News Articles

Blue Hill native seeks Snowe’s Senate seat, Weekly Packet, February 2, 2012:  With a desire for what he calls public policy and a passion for change, Benjamin Pollard (formerly known here as Justin) believes there is room for improvement at the federal level and that he is the person to lead the state into the 21st century and navigate a myriad of social and economic challenges… Read more

Pollard seeks U.S. Senate seat, Ellsworth American, January 26, 2012:  Benjamin Pollard, who grew up in Blue Hill and resides in Portland, has announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate.  Pollard, 39, is the president of Pollard Builders, a residential construction company. “The primary reason I am running for the Senate is that the divisions between Democrats and Republicans have become so severe that our national security is now more at risk than at any time since the end of the Cold War,” Pollard said… Read more

Two Democrats join campaign to challenge Snowe, Portland Press Herald, January 21, 2012:  Two Democrats said Friday they are running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine, expanding the Democratic primary field to four… Read more

State senator, home builder to run for Senate, Bangor Daily News, January 20, 2012:  A state senator from Cape Elizabeth and a Portland home builder say they are running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate.  Sen. Cynthia Dill and Ben Pollard said Friday they will run in the June 12 primary against state Rep. Jon Hinck of Portland and former Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap of Old Town, who previously announced their candidacies… Read more

Press releases

Pollard launches campaign for Senate, January 19, 2012


Bush’s energy bill would have compounded market failures, Yale Daily News, December 5, 2003

Sustainability needs natural capital accounting, Yale Daily News, November 13, 2003