U.S. REPRESENTATIVE - MAINE DISTRICT 2
RACE SUMMARY: Defeated incumbent GOP Rep. Bruce Poliquin via the new ranked-choice voting system in Maine. Rep. Poliquin sued to have the decision overturned and wa rejected. Golden is the first candidate to unseat an incumbent in the district since 1016.
EDUCATION: University of Maine Farminton; Bates College (BA)
- Supports a two-state solution
- Supports a strong U.S.-Israel relationship
- Supports Israel maintaining a Qualitative Military Edge to defend itself.
- Supports Roe v. Wade
- Supports Affordable Care Act’s contraception insurance coverage policy
In His Own Words
“As a member of Congress, I will seek to deepen our cooperation on security, strengthen our bonds of democracy, and oppose efforts that would question the legitimacy of Israel.." 1
“I believe that Roe v. Wade was correctly decided and will fight to ensure that women continue to have the rights that were confirmed by that decision.” 2
SOURCES: 1) 2018 Position Papers 2) 2018 Position Papers
Served as a Legislative Aide for Senator Susan Collins in 2013, and before that as a professional staff member for the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee in 2011-2012.
Served two tours in Afghanistan as a U.S. Marine.