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Maine Oath of Office
The Maine Oath of Office is defined by Article IX, Section 1 of the Constitution of the State of Maine. It requires "Every person elected or appointed to either of the places or offices provided in this Constitution, and every person elected, appointed, or commissioned to any judicial, executive, military or other office under this State" to take the oath of office. The oath is actually two oaths:

I, (name) do swear, that I will support the Constitution of the United States and of this State, so long as I shall continue a citizen thereof. So help me God.
I (name) do swear, that I will faithfully discharge, to the best of my abilities, the duties incumbent on me as (office) according to the Constitution and laws of the State. So help me God.
Alternatively, an equivalent affirmation may be administered to those who do not wish to swear an oath:
I, (name) do affirm, that I will support the Constitution of the United States and of this State, so long as I shall continue a citizen thereof.
I, (name) do affirm, that I will faithfully discharge, to the best of my abilities, the duties incumbent on me as (office) according to the Constitution and laws of the State.


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