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Janet Mills
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75th Governor of Maine
Assumed office
January 2, 2019
Preceded by Paul LePage
55th and 57th Attorney General of Maine
In office
January 7, 2013 – January 2, 2019
Governor Paul LePage
Preceded by William Schneider
Succeeded by Aaron Frey
In office
January 6, 2009 – January 6, 2011
Governor John Baldacci
Preceded by Steven Rowe
Succeeded by William Schneider
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Janet Trafton Mills

(1947-12-30) December 30, 1947 (age 74)
Farmington, Maine, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Stanley Kuklinski
(m. 1985; died 2014)
Relatives Peter Mills (Brother)
Residence(s) Blaine House
Education Colby College
University of Massachusetts Boston (BA)
University of Maine School of Law (JD)

Janet Trafton Mills (born December 30, 1947) is an American politician. She is the 75th and current Governor of Maine. She is the first female Governor of Maine.

Before being elected governor, she is the Attorney General of Maine. She was first elected by the Maine State Legislature on January 6, 2009. Her second term began on January 3, 2015. She is the first woman to hold the position of State Attorney General in Maine.

Mills was born in Farmington, Maine. She studied at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Mills was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Maine in the 2018 Maine gubernatorial election winning the general election against Republican Shawn Moody.

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