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GOP’s Collins Wins Maine Senate Contest as Democrat Concedes

  • Republican re-elected despite Trump losing state to Biden
  • Veteran senator defied polls, Democratic campaign effort
Susan Collins speaks in Bangor, Maine on Nov. 3.
Susan Collins speaks in Bangor, Maine on Nov. 3.Photographer: Scott Eisen/Getty Images
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Maine’s Republican Senator Susan Collins declared victory in the most serious challenge of her career after managing to distance herself from the controversies of President Donald Trump and hang on to some of her bipartisan appeal.

Her win largely quashes remaining hopes Democrats had for winning the Senate majority, even with four other races still yet to be called.