Chellie M. Pingree

Democrat for ME-US House, 1

First elected in 2008

Date of birth: 4/2/1955

Top issues: Food Safety, Nutrition, Climate Change, Campaign Finance, Healthcare

Committees: Committee on Appropriations— Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies; Committee on Agriculture— Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research; Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

Former profession: Small Business Owner

Education: B.A., College of the Atlantic; University of Southern Maine

Election Outlook: Safe

Did you know?

Chellie is the first Democratic woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Maine.