Maine's Golden is lone Democrat to vote down COVID-19 bill
Golden was the only Democrat lawmaker to break with his party and vote against the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Rep. Jared Golden, who has represented Maine's 2nd Congressional District since 2019, was the only lawmaker from either party to break ranks on the bill. AdThe only other Democrat to oppose the relief bill in its first time through the House was Kurt Schrader of Oregon. It was the sole congressional district in New England to support President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. Lewiston is about 35 miles north of Portland, the largest city in the state and the heart of the very liberal 1st Congressional District.