http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+S2ME00109 Federal Election Commission "Angus King Summary Report," Accessed October 1, 2012]
- Federal Election Commission "April Quarterly" Accessed October 1, 2012
- http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/462/12020484462/12020484462.pdf#navpanes=0 Federal Election Commission "July Quarterly" Accessed October 1, 2012]