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Visual Election Sep 17, 2020

Election 2020 - Jared Golden - Candidate: U.S. Congress Maine District #2

U.S. Rep. Jared Golden, Democrat of Lewiston, is vying to retain his seat in Congress representing Maine's 2nd District against Republican Dale Crafts of Lisbon. Golden first attained national office in 2018, becoming the first congressman elected by ranked-choice voting.

Golden served with the Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan, and later graduated from Bates College, He was in the Maine House of Representatives from 2014 to 2018, representing District 60, one of four districts that encompass Lewiston.

In Congress, Golden serves on the Armed Services Committee and the Small Business Committee. According to the website, about 70% of the bills he has sponsored have been in two areas: commerce, and public lands and natural resources.

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