Democrats hold on to US House seat in Maine via ranked voteNovember 16, 2022 GMT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Democrats held on to a swing district in Maine, as two-term U.S. Rep. Jared Golden beat back a challenge from a former congressman via ranked choice voting for the second time in four years.
Official: US House race in Maine heading to ranked runoffNovember 9, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jared Golden will need to survive a ranked choice runoff to hold onto his seat, Maine’s secretary of state said Wednesday, setting up a replay of the 2018 race in which the moderate Democrat upset Republican Bruce Poliquin in a region with many conservative voters.
Golden, Poliquin battle it out for swing House seat in MaineNovember 9, 2022 GMT
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) —
Two-term incumbent Rep. Jared Golden sought to beat back a challenge in Maine from a former congressman in one of the most closely watched U.S. House races.
Golden, a moderate Democrat who touts guns rights and protection of rural jobs, hoped to defeate Republican Rep.
Maine housing officials say House candidate’s story is falseOctober 21, 2022 GMT
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Republican congressional hopeful in a highly competitive Maine race is spreading misinformation about the state's housing policies, public housing directors said.
Congressman wants to halt aquarium money after lobster spatOctober 5, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A congressman from Maine said Wednesday he will file a proposal to withhold federal money from a California aquarium and conservation group that has recommended seafood consumers avoid buying lobster.
Steamed about lobster: House candidates snippy over donationSeptember 27, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Congressional candidates in a hotly contested Maine race snipped at each other on Tuesday about a contribution from the leader of a conservation group that has discouraged consumers from buying lobster.
Maine rematch could be a bellwether for control of CongressSeptember 18, 2022 GMT
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Donald Trump isn't on the ballot in Maine's 2nd Congressional District this year, but his brand of politics is.
In a race that will help decide control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democratic Rep.
AP News Guide: A look at Maine’s primary electionsJune 15, 2022 GMT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Turnout was low Tuesday during a Maine primary election that served as a tune-up before the November general election, which will have many more voters and higher stakes.
Secretary of State Shenna Bellows said there was no contested statewide race to bring out voters.
Former GOP rep must hold off conservative challenge in MaineJune 11, 2022 GMT
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A former Republican congressman is bidding to return to his old seat in Maine, but he must first hold off a challenge from a fellow party member.
Bruce Poliquin represented Maine’s 2nd Congressional District from 2015 to 2019 until losing to the current seat holder, Democratic Rep.
Poliquin narrows funding gap in key Maine raceJanuary 31, 2022 GMT
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, who is is seeking his old job back, has narrowed the funding gap in Maine's 2nd Congressional District race.
GOP’s Poliquin to decamp from coastal home to Bangor areaOctober 12, 2021 GMT
Former Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin plans to decamp from his coastal home and relocate to the Bangor area for his campaign to take back his seat in Congress.
Poliquin, who has a home in Georgetown, recently sold his family home in Oakland.
Former GOP Rep. Bruce Poliquin wants his old seat backAugust 4, 2021 GMT
Former Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin announced Wednesday that he's going to try to win back his old seat from Democratic Rep. Jared Golden.
Citing problems caused by “liberal politicians with extreme beliefs,” Poliquin announced on social media that he's running to “bring Maine common sense back to Washington.”
New way of voting faces test in Maine congressional districtNovember 12, 2018 GMT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The election drew to a close last week in most places but not in fishing villages, potato farms and vast tracts of wilderness that comprise Maine's 2nd Congressional District...
Tight House race might test Maine’s new way of votingNovember 7, 2018 GMT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin and Democrat Jared Golden were locked in a tight race in Maine early Wednesday, with the prospect of a first-in-the-nation re-scoring of the ballots looking increasingly likely.
Stephen King in tweet slams congressman as “NRA sweetheart”February 20, 2018 GMT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Author Stephen King on Tuesday called a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group.
King urged residents in a tweet to not vote for Republican U...
Zinke would allow trees to be cut at Katahdin Woods & WatersSeptember 18, 2017 GMT
MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to allow trees to be cut on parts of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and to ensure that "traditional uses" like snowmobiling and hunting are taken into account in a management plan that's being drawn up...