The 1st Congressional District
is a congressional district covering the southern coastal area of the state. The district consists of all of Cumberland, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, and York counties and most of Kennebec County. Located within the district are the cities of Portland, Augusta, Brunswick, and Saco.
The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Chellie Pingree (D).
- See also: Maine's 1st congressional district elections, 2012
The 1st congressional district of Maine held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Chellie Pingree (D) won re-election. She defeated Jonathan Courtney (R) in the general election.
On November 2, 2010, Chellie Pingree won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. She defeated Dean Peter Scontras (R) in the general election.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Maine's 1st Congressional District, General Election, 2010
||Chellie Pingree Incumbent
|| Dean Peter Scontras
This is the 1st congressional district of Maine after the 2001 redistricting process.
- See also: Redistricting in Maine
In 2011, the Maine State Legislature re-drew the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.