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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 5
Bachelor'sHarvard University (1976)
Place of birthWaterville, Maine
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.



  • Phillips Academy, Andover
  • 1976: Harvard University


  • 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]


Presidential preference


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

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



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.


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


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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maine State Treasurer
Succeeded by