Difference between revisions of "Olympia Snowe"
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*U.S. Senate, 1995-Present
*U.S. Senate, 1995-Present
Revision as of 20:51, 3 April 2012
|U.S. Senate, Maine|
|January 3, 1995-Present|
|January 3, 2013|
|Years in position||18|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 7, 2006|
|First elected||November 8, 1994|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|High school||Edward Little High School|
|Bachelor's||University of Maine|
|Birthday||September 8, 1941|
|Place of birth||Augusta, ME|
Snowe will not be seeking re-election in 2012. Snowe pointed to the increasingly partisan divide in Congress, stating she was tired of "'my way or the highway' ideologies." There are six other candidates running in the June 12, 2012 primary.
Snowe was born in 1947 in Augusta, Maine. After graduating from Edward Little High School in 1965, Snowe went on to earn her B.A. at the University of Maine in 1969. Prior to her political career, Snowe worked as a businesswoman.
Below is an abbreviated outline of Snowe's political career:
- Maine State House of Representatives, 1973-1976
- Maine State Senate, 1976-1978
- U.S. House of Representatives, 1979-1995
- U.S. Senate, 1995-Present
Snowe serves on the following Senate committees:
- Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee Ranking Member
- Select Committee on Intelligence
- Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee
- Finance Committee
Snowe will not be seeking re-election in 2012. Candidates Andrew Ian Dodge and Scott D'Amboise are running in the June 12, 2012 Republican primary. Ben Pollard, Cynthia Dill, John Hinck, and Matthew Dunlap are seeking the Democratic nomination. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run is March 15, 2012.
Snowe won re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2006. During that re-election cycle, Snowe's campaign committee raised a total of $3,788,139 and spent $3,157,047.
|U.S. Senate, Maine, 2006 - Olympia Snowe Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$2,072,027|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$2,005,358|
|Top contributors to Olympia Snowe's campaign committee|
|New York Life Insurance||$28,200|
|Applied Thermal Sciences Inc||$24,100|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Securities & Investment||$156,586|
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Snowe has been married to former Governor of Maine John R. McKernan, Jr., since 1989.
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