Maine 2

Cook’s Political Report:  Republican toss-up (PVI - R+2)

Barack Obama won in this district twice by almost 10 points

Trump won by 7.

Incumbent:  Bruce Poliquin (Republican)  - running for his 2nd term.

Democrat:  Jared Golden, retired Marine Corps infantryman, Maine State Representative

Independents:  Tiffany Bond, attorney
Will Hoar, works in Special Education

The District:

Race: 95.5% White, 0.6% Black, 0.6% Asian, 1% Native American

Ethnicity: 1.1% Hispanic

Unemployment: 10.1%

Median household income: $40,518

High school graduation rate: 89%

College graduation rate: 21.6%


Sun Journal

Bangor Daily News

Portland Press Herald

Books and Videos

One Goal, A Coach, A Team, and the Game that brought a Divided Team Together, by Amy Bass

One Team, the story of the Lewiston High School Blue Devils  

Amazing sites in the district, sites relevant to our story, and some places to eat.

Acadia National Park

Katahdin Woods and Waters National Park

The Advanced Structures and Composite Center at the University of Maine 

Alexander’s Wild Maine Blueberries  

Highland Organics, organic wild Maine Blueberries

Val's Drivein

Forage Market

New Roots Cooperative Farm

On the coast:

Brooklin Boat Yard


Chase’s daily



Eunice Panetta