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Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine)

  • District: Senior Senator from Maine
  • Residence: Bangor
  • Born: December 7, 1952; Caribou, Maine
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Husband, Thomas Daffron
  • Education: St. Lawrence U., B.A. 1975 (government)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation commissioner, 1987-91; Small Business Administration official, 1992-93; Maine deputy treasurer, 1993; Republican nominee for governor, 1994; U.S. Senate, 1997-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Commerce-Justice-Science; Defense; Energy-Water; Military Construction-VA; Transportation-HUD - Ranking Member); Select Intelligence; Special Aging - Ranking Member
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State Information: Maine

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2008 general Susan Collins (R) 444,300 61.3%
Tom Allen (D) 279,510 38.6%
2002 general Susan Collins (R) 295,041 58.4%
Chellie Pingree (D) 209,858 41.6%
1996 general Susan Collins (R) 298,422 49.2%
Joseph E. Brennan (D) 266,226 43.9%
John C. Rensenbrink (I) 23,441 3.9%
William P. Clarke (TAX) 18,618 3.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 57.71% John McCain: 40.38%
2012 : 56.27% : 40.98%
2004 John Kerry: 54% George W. Bush: 45%
2000 Al Gore: 49% George W. Bush: 44%
1996 Bill Clinton: 52% Robert Dole: 31%
1992 Bill Clinton: 39% George H. W. Bush: 30%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 44% George H. W. Bush: 55%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 39% :

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