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Part Two The Maine Constitution and Commentary, Art.IV, Part Second Senate

From: The Maine State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Marshall J. Tinkle

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 July 2021

The Senate shall consist of an odd number of Senators, not less than 31 nor more than 35, elected at the same time and for the same term as Representatives by the qualified electors of the districts into which the State shall be from time to time divided. This provision establishes the number of senators who, like members of the House, serve two-year terms beginning in December after the general election. The current formulation comes from Amendment CX, which took effect in 1969. This section originally fixed the number of senators between 20 and 31. The number...
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