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Maine's 2nd Congressional District
ME 2nd congressional district.png
Current incumbentMike Michaud Democratic Party
Population660,042
Gender49.4% Male, 50.6% Female
Race95.5% White, 0.6% Black, 0.6% Asian, 1% Native American
Ethnicity1.1% Hispanic
Unemployment10.1%
Median household income$40,518
High school graduation rate89%
College graduation rate21.6%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 2nd Congressional District of Maine is a congressional district covering 27,326 square miles, comprising nearly 80% of the state.

Maine's 2nd Congressional District encompasses the entire northern portion of the state north of the Portland and Augusta.[1]

The district previously was the largest district east of the Mississippi River. The district consisted of all of the state north of the Portland and Augusta areas. It included the cities of Bangor, Lewiston, Auburn, Waterville, and Presque Isle.

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is Mike Michaud (C).

Elections

2014

See also: Maine's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 2nd Congressional District of Maine will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

In June 2013, Mike Michaud announced that he would be launching an exploratory committee in advance of a possible run for governor. On June 14, 2013, state Sen. Emily Cain announced that she would be running in the 2014 Democratic primary. [2]

2012

See also: Maine's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 2nd Congressional District of Maine held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Mike Michaud (D) won re-election. He defeated Kevin Raye (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Maine District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Michaud Incumbent 55.7% 191,456
     Republican Kevin Raye 40% 137,542
     N/A Blank Votes 4.3% 14,910
Total Votes 343,908
Source: Maine Secretary of State "Tabulations for Elections held in 2012"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Mike Michaud won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jason Levesque (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Maine District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Michaud incumbent 55.1% 147,042
     Republican Jason J. Levesque 44.9% 119,669
Total Votes 266,711

2008
On November 4, 2008, Mike Michaud won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Frary (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Maine District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Michaud 67.4% 226,274
     Republican John Frary 32.6% 109,268
Total Votes 335,542

2006
On November 7, 2006, Mike Michaud won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Laurence D'Amboise (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Maine District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Michaud incumbent 70.5% 179,772
     Republican Laurence D'Amboise 29.5% 75,156
Total Votes 254,928

2004
On November 2, 2004, Mike Michaud won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Brian Hammel (R) and Carl Cooley (Socialist Equality) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Maine District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Michaud incumbent 58% 199,303
     Republican Brian Hammel 39.5% 135,547
     Socialist Equality Carl Cooley 2.5% 8,586
Total Votes 343,436

2002
On November 5, 2002, Mike Michaud won election to the United States House. He defeated Kevin Raye (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Maine District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Michaud 52% 116,868
     Republican Kevin Raye 48% 107,849
Total Votes 224,717

2000
On November 7, 2000, John E. Baldacci won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard H. Campbell (R) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Maine District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn E. Baldacci incumbent 73.4% 219,783
     Republican Richard H. Campbell 26.6% 79,522
Total Votes 299,305

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 2nd 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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