Governor of Maine facts for kids
|Governor of Maine|
Seal of the Governor
|Residence||The Blaine House|
|Term length||4 years, renewable once|
|Inaugural holder||William King|
|Formation||March 15, 1820|
The Governor of Maine is the chief executive of the State of Maine. Before Maine was admitted to the Union in 1820, Maine was part of Massachusetts and the Governor of Massachusetts was chief executive.
The governor of Maine receives a salary of $70,000, which as of 2016[update] is the lowest by $20,000 of the 50 state governors.
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