Chellie Pingree


Candidate for Maine's 1st Congressional District

Before running for public office, Congresswoman Pingree was an organic farmer and started two successful small businesses. She also served as the CEO for Common Cause, a nonpartisan grassroots organization that supports campaign finance reform.

A fierce advocate for reform, Pingree has cosponsored the 2017 Government By the People Act, which seeks to create a voluntary public financing system for Congressional elections that incentivizes small-dollar donors. She also supports the DISCLOSE Act, which would require dark money groups to disclose their donors and political spending when engaged in political activity.

Click here to read Chellie Pingree’s answers to the Official End Citizens United PAC Candidate Questionnaire.