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Chellie Pingree is considered a safe bet in her reelection battle against Republican Jay Allen. overflow-x: auto; width: 100px; font-size: 2em; width: 95% !important; }; margin-bottom: -2px !important; } margin-bottom: 24px; .inner_percentage.Republican { Ballotpedia features 318,422 encyclopedic articles written and curated by our professional staff of editors, writers, and researchers. font-size: 16px; .non_result_row th { padding-left: 8px; .results_table_container { .votebox-results-cell--number { display: inline; In Maine, the moderate Republican incumbent Susan Collins staved off a fierce challenge from Democrat Sara Gideon. padding-left: 0; } .inner_percentage.CrossFiled { } The Senate contest between incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon was still too close to call on Tuesday night. As of Tuesday night, the race was still too close to call, with 49% for Trump and 48% for Biden with 13% of precincts reporting. $('#emessage'+s).empty(); Speaking to supporters in Bangor, Collins said Gideon called her and conceded the race. } color: #0645ad; setTimeout(function() { defer() }, 500); background: #4c4c4c; Incumbent RepublicanSenator Susan Collins, who has served in the position since 1997, won reelection to a fourth term in office with 68% of the vote. background-color: #db0000; Tens of millions of dollars have been spent on this U.S. Senate campaign, often with heavily biased and skewed information about several of my opponents in an effort to influence the election. Collins is battling for a fifth term against a candidate who drew donations for all corners of the country. .non_result_row div { var t = '824451'; On November 4, 2008, Susan Collins won re-election to the United States Senate. As a union vice president and negotiator, I bargained successfully for higher wages and health care benefits for public school educators. } padding-left: 16px; width: 50px; vertical-align: top; The National Republican Senatorial Committee spent $18 million and the Senate Leadership Fund spent $14 million opposing Gideon. letter-spacing: 0.03em; padding-bottom: 7px; Gideon was speaker of the Maine House of Representatives at the time of the election. display: inline-block; Offer fully funded quality education for all, including free public higher education without student debt. .rcvtooltip:hover span { } .inner_percentage.Democratic { .votebox_legend { padding-bottom: 7px; } padding-bottom: 3px; .votebox-results-metadata { The process is repeated until a candidate wins a majority of votes cast. }); } @media screen and (max-width: 350px) { Democrats view unseating her as key to retaking the Senate, and with it prized control of the appointment of federal judges. }); function defer() { On November 8, 2016, Maine voters approved the Maine Ranked Choice Voting Initiative, which provided for the use of ranked-choice voting (RCV) in both primary and general elections for United States senators, United States representatives, the governor, state senators, and state representatives. left: 0; Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden is battling Trump ally Dale Crafts in the vast, rural 2nd Congressional District. overflow: hidden; $('#' + "1" + s).show(); padding-bottom: 8px; font-weight: 100; const abcde =JSON.parse(decodeURIComponent(x)); The original election projection website, since 2003. if (this.value == '1'){ .non_result_row { The Senate race was the most costly in Maine’s history with Gideon raising nearly $70 million, more than double Collins’ $27 million. .results_row.winner { .inner_percentage { They defended 23 seats while Democrats defended 12. .non_result_row th { var t = '87375'; font-size: 5px; margin-left: 1%; Incumbents are bolded and underlined. font-weight: 300; var s = "5fc5ac786153c"; .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper { .votebox-covid-disclaimer { margin-bottom: 10px; .votebox-results-metadata { } var s = "5fc5ac780f2c3"; width: 50px; display: inline-block; On February 2, 2017, the Maine State Senate voted 24 to 10 to ask the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to review the initiative and issue an advisory opinion on its constitutionality. overflow-x: scroll; For additional information on candidate ballot access requirements in Maine, click here. } The race is the costliest political race in Maine history, as the two candidates and their allies together spent more than $120 million on television advertising alone. const abcde =JSON.parse(decodeURIComponent(x)); float: left; The numbers in this section are automatically updated as candidates file new campaign finance reports. Setting aggressive goals to move to a completely clean energy system powered by renewables; Modernizing and upgrading our transportation and energy grid infrastructure; Setting the carbon emissions reduction goals needed to slow climate change; and. position: relative; $('#emessage5fc5ac780f2c3').html(' • Total exhausted votes: ' + ex_votes.toLocaleString()); Senator on November 3, 2020 in the race between incumbent Senator Susan Collins and Maine Speaker of the House Sara Gideon, along with Independents Lisa Savage and Max Linn. US Election 2020: Battle for US Senate to be decided in January. Prioritizing the needs of small businesses in our economic recovery and