Bruce Poliquin

Bruce Poliquin gets A grade but no NRA endorsement over Jared Golden

The National Rifle Association gave former U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin a top grade but endorsed neither the Republican nor Democratic Rep. Jared Golden in their high-profile race in Maine’s 2nd District. It will be the first time in four campaigns for the district dating back to 2014 that Poliquin...
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Bangor Rotary Club host Bruce Poliquin

BANGOR — The Bangor Rotary Club hosted its final speaker for the gubernatorial and congressional candidate speaker series Tuesday. Bruce Poliquin spoke to club members about how he feels the state of Maine is in trouble. Poliquin said state funds have been spent wastefully and that has added to...

Paul LePage, Bruce Poliquin accused of 'deflecting' abortion policy questions

Abortion is expected to be a top issue in Maine’s fall elections in the wake of last week's Supreme Court decision. The two top Republicans on the Maine ballot this November, former Gov. Paul LePage and former U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, aren’t talking publicly about seeking any major restrictions on access to abortion in the state. But Democrats are accusing the two of “deflecting” or sidestepping questions about their plans for abortion policy because of historically strong voter support for protecting access to the procedure in Maine.

Bruce Poliquin and Steve Scalise talk about important issues

BANGOR — Tuesday afternoon, Republican Whip Steve Scalise and Congressional candidate Bruce Poliquin visited bangor waterfront park to tackle important questions happening across the nation. The two were in Bangor discussing important issues facing Maine and the United States, including Roe v Wade, the economy and the recently signed...

Maine Republicans give Bruce Poliquin a shot at retaking his 2nd District House seat

Former Congressman Bruce Poliquin won the Republican nomination on Tuesday to run for his old seat in Maine's 2nd Congressional District. Poliquin, who previously represented the district for four years, fended off a lively challenge from Liz Caruso of Caratunk for the right to take on incumbent Democratic Rep. Jared Golden this November. According to unofficial voting results late Tuesday, Poliquin was leading Caruso 60 percent to 40 percent with roughly half of the precincts reporting. Caruso conceded the race just before 11 p.m. and the Associated Press called the race just after.

Bruce Poliquin wins Maine District 2 Republican primary

ORRINGTON — Bruce Poliquin is the winner of the 2022 Maine District 2 GOP primary. Poliquin ran against Republican Liz Caruso for Maine’s 2nd Congressional GOP nomination. He previously represented Maine’s 2nd Congressional District from 2015 to 2019. Poliquin will run against incumbent Democrat Jared Golden in...

Bruce Poliquin wins GOP primary in 2nd District

PORTLAND (WGME) -- The Associated Press has called the Republican Primary in Maine's Second District for former Representative Bruce Poliquin. Poliquin served two terms in Congress. "I have a record for standing up for the Second Amendment,” Poliquin said. “I have a record for standing up for life and religious...