Maine, the largest of the six New England states, lies at the northeastern corner of the country. Maine became the 23rd state on March 15, 1820, as part of the Missouri Compromise, which allowed Missouri to enter the union as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
Maine House of Representatives
The Maine House consists of 151 individuals, (Democrats, Republicans, Green Independent, Independent and Common Sense Independent), plus seats for three nonvoting members representing the Penobscot Nation, the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians.
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The Maine House consists of 151 individuals, (80 Democrats, 68 Republicans,
and currently 1 Vacancy)
Plus seats for three nonvoting members representing the Penobscot Nation, the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians. Each House member is elected to a two-year term and represents a district which has approximately 9,000 people as of the 2020 census. Their occupations range from teachers to lawyers to health care professionals. They all have one thing in common – they have given up part of their private lives to serve the people of Maine in the Legislature.
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Roll Call Statistics
In accordance with House Rule 401.12, “A member who is in the House when a question is put shall vote, unless the presiding officer for reasons excuses that member.” You can find all roll call votes from the current Legislature on this page as well as links to archived roll call votes from previous Legislatures.
On this page you will find many documents created and distributed by the Clerk of the House including, but not limited to, the House Calendar, the Legislative Report and the House Record. You will also find links to the Laws of Maine, the Maine Revised Statutes and the Maine Constitution.
The Legislature convenes for its first regular session on the first Wednesday of December, following the general election. The statutory adjournment date for the first regular session is the third Wednesday in June. The second regular session begins on the first Wednesday after the first Tuesday of January in the subsequent even-numbered year, and has a statutory adjournment date of the third Wednesday in April.
Joint Standing Committees 131st.pdf
Current Session Highlights
The First Regular Session of the 131st Maine Legislature convened on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
The First Regular Session of the 131st Maine Legislature adjourned sine die on Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 11:05 p.m.
The First Special Session of the 131st Maine Legislature convened on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m.
The First Special Session of the 131st Maine Legislature adjourned sine die on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at 4:57 a.m.
The Second Regular Session of the 131st Maine Legislature convened on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, at 10:00 a.m.