Golden wins Maine’s 2nd Congressional District

Democratic Congressman Jared Golden has won a term. He defeated Republican Dale Crafts by winning 53% of the vote to 46% for Crafts.”We’ve been blessed with purposeful work, and I’m humbled that we’ve been given the opportunity to continue to serve the people of Maine’s Second District,” Golden said at a news conference Wednesday in his campaign office.RELATED:Maine Presidential ResultsMaine U.S. Senate Results1st District ResultsTAP HERE TO SEE RESULTS FOR ALL MAINE RACESGolden comfortably won a district that President Trump also won for the second time – they both received around 193,000 votes. The congressman struck notes of reconciliation and bipartisanship.He said, “Now more than ever, people want elected officials to set aside the differences and stand together to face the serious challenges of our times.” Golden said he’ll seek common ground for his agenda–providing good jobs with fair wages, protecting and expanding access to affordable health care, and fighting inequality, He said, “we showed that voters are hungry for a positive tone, positive leadership, and civility in our public space. I heard that message everywhere I’ve been over this big district. People told me they want political leaders to give them a reason vote for them, instead of offering reasons not to vote for the other team.” Golden’s election two years ago, along with 40 other new Democratic members, returned their party to majority control of the House of Representatives. Though Golden voted to impeach Trump, he’s among the top five House Democrats voting with the administration, and says voters want an end to political polarization.He said, “People are getting tired of it, and they want to see us bridge those divides.”Use the interactive map below to see county-by-county results for both of Maine’s Congressional Districts.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APP USERS TAP HERE IF YOU CAN’T SEE RESULTS ABOVEGET TOWN-BY-TOWN RESULTSRELATED:Maine Presidential ResultsMaine U.S. Senate Results1st District ResultsTAP HERE TO SEE RESULTS FOR ALL MAINE RACESGolden, 37, who served with the Marines in Afghanistan and Iraq, said he tries to live lessons he learned in the military — to lead through inspiration and to earn respect by showing respect.He said, “I’ll work with anyone – Democrat, Republican, and Independent to get things done for Maine and our country.” In a written statement congratulating Golden, Crafts said, his biggest hope is that “We can all come together at the end of this election season and remember we are all Americans, and when united, we are strong.”Use the interactive map below to see county-by-county results for both of Maine’s Congressional Districts.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

Democratic Congressman Jared Golden has won a term. He defeated Republican Dale Crafts by winning 53% of the vote to 46% for Crafts.

“We’ve been blessed with purposeful work, and I’m humbled that we’ve been given the opportunity to continue to serve the people of Maine’s Second District,” Golden said at a news conference Wednesday in his campaign office.

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Golden comfortably won a district that President Trump also won for the second time – they both received around 193,000 votes. The congressman struck notes of reconciliation and bipartisanship.

He said, “Now more than ever, people want elected officials to set aside the differences and stand together to face the serious challenges of our times.”

Golden said he’ll seek common ground for his agenda–providing good jobs with fair wages, protecting and expanding access to affordable health care, and fighting inequality,

He said, “we showed that voters are hungry for a positive tone, positive leadership, and civility in our public space. I heard that message everywhere I’ve been over this big district. People told me they want political leaders to give them a reason vote for them, instead of offering reasons not to vote for the other team.”

Golden’s election two years ago, along with 40 other new Democratic members, returned their party to majority control of the House of Representatives. Though Golden voted to impeach Trump, he’s among the top five House Democrats voting with the administration, and says voters want an end to political polarization.

He said, “People are getting tired of it, and they want to see us bridge those divides.”

Use the interactive map below to see county-by-county results for both of Maine’s Congressional Districts.

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Golden, 37, who served with the Marines in Afghanistan and Iraq, said he tries to live lessons he learned in the military — to lead through inspiration and to earn respect by showing respect.

He said, “I’ll work with anyone – Democrat, Republican, and Independent to get things done for Maine and our country.”

In a written statement congratulating Golden, Crafts said, his biggest hope is that “We can all come together at the end of this election season and remember we are all Americans, and when united, we are strong.”

Use the interactive map below to see county-by-county results for both of Maine’s Congressional Districts.