Chellie Pingree has represented the Portland area and southern coast in the House since 2009.
From 2003 until 2006, Pingree was the President and CEO of Common Cause, where she focused on promoting net neutrality, mandatory voter-verified paper ballots, and a national popular vote. Pingree is known as an advocate for diplomacy-first American foreign policy, having opposed war with Iraq as far back as 1992.
Pingree is a member of the Appropriations Committee and the Committee on Agriculture. She is also a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
Rep. Pingree has been a JStreetPAC endorsee since 2008, her first run for Congress and JStreetPAC’s first cycle of endorsements. She has remained a champion of J Street’s issues on the Hill and consistently supports the vast majority of J Street's legislative agenda. She was an early co-sponsor of H.R. 326, which put Congress on the record reaffirming support for the two-state solution and opposing annexation and settlement expansion.