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{{tnr}}'''Patrick Calder''' was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Maine's 1st congressional district elections, 2012|the 1st Congressional District]] of [[Maine]].
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{{tnr}}'''Patrick Calder''' was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[Maine's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012|the 1st Congressional District]] of [[Maine]].
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Calder was raised in Eastport, [[Maine]] and attended Shead High School, graduating in 2000. He attended Massachusetts Maritime Academy, graduating with a B.S. in Marine Engineering in 2004.<ref name="bio">[http://www.calderforcongress.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2&Itemid=2 ''Patrick Calder for Congress'' "About Patrick" Accessed January 10, 2012] </ref>
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Calder was raised in Eastport, [[Maine]] and attended Shead High School, graduating in 2000. He attended Massachusetts Maritime Academy, graduating with a B.S. in Marine Engineering in 2004.<ref name="bio">[http://www.calderforcongress.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2&Itemid=2 ''Patrick Calder for Congress'', "About Patrick" accessed January 10, 2012] </ref>
  
 
==Career==
 
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
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Calder was running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Maine, 2012|Maine's]] [[Maine's 1st congressional district elections, 2012|1st District]]. Calder was seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.<ref name="bangor">[http://pinetreepolitics.bangordailynews.com/2011/06/30/the-next-david-to-pingrees-goliath/ ''Bangor Daily News'' "The Next David To Pingree's Goliath" Accessed March 2, 2012]</ref><ref name="ref">[http://bangordailynews.com/2012/03/02/politics/with-michaud-and-raye-out-of-running-for-senate-races-start-to-take-shape/ ''Bangor Daily News'' "Five Republicans join Senate race; Michaud, Raye stick to House race" Accessed March 3, 2012]</ref> Incumbent [[Chellie Pingree]] ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Calder was defeated by [[Jonathan Courtney]] in the Republican primary.<ref>[http://www.sunjournal.com/news/maine/2012/06/14/calder-concedes-courtney-close-maine-race/1210315 ''Maine Sun Journal'' "Calder concedes to Courtney in close Maine race" Accessed June 15, 2012]</ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run was March 15, 2012. The primary elections were held on June 12, 2012.
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Calder ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Maine, 2012|Maine's]] [[Maine's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012|1st District]]. Calder sought the nomination on the Republican ticket.<ref name="bangor">[http://pinetreepolitics.bangordailynews.com/2011/06/30/the-next-david-to-pingrees-goliath/ ''Bangor Daily News'', "The Next David To Pingree's Goliath" accessed March 2, 2012]</ref><ref name="ref">[http://bangordailynews.com/2012/03/02/politics/with-michaud-and-raye-out-of-running-for-senate-races-start-to-take-shape/ ''Bangor Daily News'', "Five Republicans join Senate race; Michaud, Raye stick to House race" accessed March 3, 2012]</ref> Incumbent [[Chellie Pingree]] ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Calder was defeated by [[Jonathan Courtney]] in the Republican primary.<ref>[http://www.sunjournal.com/news/maine/2012/06/14/calder-concedes-courtney-close-maine-race/1210315 ''Maine Sun Journal'', "Calder concedes to Courtney in close Maine race" accessed June 15, 2012]</ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] for candidates wishing to run was March 15, 2012. The primary elections were held on June 12, 2012.
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===Primary Results===
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Calder was defeated by [[Jonathan Courtney]] by a margin of approximately 1% in the Republican primary.<ref>[http://www.kjonline.com/news/courtney-concedes-razor-thin-race-to-calder_2012-06-13.html ''KJ Online'', "Calder concedes razor-thin race to Courtney"]</ref>
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Latest revision as of 01:49, 25 June 2014

Patrick Calder
Patrick Calder.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Maine, District 1
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolShead High School (2000)
Bachelor'sMassachusetts Maritime Academy (2004)
Personal
ProfessionFirst engineer on cruise ship
Websites
Campaign website
Patrick Calder campaign logo
Patrick Calder was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Maine.

Biography

Calder was raised in Eastport, Maine and attended Shead High School, graduating in 2000. He attended Massachusetts Maritime Academy, graduating with a B.S. in Marine Engineering in 2004.[1]

Career

Calder is a merchant mariner and marine engineer.[1] He is a member of the Marine Engineer’s Beneficial Association (MEBA) and is currently employed as the First Engineer on the world’s only American-flagged cruise ship, the Pride of America operated by Norwegian Cruise Lines.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Maine's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

Calder ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Maine's 1st District. Calder sought the nomination on the Republican ticket.[2][3] Incumbent Chellie Pingree ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Calder was defeated by Jonathan Courtney in the Republican primary.[4] The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was March 15, 2012. The primary elections were held on June 12, 2012.

Primary Results

Calder was defeated by Jonathan Courtney by a margin of approximately 1% in the Republican primary.[5]

U.S House of Representatives-Maine, District 1 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJonathan Courtney 50.5% 14,547
Patrick Calder 49.5% 14,282
Total Votes 28,829

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