Maine's 1st Congressional District
Maine's 1st Congressional District encompasses Cumberland, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and York counties. Additionally, the district includes most of Kennebec county.
The district previously consisted of all of Cumberland, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, and York counties and most of Kennebec County. Also located within the district were the cities of Portland, Augusta, Brunswick, and Saco.
The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Chellie Pingree (D).
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.
|U.S. House, Maine District 1 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Chellie Pingree Incumbent||62.1%||236,363|
|Source: Maine Secretary of State "Tabulations for Elections held in 2012"|
- 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.