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Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine)

  • District: 1st District, South -- Portland, Augusta
  • Residence: North Haven
  • Born: April 2, 1955; Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Religion: Lutheran
  • Family: Husband, Donald Sussman; three children
  • Education: U. of Southern Maine, attended 1973; College of the Atlantic, B.A. 1979 (human ecology)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: North Haven Board of Assessors, 1981-87 (chairwoman, 1982-83, 1984-87); North Haven Planning Board, 1981-91; Maine School Administrative District #7 Board of Directors, 1990-93 (chairwoman, 1991-93); Maine Senate, 1992-00 (majority leader, 1996-2000); Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, 2002; U.S. House, 2009-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (3rd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Interior-Environment)
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State Information: 1st District, South -- Portland, Augusta

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (ME-01 representative) Chellie Pingree (D) 236,363 64.8%
Jonathan Courtney (R) 128,440 35.2%
2010 general (ME-01 representative) Chellie Pingree (D) 169,114 56.8%
Dean Scontras (R) 128,501 43.2%
write-ins (WRI) 42 0%
2008 general (ME-01 representative) Chellie Pingree (D) 205,629 54.9%
Charlie Summers (R) 168,930 45.1%
2002 general (U.S. senator) Susan Collins (R) 295,041 58.4%
Chellie Pingree (D) 209,858 41.6%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 60% Mitt Romney: 38%
2008 Barack Obama: 61% John McCain: 37%

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