US House, ME-01

Chellie Pingree


  • Introduces the Agriculture Resilience Act with the goal of reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in U.S. agriculture by the year 2040
  • Strong advocate for protecting Maine’s waterways 
  • Voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, the most significant action Congress has ever taken to address climate change
  • Earned an impressive 96% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard

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  • Member of the House Committee on Appropriations and House Committee on Agriculture
  • Holding this seat in Maine will help win a pro-environmental majority in the House, making it easier to pass climate legislation at the federal level


Representative Chellie Pingree is running for a ninth term to represent Maine’s 1st Congressional District. Pingree previously served in the state Senate and as President and CEO of Common Cause. Since being elected to the House, Pingree has introduced the Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act to provide additional opportunities for local and regional farmers and increase consumer access to healthy foods. She also authored a bill that would have studied the addition of Maine’s York River to the Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and has worked to protect Maine’s crucial waterfront areas. In Congress and as Vice-Chair of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition, Pingree will continue to be an outspoken leader for climate action and protecting Maine’s waterways. Representative Pingree has earned a 96% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard.

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