Maine State Information
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On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.
Maine has a bicameral legislature with 35 Senators and 151 House members. There are also three non voting members representing the Penobscot nation, the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians.
Both seats are elected for a two-year term and are limited to four terms, eight years in each chamber.
To become a candidate for the Maine Legislature, you must be 21 years of age, a U.S. citizen for five years prior to the election, been a resident of Maine for one year and a resident of the district for at least 3 months prior to the election.
Legislative sessions begin on the first Wednesday in December following the General Election and must adjourn by the third Wednesday in June.
The second regular session convenes on the first Wednesday after the first Tuesday in January of subsequent even numbered years and must adjourn by the third Wednesday in April. These sessions can be extended.
The Democrats control both chambers and the governor's office.
To learn more about the Maine Legislature or to find your elected officials, follow the link below.