ensuring coronavirus relief for small businesses is distributed quickly and effectively to small businesses, not big corporations and special interests; Creating and expanding job training programs to give workers the skills they need to attain good paying jobs and address shortages in our skilled workforce; Investing in infrastructure development and technological advancements like rural broadband, which will help create the jobs of the future and revitalize rural communities in Maine; Raising the federal minimum wage to make a difference for thousands of hardworking Mainers; Incentivizing workers and young families to stay in Maine; Ensuring that we have fair trade policies that help Maine’s traditional industries, like logging and lobstering, which are essential to tens of thousands of jobs and to coastal and rural communities across the state; and. padding-top: 3px; overflow-x: auto; padding-bottom: 5px; } overflow-y: hidden; Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has won the hardest-fought race of her career, turning back a challenge by Democrat Sara Gideon and surviving to serve a fifth term. position: relative; .inner_percentage, .inner_percentage.Nonpartisan, .inner_percentage.Independent, .inner_percentage.Constitution, .inner_percentage.unknown { Ensure that every family has the opportunity to receive a high quality K-12 education no matter their neighborhood, family circumstances or race; Expand early childhood education and quality childcare opportunities; Value teachers and the job they do in the form of higher wages and better benefits; Lower the cost of college and tackle the student loan debt crisis to make higher education affordable and accessible for everyone; and. This section shows advertisements released in this race. Incumbent Susan Collins (R), who was first elected in 1996, defeated Shenna Bellows (D) in the general election. max-height: 385px; text-align: center; position: relative; padding-bottom: 8px; color: #6db24f; position: relative; .inner_percentage.Libertarian { Click here to contact our editorial staff, and click here to report an error. Senate seats are up for election once every six years. } .votebox_bp_logo { letter-spacing: .03em; font-weight: bold; border: 1px solid #888; padding-left: 10px; Why it matters: Collins has served in the Senate for 24 years, but has faced tougher re-election battles in recent years.Democrats had expected a defeat for the moderate Republican to play a crucial role in their efforts win back the Senate. overflow-x: scroll; .cc_candidate_submitted { font-size: 20px; font-weight: 300; } } margin-top: 0px; "A persistent, global pandemic continues to threaten the health of our people and the well-being of our economy.". "These are not easy times -- that's an understatement," she said. width: 100% !important; } } .key_messages {} height: 56px; setTimeout(function() { defer() }, 500); text-align: center; Democratic former governor John Hickenlooper won a key Colorado … background-color: grey; border-radius: 50%; The new 130th Maine Legislature is starting to take shape after the 2020 Election, with Democrats keeping control. display: block; Incumbent Angus King defeated Eric Brakey and Zak Ringelstein in the general election for U.S. Senate Maine on November 6, 2018. border: 1px solid #999; margin: 0px 10px; GOP Sen. Susan Collins has won re-election against Democrat Sara Gideon (D) in Maine, AP projects. width: 90%; } background-color: #ccc; font-size: 20px; $("#round5fc5ac786153c").change(function(){ } .cc_footnotes, .cc_candidate_submitted { Election 2020; Senate elections; United States; Voting; Maine; Maine’s ranked choice voting rules and procedures, explained . background-color: #003388; $('#selected_round5fc5ac775b330').html(this.value); .race_header.libertarian { She was assistant majority leader of the state House of Representatives from 2014 to 2016. Incumbent Independent Senator Angus King won reelection to a second term. height: 22px; Sara Gideon, the Maine House speaker, has established a polling lead . padding-top: 3px; [2] Ballotpedia staff compiled profiles based on campaign websites, advertisements, and public statements. } $('#emessage' +s).html(' • Total exhausted votes: ' + ex_votes.toLocaleString()); } .cc_header.Libertarian { font-weight: 300; background-color: #db0000; font-size: 16px; As of October 28, 2020, the RealClearPolitics polling average for this race was no longer available. Abolish student debt now to respond to economic distress during the pandemic. } display: block; if (l > 1){ line-height: 1.5em; var x = '%7B%221%22%3A%7B%22votes%22%3A87375%7D%7D'; padding-bottom: 0px; color: #888; } background-color: #6db24f; width: 50%; } font-style: italic; }. Incumbent Susan Collins (R) defeated Sara Gideon (D) and five more candidates for U.S. Senate in Maine on November 3, 2020. padding-left: 0; } .cc_col { .inner_percentage.Republican { } .mw-content-ltr td.votebox-results-cell--text, height: 50px; } position: absolute; But that didn’t include so-called dark money. font-size: 12px; } border-radius: 50%; var l = '1' color: #6db24f; Sources: US 2020 results Charts, maps and analysis of the presidential and congressional races in one place. This section lists satellite spending in this race as reported and analyzed by Circa Victor. This includes spending by political party committees, super PACs, trade associations, and 501(c)(4) nonprofit groups.