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{{tnr}}'''Blaine Richardson''' {{2014is}} a 2014 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] representing [[Maine's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014|the 2nd Congressional District]] of [[Maine]].<ref name="run">[http://www.newsmax.com/politics/richardson-maine-congress-run/2013/08/02/id/518474 ''Newsmax,'' "Blaine Richardson to Make Second Try in Maine for Congress," accessed August 23, 2013]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''Blaine Richardson''' {{2014is}} a 2014 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[Maine's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014|the 2nd Congressional District]] of [[Maine]].<ref name="run">[http://www.newsmax.com/politics/richardson-maine-congress-run/2013/08/02/id/518474 ''Newsmax,'' "Blaine Richardson to Make Second Try in Maine for Congress," accessed August 23, 2013]</ref>
  
 
He was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Maine's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012|the 2nd Congressional District]] of [[Maine]]. Richardson was defeated by [[Kevin Raye]] in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/ME_US_House_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Election Results" Accessed June 12, 2012]</ref> He has announced intention to run again for the position in the 2014 election.<ref>[http://www.timesrecord.com/news/2013-04-08/Front_Page/Richardson_preps_another_run_for_Congress.html ''Timesrecord.com'' "Richardson preps another run for Congress" April 2013]</ref>
 
He was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Maine's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012|the 2nd Congressional District]] of [[Maine]]. Richardson was defeated by [[Kevin Raye]] in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/ME_US_House_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Election Results" Accessed June 12, 2012]</ref> He has announced intention to run again for the position in the 2014 election.<ref>[http://www.timesrecord.com/news/2013-04-08/Front_Page/Richardson_preps_another_run_for_Congress.html ''Timesrecord.com'' "Richardson preps another run for Congress" April 2013]</ref>

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Blaine Richardson
Blaine Richardson.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Maine, District 2
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sCollege of Charleston
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1974-1979, 2003
CitationsCaptain
Personal
ProfessionOwner, The B. Richardson Company, Construction Company
Websites
Campaign website
Blaine Richardson campaign logo
Blaine Richardson is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Maine.[1]

He was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 2nd Congressional District of Maine. Richardson was defeated by Kevin Raye in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.[2] He has announced intention to run again for the position in the 2014 election.[3]

Biography

Education:[4]

  • College of Charleston, Bachelor of Science in Biology

Career

Military:[4]

  • 1974: Graduated from Naval flight program
  • 1974-1979: Aviator on active duty
  • 2003: Military Liaison Officer for MSC (Military Sealift Command) to the Commander, Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Illinois
  • 1980's - 1990's: Worked at family business, The Green Thumb, Rockport, Maine[4]
  • Code Enforcement in Rockport, Maine[4]
  • 2000: Moved to Belfast and started construction company – The B. Richardson Company[4]

Elections

2014

See also: Maine's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

Richardson is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Maine's 2nd District.[1][5] Richardson is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Maine's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Richardson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Maine's 2nd District. Richardson was defeated by Kevin Raye in the Republican primary.[6] Incumbent Mike Michaud ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.

U.S House, Maine District 2 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Raye 60% 18,703
Blaine Richardson 40% 12,465
Total Votes 31,168

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Richardson's reports.[7]

Blaine Richardson (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$0.00$1,150.00$(1,150.00)$0.00
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$0.00$0.00$(0.00)$0.00
October Quarterly[10]October 18, 2013$0.00$1,962.48$(1,206.70)$755.78
Year End[11]January 31, 2014$755$1,101$(1,397)$459
Running totals
$4,213.48$(3,753.7)

Personal

Richardson is married to his wife, Laura.[12] He has two children from a former marriage – Kyle and Jana.[12]

External links

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References