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Poliquin is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Maine]]. Poliquin is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.<ref name="source">[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'' "Candidate List Primary 2012" Accessed March 13, 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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Poliquin is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Maine]]. Poliquin is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.<ref name="source">[http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/2012/2012candidate.pdf ''Maine Secretary of State'' "Candidate List Primary 2012" Accessed March 13, 2012]</ref> He will face [[Scott D'Amboise]], [[Richard Bennett]], [[Charles Summers]], [[Debra Plowman]], and [[William Schneider]] in the June 5 Republican primary. The Democratic primary is between [[Benjamin Pollard]], [[Matthew Dunlap]], [[Cynthia Dill]], and [[Jon Hinck]]. Third party candidates are [[Andrew Ian Dodge]], [[Aaron Marston]], and [[Angus King]].
  
 
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Revision as of 19:35, 22 April 2012

Bruce Poliquin
Bruce Poliquin.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for U.S. Senate, Maine
Date of primaryJune 12, 2012
General electionNovember 6, 2012
Current office
Maine Treasurer
In office
2010 - Present
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sHarvard University (1976)
Personal
Place of birthWaterville, Maine
Websites
Office website
Bruce Poliquin is the Maine Treasurer. He was appointed in 2010 by Gov. Paul LePage. Poliquin is a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Maine.

Biography

Education:[1]

  • Phillips Academy, Andover
  • 1976: Harvard University

Career

  • Private sector business owner and manager for the past 35 years[1]
  • 1976: Harris Trust and Savings Bank in Chicago, Employee benefits area[1]
  • 1978: Evaluation Associates, Inc. in Westport, Connecticut, a nationally recognized pension fund consulting firm[1]
  • 1981-1996: Principal of Avatar Investors Associates Corporation in New York, an independent investment management firm[1]

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Bruce Poliquin endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012

Poliquin is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maine. Poliquin is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.[3] He will face Scott D'Amboise, Richard Bennett, Charles Summers, Debra Plowman, and William Schneider in the June 5 Republican primary. The Democratic primary is between Benjamin Pollard, Matthew Dunlap, Cynthia Dill, and Jon Hinck. Third party candidates are Andrew Ian Dodge, Aaron Marston, and Angus King.

2010

Peloquin ran for Governor of Maine in 2010, but lost in the Republican primary.

2010 Race for Governor - Republican Primary [4]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpgPaul LePage (R) 37.9%
Leslie B. Otten (R) 17.3%
S. Peter Mills (R) 14.4%
Steven W. Abbott (R) 12.8%
Bill Beardsley (R) 9.7%
Bruce Poliquin (R) 5.0%
Matthew C. Jacobson (R) 3.0%
Total votes 131,060

Perosnal

Poliquin lives in Georgetown, Maine with his son, Sam.[1]

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2010–present
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