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Tea Party VS Rino in ME primary. (Pro-lifer leads Olympia Snow's Pro-abortion chief of staff)
Maine Election results ^ | 6-10-14

Posted on 06/10/2014 6:43:23 PM PDT by icwhatudo

On the GOP side, Bruce Poliquin, a former state treasurer and pension fund manager, says he’s the only candidate in the race who is not a “career politician.”

He points to his life story — including the tragic loss of his wife at a young age and his deep belief in his Roman Catholic faith — as the reason he can claim to be the only “pro-life” candidate in the race. Poliquin made an unsuccessful run for governor in 2010 and for the U.S. Senate in 2012.

Poliquin’s primary opponent is former state Senate President Kevin Raye, a Republican from the Washington County town of Perry who is the former chief of staff for retired U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe. Raye has supported abortion rights and says he doesn’t believe the government has a role to play in the relationship between a woman and her doctor.


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: maine; poliquin
U.S. House District 2 - R Bruce Poliquin (R) 6,779 55.15% Kevin L. Raye (R) 5,514 44.85%
1 posted on 06/10/2014 6:43:24 PM PDT by icwhatudo
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To: icwhatudo

Go Poliquin!


2 posted on 06/10/2014 6:43:57 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: icwhatudo

No coverage of this race. How likely are we to win the general election with Poliquin? Its an open seat, but these people elected a degenerate last time.


3 posted on 06/10/2014 6:45:07 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: icwhatudo
With 40% Reporting:

Bruce Poliquin (R) 7,376 55.88%
Kevin L. Raye (R) 5,824 44.12%

4 posted on 06/10/2014 6:45:42 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: icwhatudo

Bruce Poliquin (R) 7,630 56.02%

Kevin L. Raye (R) 5,991 43.98%

This is as big a win in Maine for the Tea Party as is Cantor being beaten in VA.


5 posted on 06/10/2014 6:47:17 PM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: Viennacon

U.S. House District 2 - D

Emily Ann Cain (D) 6,595 70.02%
Troy Dale Jackson (D) 2,824 29.98%

U.S. House District 2 - R

Bruce Poliquin (R) 6,779 55.15%
Kevin L. Raye (R) 5,514 44.85%

Not sure if its a true indicator, but total primary votes are over 11,000 GOP vs 9,000 Dem


6 posted on 06/10/2014 6:47:22 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: icwhatudo

Encouraging.


7 posted on 06/10/2014 6:48:42 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: icwhatudo
Proper candidate selection is everything - and it's a state-by-state thing.

In Maine (I live 13 miles away), as near as I can tell, it's RINO or communist.

When a trucon wins a low-turnout primary, it guarantees the communist.

That's how I see it.

8 posted on 06/10/2014 6:48:47 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: icwhatudo

Amen.


9 posted on 06/10/2014 6:53:33 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: icwhatudo
"Not sure if its a true indicator, but total primary votes are over 11,000 GOP vs 9,000 Dem"

Whats more telling is how bad Troy is doing. I had expected the pro-life local to beat the flatlander pro-abort or atleast have it close.

10 posted on 06/10/2014 6:54:12 PM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: icwhatudo

Cain is a leftwing Moonbat!


11 posted on 06/10/2014 6:56:38 PM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: The_Republic_Of_Maine

I agree. I thought Troy was going to do much better.


12 posted on 06/10/2014 6:59:55 PM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: Maine Mariner
"Cain is a leftwing Moonbat!"

Shows you how far out in left field the d's in Maine have gone.

I just emailed Bruce.

13 posted on 06/10/2014 6:59:56 PM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: icwhatudo

BDN just picked Caine as the d’ winner

Emily Ann Cain (D) 8,664 71.5%
Troy Dale Jackson (D) 3,454 28.5%


14 posted on 06/10/2014 7:02:26 PM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: icwhatudo

Bruce Poliquin (R) 8,981 55.63%
Kevin L. Raye (R) 7,163 44.37%

Bruce’s lead has been ever so steady. Imagine, in Maine, a Tea Party Republican beating an Olympia Snowe gop insider. Praise God.


15 posted on 06/10/2014 7:05:32 PM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: Viennacon

I live in this district....no one knew of his, ahem, “alternative lifestyle” when he was elected to Congress. The congressman “came out” last winter. I’ve always voted for the GOP candidate each election cycle.


16 posted on 06/10/2014 7:06:48 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: maine yankee

I had hoped he would but with Michaud coming out and declaring itself a Barney Frank clone, I was afraid the day of the ‘conservative’ D in Maine is over and done with.

But is is ever so nice to see Maine Republicans moving to the RIGHT.


17 posted on 06/10/2014 7:08:38 PM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

Well, best of luck getting the conservative into Congress. Looks like Michaud will lose to LePage anyway. Cutler will spoil.


18 posted on 06/10/2014 7:09:37 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation
I like your tag " (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!) "

On June 12, 2018 all who are still in Maine and registered to vote will get the chance to vote to be free.

