Year of entry into union: 1820
Total electors: Four.
In 2016, three of them pledged to vote for Democratic nominees Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine, while one " Richard Bennett " pledged to vote for Republican candidates Donald Trump and Mike Pence.
How Maine votes: Blue. Maine has voted for the Democratic Party in all presidential elections since 1992.
Demographic breakdown: 94.8 percent White and 1.2 percent African-American.
Fun fact: In 2016, Maine split its electoral vote for the first time in its history, giving one of its four votes to Republican candidate Donald Trump. Such a split is allowed in no other state except Nebraska.