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Sen. Angus King (I-Maine)

Political Highlights: governor, 1995-2003; U.S. Senate, 2013-present
Born: March 31, 1944; Alexandria, Va.
Residence: Brunswick
Religion: Episcopalian
Family: Wife, Mary J. Herman; five children
Education: Dartmouth College, A.B. 1966; U. of Virginia, J.D. 1969
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (1st term)
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Personnel; Seapower; Strategic Forces); Budget; Energy & Natural Resources (Energy; National Parks; Water & Power); Rules & Administration; Select Intelligence

Election History
2012generalAngus King (I) 370,58052.9
Charlie Summers (R) 215,39930.7
Cynthia Dill (D) 92,90013.3
Stephen Woods (I) 10,2891.5
Danny Dalton (NPA) 5,8070.8
Andrew Dodge (INL) 5,6240.8
Roll Call Vitals


Maine is 32nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@SenAngusKing)


Sen. Angus King has the 78th most Sunday talk show appearances amongst members of Congress.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) has the most appearances so far this year.

Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.