Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) has certified the election results for Maine's 2nd Congressional District, by writing "Stolen Election" next to his signature.
After about two months of legal battle and recount,Democrat Jared Golden was declared the winner.
Neither Jared Golden(D) nor his opponent Bruce Poliquin (R) won a majority of votes in the November 2018 election.
in Maine,Ranked-choice voting was needed to determine the winner of the congresional race. the two independent candidates were removed from the ballot.
Golden was the largest vote-getter in the race, flipping a traditionally Republican and rural district in the first general election after the state’s voters passed a ballot measure to enact ranked-choice voting.