ME-Senate Class I Seat

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2012 House report  · 2012 Senate report
House: 435 seats Senate: 33 seats
GOP Dems Total GOP Dems Total
Confirmed primary challenges 5 2 7 5 5 10
Possible primary challenges 0 0 0 0 0 0
Open seats* 16 21 41 3 6 102
1. Includes Joe Lieberman, who is retiring from his Conn. senate seat.
This profile of Maine's Class I U.S. Senate seat, currently filled by Olympia Snowe, is part of the RaceTracker project.



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Next election: 2012

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Race status [edit race status]


Incumbent: Olympia Snowe
Incumbent running? No
Primary challenge? N/a

Candidates [edit candidate list]
Links to names in blue have existing profiles, red links need someone to start one.

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Olympia Snowe Republican Out of race Source February 28, 2012
Scott D’Amboise Republican Confirmed candidate Source December 9, 2010 Previously ran for Congress.
Ian Dodge Republican Out of race Source February 22, 2012 Coordinator of Maine Tea Party.
Jon Hinck Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012
Matt Dunlap Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012
Richard A. Bennett Republican Confirmed candidate Source March 2, 2012 Ex-president of the state senate
Debra Plowman Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012 State senator
Bruce Poliquin Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 26, 2012 Maine State Treasurer
William Schneider Republican Confirmed candidate Source April 22, 2012 Maine Attorney General
Charles E. Summers, Jr. Republican Confirmed candidate Source March 27, 2012 Maine Secretary of State
Cynthia Dill Democratic Confirmed candidate Source April 25, 2012 State senator
Benjamin Pollard Democratic Confirmed candidate Source March 4, 2012

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Results [edit election results]

2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner
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Last election: 2006

Incumbent: Olympia Snowe

Candidates

Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note
Olympia Snowe Republican Confirmed candidate (source needed)
Jean Hay Bright Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed)

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Results

Primary winners: Jean Hay Bright, Olympia Snowe
General election winner: Olympia Snowe

Articles and resources

See also

External articles

Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "ME-Sen" (link)

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