1972 United States House of Representatives elections in Maine

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One of the two Maine incumbents was re-elected and the other retired.

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Maine 1 Peter N. Kyros Democratic 1966 Incumbent re-elected. Peter N. Kyros (Democratic) 59.4%
L. Robert Porteous Jr. (Republican) 40.6%
Maine 2 William Hathaway Democratic 1964 Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
New member elected.
Republican gain.
William Cohen (Republican) 54.4%
Elmer H. Violette (Democratic) 45.6%

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