ELECTIONS | What you need to know about Maine's 2018 U.S. Senate race
Author: Clay Gordon
Published: 5:12 PM EDT October 22, 2018
Updated: 4:32 AM EST November 6, 2018
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Maine's midterm elections are under two weeks away. U.S. Senate incumbent Sen. Angus King (I) faces Eric Brakey (R) and Zak Ringelstein (D) on the ballot for one of Maine's Senate seats. All three plan to participate in Monday's U.S. Senate Debate on News Center Maine.

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ELECTIONS | What you need to know about Maine's 2018 U.S. Senate race

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Chapter 1

Senator Angus King (I)

Senator Angus King (I)

Senator King was sworn into the Senate in January 2013 and was the 72nd Maine Governor. He is on the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources, Budget Committee, Armed Services, Intelligence, and Rules and Administration Committees

RELATED | Sen. King on re-election bid

Chapter 2

Eric Brakey (R)

Eric Brakey (R)

Eric Brakey (R) represents District 20 in the Maine Senate. Brakey served as the Senate Chairman for the Health and Human Services Committee for the last four-years. He says his family goes back 10 generations in Maine and he claims he is the only non-millionaire in the race for Senate.

RELATED | Eric Brakey on run for U.S. Senate

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Zak Ringelstein (D)

Zak Ringelstein (D)

This is Democratic candidate Zak Ringelstein's first run for public office. He is a father of two and was formerly a public school teacher.

RELATED | Zak Ringelstein on politics, Senate run