Paul LePage

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Paul LePage
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Governor of Maine
In Office
January 5th, 2010 - Current
Predecessor: John Baldacci
Succeeded By: Incumbent
Mayor of Waterville
In Office
2004 - 2011
Predecessor: Nelson Madore
Succeeded By: Dana Sennett
Biographical Information
Born: October 9, 1948
Political Party: Republican
Spouse: Ann LePage
Children: 4
Education: B.S., Husson College
M.B.A., Univeristy of Maine
Occupation: Businessman, Politician
Religion: Roman Catholic
Signature
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Paul Richard LePage (born October 9, 1948) is an Maine businessman and politician who is serving as the 74th and current Governor of Maine. A Republican, he was previously mayor of Waterville from 2003 to 2011, and was a city councilor before that. He worked in the private sector as general manager of the 14-store discount chain, Marden's Surplus and Salvage, from 1996 to 2011.

Contents

Early life and education

Business Career

Mayor of Waterville

Governor of Maine

Approval Ratings

Total tracking: http://polltracker.talkingpointsmemo.com/contests/paul-lepage-job-approval-me

Others to add to the list below: https://morningconsult.com/governor-approval-ratings-july-2017/ https://morningconsult.com/governor-rankings-april-2017/ https://morningconsult.com/state-governor-rankings/ http://mainenewsonline.com/content/16037826-poll-reflects-muddled-state-politics-maine https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6Ak7rw5iSECYjRCTjhjakxfb1U/view and https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6Ak7rw5iSECYjRCTjhjakxfb1U/view http://bangordailynews.com/2015/11/23/the-point/how-lepages-approval-rating-compares-with-governors-in-other-states/

Poll Date Poll Source Sample Approve Disapprove No Opinion Link
9/24/14 - 9/30/14 Critical Insights 606 45% 49% 6%
11/8/2013 - 11/11/2013 PPP 964 41% 54% 5% Poll
Fall 2013 Critical Insights Unknown 39% 49% 12% Poll
9/8/2013 - 9/10/2013 Maine People's Resource Center 652 37.9% 56.9% 3.4% Poll
3/11/2013 - 3/16/2013 Pan Atlantic SMS 403 43.4% 52.9% 3.7% Poll
1/22/2013 PPP 1268 39% 55% 6% Poll
11/1/2012 PPP 1633 41% 51% 7% Poll
9/24/2012 - 9/28/2012 Pan Atlantic SMS 400 43.8% 51.8% 4.5% Poll
9/25/2012 Rasmussen 804 47% 51% 2% Poll
9/18/2012 Public Policy Polling 804 37% 52% 11% Poll
8/5/2012 - 8/6/2012 Moore Consulting 500 36% 53% 10% Poll
6/13/2012 - 6/14/2012 MassInc Polling Group 506 40% 49% 12% Poll
5/2/2012 - 5/7/2012 Critical Insights 600 43% 48.0% 9% Poll
3/2/2012 - 3/4/2012 Public Policy Polling 1256 41% 52% 7% Poll
11/9/2011 - 11/22/2011 Pan Atlantic SMS Group 400 43.3% 50.3% 6.5% Poll
11/3/2011 - 11/5/2011 Maine People's Resource Center 722 44.3% 46.0% 9.7% Poll
10/28/2011 - 10/31/2011 Public Policy Polling 673 43% 48% 9% Poll
10/26/2011 Critical Insights 600 47% 40% 13% Poll
5/17/2011 Critical Insights 600 31% 54% 15% Poll
5/8/2011 Maine People's Resource Center 970 41.1% 52.7% 6.2% Poll
5/7/2011 Pan Atlantic SMS Group 401 39% 56% 5% Poll
3/14/2011 Public Policy Polling 1247 43% 48% 9% Poll

2010 Election

See also: Maine gubernatorial election, 2010

Primary Campaign

General Election

Campaign Finance

  • $177,721.25 Raised for the primary election
  • $181,000.00 Loan
  • $1,026,755.06 Raised for the general election
  • $1,385,476.31 Raised for the entire campaign

2014 Election

See also: Maine gubernatorial election, 2014

Primary Campaign

Governor LePage did not receive any opposition in the 2014 Republican primary, and was thus the unanimous choice for the Republican Party's nominee for governor.

General Election

Campaign Finance

  • Raised for the primary
  • Raised for the general election
  • Raised for the entire campaign

Political Operation

Maine People Before Politics

2010 Campaign Staff

2014 Campaign Staff

Personal Life

Personal tools