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  • Critical Legislation Signed Into Law

    After less than one year as a Member of Congress, Congressman Poliquin had his critical bill signed into law. 
    Former Congressman Mike Michaud (who formerly held Congressman Poliquin’s seat) did not have a single bill signed into law during his first term in office.  Congressman Poliquin did it in less than one year.
    “This is an important law that will help hundreds of families throughout Maine,” said Congressman Poliquin.
  • Congressman Poliquin’s First 100 Days

    In this video Congressman Poliquin details some of the issues he has impacted during his first 100 days.  In addition to those issues, he has also been active protecting Second Amendment Rights, including working to stop the controversial program Operation Choke Point from harming Maine businesses. To view the video click the headline above.

  • Poliquin Leads Cain by 10 Points

    Today, the Portland Press Herald released the results of a poll in Maine’s 2nd District, which showed Bruce Poliquin leading Emily Cain by 10 points.

    Former Republican state treasurer Bruce Poliquin has established a lead over Democratic state Sen. Emily Cain in the race for an open seat in the 2nd Congressional District.

    Poliquin has a 10-point lead over Cain, while independent Blaine Richardson is a distant third, according to a Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center.

    Among likely voters, Poliquin garnered 40 percent support, Cain had 30 percent and Richardson had 3 percent.

    Read the full story here.


    “A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.”

    — Ronald Reagan

    America faces two serious problems on our southwestern border. One is the overall immigration issue we’ve been debating for years. The other is the growing humanitarian crisis from thousands of unaccompanied Central American minors crossing the Texas border. Read more


    No candidate contributions in the 20 days – all support from citizens


    Poliquin will show his campaign has just under $300,000 cash-on-hand as of June 30th Read more

  • Thank you!

    I want to say a sincere thank you to the voters for the trust they have placed in me, by nominating me to run against liberal-Democrat Emily Cain this November.  What we did would not have been possible without the tireless hard work of so many supporters and volunteers.  This is your win. Read more

  • A Special Invitation

    We just wanted to drop you a quick note to send you a very special invitation.

    Tuesday night is election night, and we want you to join us! Read more

  • I am the true conservative

    It should be no surprise that this newspaper has endorsed my opponent, Kevin Raye, to take the Republican nomination for Congress.

    The BDN editorial board tells Republicans they should vote for Raye because he is “willing to stray from party orthodoxy when it proves damaging.” During his lifetime in politics, Raye certainly has voted against many common sense conservative principles which the newspaper likely finds “damaging.” Read more

  • Memorial Day

    As we share special time with family and friends during this Memorial Day weekend, let us all remember the courage and sacrifice made by our fallen heroes.

    From one generation to the next, our brave men and women in uniform have selflessly stepped forward, shoulder-to-shoulder, to protect our freedoms, prosperity, and American way of life. May they rest in peace as we give them thanks for ensuring our children and grandchildren are able to pursue their happiness and the American dream.

  • Raising taxes?

    Did you see the news?

    At a debate yesterday in Brewer, Kevin Raye attacked me because I don’t want to raise taxes.

    You read that right.

    The Bangor Daily News quotes Kevin Raye on why he won’t sign a pledge not to raise taxes: “I do believe that signing such a pledge is not responsible. How do we know that we’re not going to face a crisis that we haven’t even conceived of now?” Read more