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Charlie Summers is the Republican nominee in the 2008 congressional elections for the 1st Congressional District (map) of Maine. He is the Republican nominee seeking to replace incumbent Rep. Tom Allen (D-Maine), who is running for Senate. He won primary elections which took place on June 10, 2008. 
Positions, record and controversies
He is currently a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy Reserve assigned to the Communications Division of the Strategic Effects Directorate, Multi National Forces – Baghdad, Iraq. For the past two years, Charlie has served as the New England Regional Administrator to the U.S. Small Business Administration. In that capacity, he managed SBA District Offices in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont and had oversight of the SBA’s Financing, Marketing and Outreach efforts in the six-state region. 
Money in politics
This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.
The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Charlie Summers. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.
Campaign contribution data could not be found.
Committees and affiliations
Summers will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Charlie Summers for Congress Committee
107 Exchange Street
Portland, ME 04101
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Maine and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 “Election Results: Congressional Races/Referendum Question”,“WCSH6 Portland”, June 10, 2008
- ↑ Summers for Congress Biography page
- ↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Maine's 1st Congressional District
- ↑ Official Summers for Congress website
- ↑ Jessica Benton Cooney, "Official Challenge to Maine Sen. Collins Sets Up Key 2008 Match," CQ Politics, May 8, 2007
- ↑ "Summers to run for Congress, but first he's off to Iraq," Associated Press (via Portland Press Herald), July 4, 2007.
- ↑ Jessica Benton Cooney, "Maine Republican Enters House Race — Then Reports for Iraq Duty," CQ Politics, July 6, 2007.
- Jessica Benton Cooney, "Official Challenge to Maine Sen. Collins Sets Up Key 2008 Match," CQ Politics, May 8, 2007
- "Summers to run for Congress, but first he's off to Iraq," Associated Press (via Portland Press Herald), July 4, 2007.
- Jessica Benton Cooney, "Maine Republican Enters House Race — Then Reports for Iraq Duty," CQ Politics, July 6, 2007.