Asked in Maine, Sculpting, US Congress
Who represents Maine in the Statuary Hall of the US Capital?
William King, First Governor of Maine and the man most responsible for Maine becoming a US State, and Hannibal Hamlin, State Governor, Representative, US Senator and the fifteenth Vice President of the United States. ...
What states have a lieutenant governor?
43 states have a lieutenant-governor. 25 are elected with the governor and 18 are elected separately. Arizona, Arkansas, Maine, Mass., New Hampshire and Oregon do not have a lieutenant-governor. ...
Asked in Politics and Government
How long is the term of office for the governor of Maine?
The Governor of Maine is elected to 4 year terms, and is limited to serving not more than two consecutive terms. Republican Paul LePage was elected to this office in 2010. ...
Asked in Maine, US Governors, Same-Sex Marriage
Has any governor of Maine ever vetoed a bill that would have legalized same-sex civil unions in that state?
No. The Maine state legislature has never passed a bill that would legalize civil unions and, as a result, no governor of Maine has ever had the opportunity to sign or veto such a bill. ...
Asked in Maine, US Constitution, Government
How does Maine's government work and is it the same as other states' governments?
Not sure I understand the question correctly, but I will try to answer. The State of Maine has a governor, a state legislature consisting of a House of Representatives and Senate, and a judicial court system of District, Superior, and Supreme Courts. Maine does not have a Lieutenant Governor or Assistant Governor. ...