Janet T. Mills

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Janet Mills
75th Governor of Maine
Assumed office
January 2, 2019
Preceded byPaul LePage
55th and 57th Attorney General of Maine
In office
January 7, 2013 – January 2, 2019
GovernorPaul LePage
Preceded byWilliam Schneider
Succeeded byAaron Frey
In office
January 6, 2009 – January 6, 2011
GovernorJohn Baldacci
Preceded bySteven Rowe
Succeeded byWilliam Schneider
Personal details
Janet Trafton Mills

(1947-12-30) December 30, 1947 (age 76)
Farmington, Maine, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Stanley Kuklinski
(m. 1985; died 2014)
RelativesPeter Mills (Brother)
ResidenceBlaine House
EducationColby College
University of Massachusetts Boston (BA)
University of Maine School of Law (JD)
WebsiteGovernment website
Campaign website

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.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Shepherd, Michael (June 20, 2018). "Mills wins Maine Democratic gubernatorial nomination after ranked-choice count". Bangor Daily News. Bangor, ME.