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{{tnr}}'''Justin Benjamin Pollard''' is a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]] from [[Maine]].
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{{tnr}}'''Justin Benjamin Pollard''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]] from [[Maine]]. Pollard was defeated by [[Maine State Senate|state senator]] [[Cynthia Dill]] in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012.<ref name="results">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/ME_US_Senate_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Election Results" Accessed June 12, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
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*Planning Board, Blue Hill, [[Maine]]<ref name="bio"/>
 
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*The Wilderness Society’s Northeast Regional Office in Boston, focus on Maine Woods conservation issues<ref name="bio"/>
 
*The Wilderness Society’s Northeast Regional Office in Boston, focus on Maine Woods conservation issues<ref name="bio"/>
*Owns an environmentally sustainable construction company, Portland, [[Maine]], Independent carpenter<ref name="bio"/>  
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==Elections==
 
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:: ''See also: [[United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012]]''
  
Pollard is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Maine]]. Pollard is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket.<ref name="2more">[http://portlanddailysun.me/news/story/two-more-democrats-enter-race-unseat-sen-snowe ''Portland Daily Sun'' Accessed February 18, 2012]</ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 state government elections|signature filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run is March 15, 2012. The primary elections will be held on June 12, 2012.  
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Pollard ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Maine]]. Pollard was seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket.<ref name="2more">[http://portlanddailysun.me/news/story/two-more-democrats-enter-race-unseat-sen-snowe ''Portland Daily Sun'' Accessed February 18, 2012]</ref> He faced [[Matthew Dunlap]], [[Cynthia Dill]], and [[Jon Hinck]] in the June 5 primary. Pollard was defeated by [[Cynthia Dill]]. Republicans [[Scott D'Amboise]], [[Richard Bennett]], [[Charles Summers]], [[Debra Plowman]], [[Bruce Poliquin]], and
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[[William Schneider]] ran in the Republican primary, along with third party candidates [[Andrew Ian Dodge]], [[Aaron Marston]], and [[Angus King]] running in the general election..
  
 
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Revision as of 19:03, 14 February 2013

Justin Benjamin Pollard
Justin Pollard.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Maine
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolGeorge Stevens Academy
Bachelor'sStanford University
Master'sYale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Personal
ProfessionPresident, Pollard Builders,
Websites
Campaign website
Justin Benjamin Pollard was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Maine. Pollard was defeated by state senator Cynthia Dill in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012.[1]

Biography

Education:[2]

  • George Stevens Academy
  • Stanford University, Bachelor’s degree in international relations, focus on environmental policy and Latin America
  • Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, MA in Environmental Management

Career

  • Castine Patriot, News editor[2]
  • Comprehensive Planning Committee, Blue Hill, Maine[2]
  • Planning Board, Blue Hill, Maine[2]
  • The Wilderness Society’s Northeast Regional Office in Boston, focus on Maine Woods conservation issues[2]
  • President, Pollard Builders, Portland Maine[2]

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012

Pollard ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maine. Pollard was seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket.[3] He faced Matthew Dunlap, Cynthia Dill, and Jon Hinck in the June 5 primary. Pollard was defeated by Cynthia Dill. Republicans Scott D'Amboise, Richard Bennett, Charles Summers, Debra Plowman, Bruce Poliquin, and William Schneider ran in the Republican primary, along with third party candidates Andrew Ian Dodge, Aaron Marston, and Angus King running in the general election..

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