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Governor of Maine
Seal of the Governor of Maine.svg
Seal of the Governor
Janet Mills in 2019.jpg
Incumbent
Janet Mills

since January 2, 2019
Style The Honorable
Residence The Blaine House
Term length 4 years, renewable once
Inaugural holder William King
Formation March 15, 1820
Salary $70,000

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 current Governor of Maine is Janet Mills, a Democrat, who took office January 2, 2019.

The governor of Maine receives a salary of $70,000, which as of 2016 is the lowest by $20,000 of the 50 state governors.

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