Paul LePage

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Paul LePage
74th Governor of Maine
In office
January 5, 2011 – January 2, 2019
Preceded byJohn Baldacci
Succeeded byJanet T. Mills
50th Mayor of Waterville
In office
Preceded byNelson Madore
Succeeded byDana Sennett
Personal details
Paul Richard LePage

(1948-10-09) October 9, 1948 (age 74)
Lewiston, Maine, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Ann LePage
ResidenceBlaine House
Alma materHusson College
University of Maine, Orono

Paul Richard LePage (born October 9, 1948) is an American businessman and Republican Party politician. He served as the 74th Governor of Maine from 2011 to 2019.

In April 2020, LePage announced his candidacy for governor, running against Governor Janet T. Mills in the 2022 election.[1] He lost the election in November 2022.

He was the mayor of Waterville from 2003 to 2011, and was a city councilor prior to that.[2] He worked as general manager of the 14-store discount chain Marden's Surplus and Salvage from 1996 until 2011.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Paul LePage says 'I am going to challenge Janet Mills' in 2022". Bangor Daily News. April 29, 2020. Retrieved April 29, 2020.
  2. "The early years: Paul LePage - The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram". The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram. 2014-07-20. Retrieved 2016-10-19.

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