19 posted on 06/10/2014 7:13:17 PM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: The_Republic_Of_Maine; Impy; AuH2ORepublican; dangus; justiceseeker93; fieldmarshaldj; randita
>> in Maine, a Tea Party Republican beating an Olympia Snowe gop insider. Praise God. <<

This one might be even bigger news for conservatives than Cantor's loss (the Cantor one is shocking because of his status as House Majority Leader), though it will probably get little notice. If the conservative also wins in November, that will also be HUGE slam against the "only RINOs can win New England congressional seats" crowd.

20 posted on 06/10/2014 7:18:48 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Looking at the weather lately, I could really use some 'global warming' right now!)
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To: icwhatudo

Bruce Poliquin (R) 10,316 55.05%
Kevin L. Raye (R) 8,425 44.95%

53% of precincts reporting (305 of 578)


21 posted on 06/10/2014 7:25:57 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: Viennacon

I wouldn’t count Bruce Poliquin out in the November election.

He was very aggressive during the primary, spending tons of his own money on endless radio and TV ads. Usually, in Maine’s second congressional district, the GOP guy has little cash to spend.

Poliquin made a lot of money on Wall Street years ago, and while some voters with a class warfare mentality will hate him for this, it is an ironclad fact that he has plenty of money of his own to spend on his general election campaign, and the primary season has shown that he’s not shy about spending his own cash.

Our governor, Paul LePage, is great. He doesn’t take any crap from the dems and he couldn’t care less whether the liberals like it or not.

When LePage took office in January, 2011, within days he ended Maine’s status as a sanctuary state for illegals. He also has attended a number of pro Second Amendment rallies.


22 posted on 06/10/2014 7:40:48 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: icwhatudo

BDN just declared Bruce the winner

Tea Party Republican creams GOP insider Raye.

U.S. House District 2 - R

Bruce Poliquin (R) 15,548 55.99%

Kevin L. Raye (R) 12,221 44.01%


23 posted on 06/10/2014 7:53:27 PM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: BillyBoy; The_Republic_Of_Maine; AuH2ORepublican; dangus; justiceseeker93; fieldmarshaldj; ...

I agree with you, this is the highlight of the night for me.


24 posted on 06/10/2014 8:06:12 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: BillyBoy; Sun; NYer; Salvation

Pro-Life Poliquin upsets pro-abort Republican in Maine. Raye has long been backed by the Snowe Collins crowd.
Poliquin endorsed by National Right to Life and Maine Right to Life.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3154185/posts

can somebody ping the pro-life ping list?


25 posted on 06/10/2014 8:17:57 PM PDT by campaignPete R-CT (Let the dead bury the dead. Let the GOP bury the GOP.)
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To: BillyBoy; Sun; NYer; Salvation; Impy; AuH2ORepublican

I meant to link the Poliquin facebook page. Victory.

https://www.facebook.com/BrucePoliquin


26 posted on 06/10/2014 8:21:55 PM PDT by campaignPete R-CT (Let the dead bury the dead. Let the GOP bury the GOP.)
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To: campaignPete R-CT; BillyBoy; Sun; NYer; Salvation

Forgot facebook, how about his campaign site

http://www.poliquinforcongress.com/


27 posted on 06/10/2014 8:50:03 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: The_Republic_Of_Maine

BTTT


28 posted on 06/10/2014 8:50:32 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: icwhatudo

More good news. There were more Republican primary voters than Democrat voters.


29 posted on 06/10/2014 8:52:05 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation
no one knew of his, ahem, “alternative lifestyle” when he was elected to Congress.

Well then, here's a little more.

Did you know that he's been John Martin's "girlfriend"?

30 posted on 06/10/2014 8:56:15 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (June IS "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: The_Republic_Of_Maine
I'm kinda gloating here myself....Every time i voted for him he won...When i haven't...HE LOST!

lol..The smart-ass should have listened to me like he did when I 1st met him I guess *W*

31 posted on 06/10/2014 8:59:00 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: All; wagglebee; BykrBayb; floriduh voter; Coleus; little jeremiah; narses; Mrs. Don-o

Ping in case you know folks in Poliquin’s area.


32 posted on 06/10/2014 9:25:10 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: campaignPete R-CT; Impy

“Pro-Life Poliquin upsets pro-abort Republican in Maine. Raye has long been backed by the Snowe Collins crowd.
Poliquin endorsed by National Right to Life and Maine Right to Life. ..”

Sweet. Let’s get the good guys elected, one politician at a time.


33 posted on 06/10/2014 9:27:59 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Jim Noble

When the RINO wins, it guarantees a communist, too, though, doesn’t it?


34 posted on 06/11/2014 8:28:41 AM PDT by dangus
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To: dangus

“When the RINO wins, it guarantees a communist, too, though, doesn’t it?”

I don’t think so, no.


35 posted on 06/11/2014 8:36:41 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Jim Noble

Wow. That sailed clear past you, didn’t it?


36 posted on 06/11/2014 8:39:11 AM PDT by dangus
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To: BillyBoy

We have a good chance to elect on in NH and one in Massachusetts (Alleigro). It was interesting to read on these threads that Michaud has admitted to his sodomy. As Maine Goes once upon a time censored people who implied that.


37 posted on 07/01/2014 5:42:35 AM PDT by MSF BU (n)
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