The state of Maine is one of the 50 states in the United States of America. Up until 1820 it was a part of Massachussets. The first Governor of the state of Maine was William King. Maine is known to support independants and 3 paty canidates in elections. The state has had two independant governor, James Longley, and Angus King. Maine has had a total of 73 governors, 6 were a part of the Democratic-Republican, 1 National Republican, 3 Whigs, 24 Democrats, and 37 Republicans. In the southern part of Maine there is a lot of tourism compared to upstate maine. Upstate is mostly forest and in someplaces almost impossible to pass.