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Angus S. King, Jr.INDIndependent United States Senator
78
Years of Age
18
Years of Experience
MEResidence (state)

Angus Stanley King Jr. (born March 31, 1944) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States senator from Maine since 2013. A political independent since 1993, he previously served as the 72nd governor of Maine from 1995 to 2003. King won Maine's 2012 Senate election to replace the retiring Republican Olympia Snowe and took office on January 3, 2013. He was reelected to a second term in 2018, following the state's inaugural instant-runoff voting elections. For committee assignment purposes, he caucuses with the Democratic Party. He is one of two independents currently serving in the Senate, the other being Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who also caucuses with the Democrats.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$5,339,838
Total Raised
$4,982,102
Total Spent
$385,671
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Retired$559,657
77%
Lawyers/Law Firms$436,251
41%
Democratic/Liberal$232,288
38%
Securities & Investment$216,290
37%
Real Estate$206,892
29%
Leadership PACs$166,000
25%
Health Professionals$142,414
23%
Insurance$131,156
22%
Pro-Israel$124,560
19%
Education$107,874
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Dartmouth College
Bachelor of Arts
1966
Francis C. Hammond Middle School
University of Virginia School of Law
Juris Doctor
1969
Past Positions1 - 11 of 11
Senator
United States Senate
2012 - Current
Governor
State of Maine
1994 - 2002
Co-Founder
Independence Wind
2007 - 2012
Founder
Northeast Energy Management, Incorporated
1989 - 1994
Television Host
MaineWatch
1975 - 1993
General Counsel
Swift River/Hafslund Company
1983 - 1988
Attorney
Smith, Lloyd, and King
1975 - 1983
Aide
Office of Senator William Hathaway
1972 - 1975
Chief Counsel
United States Senate Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Narcotics
1972 - 1975
Staff Attorney
Pine Tree Legal Assistance
1969 - 1972
Former Chief Counsel
United States Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare
Other Experience1 - 11 of 11
Member
Delta Upsilon Fraternity
Current
Segal Lecturer in American Politics
Bates College
2009
Visiting Lecturer
Bowdoin College
2004
Former Chair
Committee to Support Land for Maine's Future Bond Issue
Former Member
Maine Development Foundation
Former Member
Eco-Eco
Former Member
Budget Committee, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, United States Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Personnel, United States Senate
Former Ranking Member
Subcommittee on Airland, United States Senate
Former Ranking Member
Subcommittee on Water and Power, United States Senate