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Nicknamed "the Pine Tree State," Maine is located in the New England region of the Northeastern United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, New Hampshire, Quebec and New Brunswick. Maine is home to Acadia National Park.

The Constitution of Maine is the basic governing document of the state of Maine. It structures Maine's state government and is composed of three equal branches — the executive, legislative and judicial branches. Maine has two members of the U.S. Senate, two members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 153 members of the House of Representatives and 35 members of the State Senate.

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2014 elections in Maine

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External resources for the State of Maine

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National politics in Maine

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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Angus King
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IndependentU.S. Senate, Maine 2013January 3, 2019November 2018Link
Susan Collins
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Maine 1997January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014Link

Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Chellie Pingree
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Democratic PartyDistrict 1 2009January 3, 2015Link
Mike Michaud
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Democratic PartyDistrict 2 2003January 3, 2015Link

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The Pine Tree State
Capital:   Augusta
Motto:   Dirigo
Translation:   I direct
Population:   1.33 million
Area of state:   35,385 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1820
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