ME Senate Election
November 3rd 2020
Collins was the Deputy State Treasurer of Massachusetts prior to being elected to the Senate as a representative of Maine in January of 1997. She has served in the senate since then, with her current term ending in 2021. Collins has been re-elected to the Senate three times already. She is a republican, but stands for more moderately-right values than fellow republican senators.
Sara Gideon is part of the Maine House of Representatives. She represents district 48, which she has done since 2012. Gideon became the speaker of the house in 2016 after being nominated by fellow members of the House. She won the Maine democratic primary for the US senate by a wide margin in July of 2020. She fights for liberal values, focusing on LGBTQ+ rights.