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  Brennan, Joseph E.
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NameJoseph E. Brennan
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Portland, Maine , United States
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Born November 02, 1932 (88 years)
ContributorBarack O-blame-a
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May 24, 2016 09:46pm
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InfoBrennan graduated from Boston College and the University of Maine School of Law. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955. In 1964, Brennan was elected to the first of three terms in the Maine House of Representatives, where he served as assistant floor leader during his last two terms. In 1970, he was elected county attorney for Cumberland County. He was elected to the Maine Senate in 1972, and served as the Democratic floor leader. Brennan was elected Maine's attorney general in 1975 and reelected in 1977. He was elected governor in 1978. In 1982, he chaired the New England Governors' Confernence and in 1982, he co-chaired the New England Governors-Eastern Canadian Premieres. He went on to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives until 1991, and then entered private practice as an attorney in Washington, D.C. In 1999, he was inducted into the The Federal Maritime Commission.


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  11/05/1996 ME US Senate Lost 43.88% (-5.31%)
  05/28/1996 ME US Senate - D Primary Won 56.68% (+31.82%)
  11/08/1994 ME Governor Lost 33.84% (-1.54%)
  06/14/1994 ME Governor - D Primary Won 56.27% (+32.46%)
  11/06/1990 ME Governor Lost 44.03% (-2.63%)
  11/08/1988 ME District 1 Won 63.22% (+26.44%)
  11/04/1986 ME District 1 Won 53.16% (+9.42%)
  11/02/1982 ME Governor Won 61.06% (+23.49%)
  06/14/1982 ME Governor - D Primary Won 76.80% (+53.59%)
  11/07/1978 ME Governor Won 47.67% (+13.40%)
  06/13/1978 ME Governor - D Primary Won 52.01% (+15.67%)
  06/11/1974 ME Governor - D Primary Lost 26.41% (-11.12%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 1980 D Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy