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{{tnr}}'''Bruce Poliquin''' {{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>[http://bangordailynews.com/2013/08/07/politics/sangerville-veteran-files-paperwork-to-run-for-congress-as-democrat-in-maines-2nd-district/?ref=relatedSidebar ''Bangor Daily News,'' "Sangerville veteran files paperwork to run for Congress as Democrat in Maine’s 2nd District," accessed August 19, 2013]</ref><ref name="run">[http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/Poliquin-declares-candidacy-for-2nd-Congressional-District.html ''Online Sentinel,'' "Poliquin will seek to follow Michaud," accessed August 27, 2013]</ref>
 
{{tnr}}'''Bruce Poliquin''' {{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>[http://bangordailynews.com/2013/08/07/politics/sangerville-veteran-files-paperwork-to-run-for-congress-as-democrat-in-maines-2nd-district/?ref=relatedSidebar ''Bangor Daily News,'' "Sangerville veteran files paperwork to run for Congress as Democrat in Maine’s 2nd District," accessed August 19, 2013]</ref><ref name="run">[http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/Poliquin-declares-candidacy-for-2nd-Congressional-District.html ''Online Sentinel,'' "Poliquin will seek to follow Michaud," accessed August 27, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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He previously was the [[Maine Treasurer|Treasurer of Maine]]. Poliquin was first elected in 2010 and served until 2012.<ref>[http://bruceforsenate.com/bio ''Bruce for Senate'' "Biography" Accessed November 14, 2012]</ref>  
He previously was the [[Maine Treasurer]]. Poliquin was first elected in 2010 and served until 2012.<ref>[http://bruceforsenate.com/bio ''Bruce for Senate'' "Biography" Accessed November 14, 2012]</ref>  
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Poliquin was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]] from [[Maine]]. Poliquin was defeated by [[Charles Summers]] in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.<ref name="results">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/ME_US_Senate_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Election Results" Accessed June 12, 2012]</ref>
 
Poliquin was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]] from [[Maine]]. Poliquin was defeated by [[Charles Summers]] in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.<ref name="results">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/ME_US_Senate_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Election Results" Accessed June 12, 2012]</ref>

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Bruce Poliquin
Bruce Poliquin.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Maine, District 2
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
Maine Treasurer
2010-2012
Education
High schoolPhillips Academy
Bachelor'sHarvard University (1976)
Personal
Place of birthWaterville, Maine
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Bruce Poliquin was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 2nd Congressional District of Maine.[1][2]

He previously was the Treasurer of Maine. Poliquin was first elected in 2010 and served until 2012.[3]

Poliquin was a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Maine. Poliquin was defeated by Charles Summers in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.[4]

Biography

  • Private sector business owner and manager for the past 35 years[5]
  • 1976: Harris Trust and Savings Bank in Chicago, Employee benefits area[5]
  • 1978: Evaluation Associates, Inc. in Westport, Connecticut, a nationally recognized pension fund consulting firm[5]
  • 1981-1996: Principal of Avatar Investors Associates Corporation in New York, an independent investment management firm[5]

Education

  • Phillips Academy, Andover
  • 1976: Harvard University[5]

Political career

Treasurer (2010-2012)

Poliquin was first elected as Maine Treasurer in 2010 and served until 2012.[5]

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. [6]

Elections

2014

See also: Maine's 2nd congressional district elections, 2014

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

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Maine, 2012

Poliquin ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Maine. Poliquin was seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.[7] He faced Scott D'Amboise, Richard Bennett, Charles Summers, Debra Plowman, and William Schneider in the June 12 Republican primary. He was defeated by Charles Summers in the Republican primary. The Democratic primary was between Benjamin Pollard, Matthew Dunlap, Cynthia Dill, and Jon Hinck. Cynthia Dill won the Democratic nomination and will face Summers in the general election, along with third party candidates 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 [8]
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

Personal

Poliquin lives in Georgetown, Maine with his son, Sam.[5]

See also

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Maine State Treasurer
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Neria Douglass