[7][8][9]. Tracking the money in Maine’s 2020 2nd Congressional District race. .indicate_scroll { } .mw-body #mw-content-text th.votebox-results-cell--text { } } }else if (this.value > 1){ margin: 0 auto; width: 100%; display: table; width: 100% } In order to have a government that is responsive to the needs of the people, the power of the two party system needs to be broken. overflow-y: hidden; .non_result_row div { Make massive investments in green energy, transportation, industry, agriculture, and infrastructure, Set science-based targets for reducing the emissions that fuel global heating, Incentivize on- and offshore wind farming, localized solar farming, and other emerging green energy techniques such as tidal power; and investment in smart grid technology, Invest in public transportation, including light rail, high-speed interstate rail, ferry, and green buses to reduce car-based travel, Invest in public utilities, including purchasing controlling interest in currently private utilities to bring them under local democratic control, Ban the use of fracking and other destructive fossil fuel extraction techniques like tar sand mining, offshore drilling, mountaintop removal, and coal mining; end construction of new fossil fuel infrastructure like pipelines and storage facilities; and begin the immediate phase-out of fossil fuel extraction and use, Incentivize the use of efficient heating and cooling sources, such as heat pumps and geothermal technology, Expand local, state, and federal land preservation efforts, through parks, wildlife preserves, and other conservation efforts, Invest in battery research and other energy storage techniques, Invest in climate-focused educational resources that can be worked into k-12 curriculum, Invest in regenerative agriculture, to fix our poisonous agribusiness model and return sustainability to our food production, Invest in climate research at our state universities, look into methodologies like carbon mineralization, new fibers and materials that are not petroleum-based, and sustainable installation manufacture, Invest in public housing to make city living affordable, incentivize local commerce and reductions in travel for basic necessities like groceries and social services, and establish pedestrian-friendly and bike-friendly communities. padding:7px 8px 8px; } $('#emessage'+s).empty(); background-color: #dac113; .electionsectionheading { Assume that, of the 75 first-preference votes for Candidate D, 50 listed Candidate A as their second preference and 25 listed Candidate B. height: 100%; There are five candidates on the presidential ballot, including Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden. overflow-y: auto; visibility: visible; The Economist is analysing polling, economic and demographic data to predict America ’s elections in 2020. } var t = '824451'; max-height: 580px; A new tally is conducted to determine whether any candidate has won an outright majority of the adjusted voters. .inner_percentage.Libertarian { z-index:1; font-weight: 300; } overflow-y: hidden; margin-bottom: -2px !important; font-weight: 300; $(document).ready(function(){ .inner_percentage.CrossFiled { .results_row td:first-child { top: -1px; Democratic Party. } left: 0px; .mw-body #mw-content-text .rcvvotebox h3.votebox-header-office-name { position: relative; text-align: center; .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper { Click here to watch it. View the 2020 US Senate election results to get updates on the balance of power between Republicans and Democrats. .cc_photo .cc_img { .votebox-scroll-container { height: 22px; .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper { }) .image-candidate-thumbnail-wrapper { Ballotpedia provides race ratings from three outlets: The Cook Political Report, Inside Elections, and Sabato's Crystal Ball. font-size: 12px; } .votebox-covid-disclaimer { color:white; } .inner_percentage { .inner_percentage, .inner_percentage.Nonpartisan, .inner_percentage.Independent, .inner_percentage.Constitution, .inner_percentage.unknown { font-size: 1.25em; height: 100%; color: #0645ad; } } Maine voters will elect a U.S. .votebox-scroll-container { font-size: 1.25em; }else{ .non_result_row th { .percentage_number { top: -5px; I am running because I am tired of the negative, hate-spewing rhetoric that has become typical of our political campaigns of late. line-height: 1.5em; letter-spacing: .03em; if (this.value == '1'){ margin-right: 12px; position: relative; } In October, Roll Call named Collins the fourth-most vulnerable senator up for re-election. While the majority of changes occurred as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some changes occurred for other reasons. $('#emessage5fc5ac775b330').html(' • Total exhausted votes: ' + ex_votes.toLocaleString()); display: inline; .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h5.votebox-header-election-type { vertical-align: middle; Die außerordentliche Senatswahl in Alabama am 12. } Each race rating indicates if one party is perceived to have an advantage in the race and, if so, the degree of advantage: Race ratings are informed by a number of factors, including polling, candidate quality, and election result history in the race's district or state.[11][12][13].