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Revision as of 13:15, 21 March 2013

2012

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Maine's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Chellie Pingree Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Chellie Pingree Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe D[3]

Maine U.S. House Elections
District 1District 2

2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st congressional district of Maine will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Maine is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[4][5][6]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Chellie Pingree (D), who was first elected in 2008.

Maine's 1st Congressional District encompasses Cumberland, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and York counties. Additionally, the district includes most of Kennebec county.[7]

Candidates

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June 10, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Chellie Pingree (R) won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Jonathan Courtney in the general election.

U.S. House, Maine District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChellie Pingree Incumbent 62.1% 236,363
     Republican Jonathan Courtney 33.7% 128,440
     N/A Blank Votes 4.2% 15,912
Total Votes 380,715
Source: Maine Secretary of State "Tabulations for Elections held in 2012"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Pingree won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. She defeated Dean Peter Scontras (R) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House of Representatives, Maine's 1st Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChellie Pingree Incumbent 56.8% 169,114
     Republican Dean Peter Scontras 43.2% 128,501
     Independent Write-In 0% 42
Total Votes 297,657

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