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Blaine Richardson

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Blaine Richardson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Maine, District 2
Bachelor'sCollege of Charleston
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1974-1979, 2003
ProfessionOwner, The B. Richardson Company, Construction Company
Campaign website
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Blaine Richardson is a 2012 Republican candidate seeking 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.[1]



  • College of Charleston, Bachelor of Science in Biology



  • 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[2]
  • Code Enforcement in Rockport, Maine[2]
  • 2000: Moved to Belfast and started construction company – The B. Richardson Company[2]



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 seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.[3] Richardson was defeated by Kevin Raye in the Republican primary.[4] Incumbent Mike Michaud ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was March 15, 2012. The primary elections were held on June 12, 2012.


Richardson is married to his wife, Laura.[5] He has two children from a former marriage – Kyle and Jana.[5]

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