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{{tnr}}The '''1st Congressional District''' of [[Maine]] is a congressional district covering the southern coastal area of the state.  
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}}{{tnr}}The '''1st Congressional District''' of [[Maine]] is a congressional district covering the southern coastal area of the state.  
  
 
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Maine's 1st congressional district
Current incumbentChellie Pingree Democratic Party
Population668,146
Gender48.7% Male, 51.3% Female
Race94.9% White, 1.4% Black, 1.4% Asian
Ethnicity1.6% Hispanic
Unemployment7.2%
Median household income$52,323
High school graduation rate92.8%
College graduation rate35.1%
The 1st Congressional District of Maine is a congressional district covering the southern coastal area of the state.

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

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).

Elections

2012

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.[2]

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, Chellie Pingree won election to the United States House. She defeated Dean Peter Scontras (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Maine District 1 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
     N/A Write-in 0% 42
Total Votes 297,657

2008
On November 4, 2008, Chellie Pingree won election to the United States House. She defeated Charles Summers (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Maine District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChellie Pingree 54.9% 205,629
     Republican Charles Summers 45.1% 168,930
Total Votes 374,559

2006
On November 7, 2006, Thomas H. Allen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Darlene J. Curley (R) and Dexter J. Kamilewicz (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Maine District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas H. Allen incumbent 66% 170,949
     Republican Darlene J. Curley 34% 88,009
     Independent Dexter J. Kamilewicz 0.1% 179
Total Votes 259,137

2004
On November 2, 2004, Thomas H. Allen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles E. Summers, Jr. (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Maine District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas H. Allen incumbent 59.7% 219,077
     Republican Charles E. Summers, Jr. 40.3% 147,663
Total Votes 366,740

2002
On November 5, 2002, Thomas H. Allen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steven Joyce in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Maine District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas H. Allen incumbent 63.8% 172,646
     Republican Steven Joyce 36.2% 97,931
Total Votes 270,577

2000
On November 7, 2000, Thomas H. Allen won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jane A. Amero (R) and J. Frederic Staples (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Maine District 1 general Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas H. Allen incumbent 59.8% 202,823
     Republican Jane A. Amero 36.5% 123,915
     Libertarian J. Frederic Staples 3.6% 12,356
Total Votes 339,094

Redistricting

2010-2011

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.


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