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Legislature, Senate Presidents

Senate Presidents Terms Since 1820

One-hundred thirteen people have served as Presidents of the Maine Senate since 1820.  Until 1880, terms were typically for one year only.  In 1880 the Maine Constitution was amended to provide for two-year terms for legislators instead of the one-year … Continue reading

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Senate, Maine

Maine Senate Districts for Elections 2004-2012

The Senate currently has 35 members, although the number has varied over the years. The President of the Senate presides over that body and is constitutionally eligible to act as Governor in the event of the chief executive’s disability or … Continue reading

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