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The debating chamber of the Maine Senate in the State House in Augusta
The debating chamber of the Maine Senate in the State House in Augusta

The Maine Senate is the upper house of the Maine Legislature, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maine. The Senate consists of 35 members representing an equal amount of districts across the state. Unlike the lower House, the Senate does not set aside nonvoting seats for Native tribes. Image File history File links Maine_Senate. ... Image File history File links Maine_Senate. ... The Maine State House, located in Augusta, Maine, was completed in 1832, one year after Augusta became the capital of Maine. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... An upper house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the lower house. ... The Maine Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Maine. ... State legislatures are the lawmaking bodies of the 50 states in the United States of America. ... A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to as a state (although four officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, under the provisions of the United States Constitution form the United States of America. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house. ... Maines house of Representatives is part of the states legislature, the lower house, the other chamber being the Senate. ... An Aani (Atsina) named Assiniboin Boy. ...


The Senate meets at the Maine State House in Augusta. The Maine State House, located in Augusta, Maine, was completed in 1832, one year after Augusta became the capital of Maine. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ...

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Leadership

Unlike a fair share of U.S. states, the Senate's leadership does not stem from the Lieutenant Governor, as Maine has constitutionally abolished the office. The leadership instead falls in the hands of the Senate President. A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to as a state (although four officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, under the provisions of the United States Constitution form the United States of America. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


The Senate President is Betheda Edmonds. Beth Edmonds official Maine Senate photo Betheda Edmonds is a Democratic Party State Senator in Maine representing District 10, which includes the towns of Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell and Pownal. ...

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Make-up of the Senate

Affiliation Members
  Democratic Party 19
  Republican Party 16
 Total
35
 Government Majority
3
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