Grand staircases, state-shaped pools, and a bowling alley in the basement: Here's what the governor's mansion looks like in every state
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Forty-five of the 50 United States have official mansions, which governors can live in rent-free while they are in office.

But the mansions aren't just a roof over their heads. These sprawling, beautiful, historic mansions are meant to evoke the pride of their states.

Arizona, Idaho, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont don't have designated mansions. They either give governors a housing stipend or nothing at all.

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