Blaine Richardson

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Blaine Richardson
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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 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.[1]

Biography

Education:[2]

  • College of Charleston, Bachelor of Science in Biology

Career

Military:[2]

  • 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]

Elections

2014

See also: Maine's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

Richardson announced his intention to run in the 2014 election for the U.S. House, representing Maine's 2nd District. He was encouraged by his ability to garner 40% of the vote for the Republican Primary, telling The Times Record, “Nobody knew who Blaine Richardson was...That’s a great showing for a complete unknown.”[3]

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.[4] Incumbent Mike Michaud ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.

Personal

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

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