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Former NASCAR driver Austin Theriault to face Jared Golden in Maine’s 2nd District

June 12, 2024

Former NASCAR driver Austin Theriault has won the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden this fall in Maine’s closely watched 2nd Congressional District.

Austin Theriault wins Maine GOP primary for chance to unseat Jared Golden

June 12, 2024

“The reality is that Jared Golden and [President] Joe Biden have failed us, and we see the results every day,” Theriault said in a statement. “The 2nd District is falling farther and farther behind, and that’s not acceptable to me.”

Former NASCAR driver Austin Theriault wins GOP nomination in Maine’s 2nd District

June 12, 2024

Theriault says this is for working people across the state and now is the time to put people over politics.

State Rep. Austin Theriault, one of Golden’s Republican opponents, said the congressman should condemn some of his more progressive colleagues.

October 13, 2023

Growing left-wing split on Israel and Palestine shows itself in Maine by Michael Shepherd Wednesday’s pro-Palestine rally in Portland’s Monument Square that led to rebukes from big-name Maine politicians was an example of a long-term trend of diminishing sympathy toward Israel on the American left. This is something that has been measured in polling over the last decade or […]

State Rep. Austin Theriault, R-Fort Kent, who is challenging Golden in the 2024 race for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, blasted Golden for not calling out his party’s association with the Democratic Socialists of America.

October 13, 2023

Maine DSA Stages Pro-Hamas Rally in Portland, Calls Terror Attacks on Israel “Morally and Legally Legitimate” Hamas Terrorism Exposes Anti-Semitism of Extreme Left BY EDWARD TOMIC OCTOBER 12, 2023 UPDATED:OCTOBER 12, 2023 SHARE As the death toll in the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict continues to rise, the Maine Democratic Socialists of America (Maine DSA) and the Communist […]

Former NASCAR driver enters race to dethrone Jared Golden in Maine’s 2nd District

September 25, 2023

Theriault’s candidacy has been anticipated for some time because of his public profile from NASCAR and his backing by national Republican leaders.

Former NASCAR driver launches bid for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District

September 25, 2023

Austin Theriault is hoping to unseat Rep. Jared Golden WMTW ABC 8 | Adam Bartow Executive Producer FORT KENT, Maine — Current Maine State Representative and former NASCAR driver Austin Theriault launched his campaign Monday for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District seat. Theriault, who was born and raised in Fort Kent, is hoping to unseat Rep. Jared […]

Ex-NASCAR driver Austin Theriault running to unseat Democratic Rep. Jared Golden in Maine

September 25, 2023

NASCAR driver-turned-politician Austin Theriault announced Monday that he’s entering the Republican primary seeking an opportunity to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden in what’s expected to be one of the country’s most competitive 2024 House races.

NASCAR Driver Austin Theriault Files Bid For Maine’s Battleground U.S. House Seat

September 25, 2023

Theriault is running to fight and WIN for struggling Mainers under attack from out-of-touch, out-of-state elites

Theriault has deep roots in the district & a track record of success

Former NASCAR driver seeks to outpace Jared Golden

September 25, 2023

Austin Theriault of Fort Kent enters 2nd Congressional District race