Maine's 2nd congressional district

U.S. House district in northern Maine

Maine's 2nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Maine.

Maine's 2nd congressional district
Maine's 2nd congressional district – since January 3, 2013.
  Jared Golden
  • 72.11% rural
  • 27.89% urban
Population (2018)652,869
Median household
Cook PVIR+2[2]

It is the largest district east of the Mississippi River and the 24th-largest overall. It is the second-most rural district in the United States, with 72.11% of its population in rural areas, behind only Kentucky's 5th congressional district.[3]

This congressional district gives one electoral vote to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote in this district.


  1. "Census profile: Congressional District 2, ME".
  2. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. "Congressional Districts – 113th Congress Demographics – Urban Rural Patterns". Retrieved September 12, 2015.