Maine's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012
November 6, 2012
June 12, 2012
|Candidate Filing Deadline||Primary Election||General Election|
Primary: Maine has a closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.
Voter registration: There is no deadline for in-person voter registration, but the cut-off for registration by mail is October 16.
- See also: Maine elections, 2012
Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Chellie Pingree (D), who was first elected in 2008.
This will be the first election using new district maps based on 2010 Census data. Maine's 1st congressional district encompasses Cumberland, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and York counties. Additionally, the district includes most of Kennebec county.
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General election candidates
June 12, 2012,, primary results
Impact of redistricting
- See also: Redistricting in Maine
|Chellie Pingree Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||April 15, 2012||$137,415.70||$111,147.31||$(74,911.88)||$173,651.13|
|Pre-Primary||May 31, 2012||$173,651.13||$86,308.02||$(49,800.75)||$210,158.40|
|July Quarterly||July 15, 2012||$210,158.40||$166,806.44||$(27,513.95)||$349,450.89|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Maine, 2012
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2012
- Chellie Pingree campaign website
- Patrick Calder campaign website
- Maine Secretary of State -- Official list of 2012 General Election Candidates
- Maine Secretary of State "Voter Guide," Accessed July 25, 2012
- Maine Redistricting Map "Map" Accessed July 24, 2012
- Maine Sun Journal "Calder concedes to Courtney in close Maine race" accessed June 15, 2012
- Bangor Daily News "Five Republicans join Senate race; Michaud, Raye stick to House race" accessed March 3, 2012
- Bangor Daily News "The Next David To Pingree's Goliath" accessed March 2, 2012
- Federal Election Commission "Chellie Pingree April Quarterly," Accessed September 26, 2012
- Federal Election Commission "Chellie Pingree Pre-Primary," Accessed September 26, 2012
- Federal Election Commission "Chellie Pingree July Quarterly," Accessed September 26, 2012
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010" Accessed November 21, 2011