58 years old
Race: U.S. House District 2
Born: Jan. 18, 1955; Millinocket
Family: Single, no children
Home: East Millinocket
Education: Graduated from Schenck High School in East Millinocket
Occupation: Worked for Great Northern Paper Company for 29 years and was a member of United Steelworkers
Political experience: Maine House of Representatives, 1980-1994; Maine Senate, 1994-2002; Senate president, 2001; elected in 2002 as U.S. Congressman for Maine’s 2nd District
Fun facts- Spends free time cutting wood on his wood lot on the Penobscot River.
- Delivered a pair of custom-made New Balance sneakers to President Obama during the Commander-in-Chief’s visit to Maine in March.
- Michaud is briefly mentioned in Maine author Stephen King’s most recent work, “11/22/63.”
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Hours after U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud declared victory Tuesday, the Democratic incumbent was back to work in Maine's 2nd Congressional District.
The rematch is over. U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, is once again re-elected in Maine's 2nd District over Republican Kevin Raye.
Mike Michaud and Kevin Raye are both optimistic but will keep spreading their message on Tuesday.
PORTLAND The candidates for Maines 2nd Congressional District seat exchanged words for the last time Tuesday, just a week before Election Day.
Bangor and Lewiston papers publish editorials endorsing Kevin Raye over Democratic incumbent Rep. Mike Michaud for the 2nd District.
- I did not run for Congress to cave in to special interests in Washington, D.C. I did not run to be on the headlines of the national news. I ran to fight for the state of Maine.— Mike MichaudRead the article >>