Part of our Your Vote 2016 series:
Rep. Chellie Pingree (Democrat) represents Maine's First Congressional District on the U.S. House of Representatives.
Chellie Pingree was elected to Congress for Maine's First Congressional District in 2008. From 2003 to 2007, Chellie served as the National President and CEO of Common Cause, a non-partisan citizen activist group. Before that, she served four terms in the Maine State Senate, representing Knox County. She is also a farmer and small business owner.