|U.S. House, Maine, District 2|
|High school||Phillips Academy|
|Bachelor's||Harvard University (1976)|
|Place of birth||Waterville, Maine|
was a 2014 Republican
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
representing the 2nd Congressional District
He previously was the Treasurer of Maine. Poliquin was first elected in 2010 and served until 2012.
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.
- Private sector business owner and manager for the past 35 years
- 1976: Harris Trust and Savings Bank in Chicago, Employee benefits area
- 1978: Evaluation Associates, Inc. in Westport, Connecticut, a nationally recognized pension fund consulting firm
- 1981-1996: Principal of Avatar Investors Associates Corporation in New York, an independent investment management firm
- Phillips Academy, Andover
- 1976: Harvard University
Poliquin was first elected as Maine Treasurer in 2010 and served until 2012.
- See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election
Bruce Poliquin endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.
- 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. Poliquin sought the Republican nomination in the primary.The general election took place November 4, 2014.
- 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. 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.
Peloquin ran for Governor of Maine in 2010, but lost in the Republican primary.
| 2010 Race for Governor - Republican Primary 
| Paul LePage (R)
| Leslie B. Otten (R)
| S. Peter Mills (R)
| Steven W. Abbott (R)
| Bill Beardsley (R)
| Bruce Poliquin (R)
| Matthew C. Jacobson (R)
| Total votes
Poliquin lives in Georgetown, Maine with his son, Sam.
- ↑ Bangor Daily News, "Sangerville veteran files paperwork to run for Congress as Democrat in Maine’s 2nd District," accessed August 19, 2013
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Online Sentinel, "Poliquin will seek to follow Michaud," accessed August 27, 2013
- ↑ Bruce for Senate "Biography" Accessed November 14, 2012
- ↑ Associated Press "Election Results" Accessed June 12, 2012
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 Maine Treasurer "About Us: Bio" Accessed March 19, 2012
- ↑ Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Additional Maine Elected Officials and Leaders," February 6, 2012
- ↑ Maine Secretary of State "Candidate List Primary 2012" Accessed March 13, 2012
- ↑ WCSH6 Voice of the Voter, Maine Primary Results, June 8, 2010