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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
Blaine Richardson campaign logo
Blaine Richardson was 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]



  • 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[4]
  • Code Enforcement in Rockport, Maine[4]
  • 2000: Moved to Belfast and started construction company – The B. Richardson Company[4]



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

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


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


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]


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

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