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Elected and Appointed Officials In Maine

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List of Elected and Appointed Officials

Maine Current Partisan Composition

State Representatives(151)
State Senators(35)
US Representatives(2)
US Senators(2)
Lt. Governor
Att. General
Sec. Of State
State Elected Officials
Mike Thibodeau
Janet T. Mills,
Hon. Matt Dunlap
Maine U.S. Senators
US Senators(2)
Party affiliation:Independent
Senator Angus S., Jr.,King

Angus S., Jr.,King
Year of Birth: 1944

A Senator from Maine; born in Alexandria, Va., March 31, 1944;graduated Dartmouth College, B.A., 1966; graduated University of Virginia,J.D., 1969; lawyer; counsel, U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Alcoholism andNarcotics; television program host and co-producer; company executive; energyconservation company owner; governor of Maine 1995-2003; elected as anIndependent to the United States Senate in 2012 for the term ending January 3,2019.

Phone: Washington D.C.: (202) 224-5344

Party affiliation:Republican
Senator Susan M.,Collins

Susan M.,Collins
Year of Birth: 1952

A Senator from Maine; born in Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine,December 7, 1952; graduated from St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 1975;worked for United States Senator William S. Cohen 1975-1987, serving as staffdirector of the Senate Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on the Oversight ofGovernment Management 1981-1987; commissioner of the Maine Department ofProfessional and Financial Regulation 1987-1992; New England regional director,United States Small Business Administration 1992; served as deputy statetreasurer of Massachusetts, 1993; won an eight-way Republican primary to becomethe first woman nominated for governor of Maine in 1994, but lost generalelection; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1996;reelected in 2002, 2008, and again in 2014 for the term ending January 3, 2021;chair, Committee on Governmental Affairs (One Hundred Eighth Congress),Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (One Hundred NinthCongress); Special Committee on Aging (One Hundred Fourteenth Congress).

Phone: Washington D.C. Office:(202) 224-2523

Maine U.S. House Representatives
Congressional Districts : 1 , 2 ,
US House(2)
Congressional District : 1Democratic
Representative Representative Pingree, Chellie

Representative Pingree, Chellie
Year of Birth: 1955

A Representative from Maine; born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County,Minn., April 2, 1955; attended University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine,1973; B.A., College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine, 1979; farmer;businesswoman; member of the North Haven (Maine) board of assessors, 1981-1987,chairwoman, 1982-1983; member of the North Haven (Maine) planning board,1981-1991; member of the Maine state senate, 1992-2000, majority leader,1996-2000; unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate in 2002; electedas a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh and to the three succeedingCongresses (January 3, 2009-present).


Congressional District : 2Republican
Representative Representative Poliquin, Bruce

Representative Poliquin, Bruce
Year of Birth: 1953

A Representative from Maine; born in Waterville, Kennebec County,Maine, November 1, 1953; graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NewHampshire, 1972; A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1976; businessman;unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Maine in 2010; state treasurer of Maine,2010-2012; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in2012; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress (January3, 2015-present).


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