Elected and Appointed Officials In Maine
List of Elected and Appointed Officials
Maine Current Partisan Composition
- Governor Paul LePage
- Senate President
- Mike Thibodeau
- Attorney General
- Janet T. Mills,
- Secretary of State - Elected by Legislature
- Hon. Matt Dunlap
Angus S., Jr.,King
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.
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).
|Congressional District : 1||Democratic|
Representative Pingree, Chellie
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 : 2||Republican|
Representative Poliquin, Bruce
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).