Upcoming Elections

Maine Voter Registration Application (revised 1/2020) –    Fillable PDF   -    Word

Instructions for completing the Maine Voter Registration Application

After completing and signing the voter registration application, voters are encouraged to mail it or deliver it directly to the Municipal Clerk or Registrar of Voters in the municipality where they live, to avoid delays in processing. (See the link to the Listing of Municipal Clerks/Registrars below.)

Listing of Municipal Clerks and Registrars and Office Addresses


Special Election for State Senate District 7 – June 14, 2022

A vacancy was created in State Senate District 7 when Louis J. Luchini, a member of the 130th Legislature, resigned on January 18, 2022.  On January 26, 2022, the Governor issued a Proclamation declaring the vacancy and setting June 14, 2022, as the date for the Special Election.  The filing deadline for candidates to be listed on the ballot was February 16, 2022. Write-in candidates must have filed a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy by February 23, 2022.

List of Candidates appearing on the ballot - as of February 23, 2022 filing deadline

Primary Election - June 14, 2022

List of Candidates Filing to Appear on Primary Ballot – as of March 15, 2022 Filing Deadline (Corrected April 15, 2022)

List of Declared Write-in Candidates - as of April 15, 2022 Filing Deadline

Candidates withdrawn or replaced

Information for Candidates

Description of Primary Election


General and Potential Referendum Election – November 8, 2022

List of Non-party Candidates Filing to Appear on General Election Ballot – as of 2 p.m.May 20, 2022

Information for Candidates

Description of General Election


Serve as a poll worker

Every town and city in Maine needs citizens like you to help administer the election. Visit the Maine Election Worker Recruitment webpage for more information about the qualifications, duties and benefits of helping your town at the polls on Election Day.


Maine Political Parties

Maine currently has four qualified parties: Democratic, Green Independent, Libertarian and Republican that may participate in primary elections. (Note: although some unenrolled candidates choose to designate themselves as “Independent,” there is no “Independent” party in Maine.) 


Ranked-choice Voting (RCV)

Ranked-choice voting will be used in the 2022 State Primary and General elections. Visit our RCV Resources page for more information about ranked-choice voting, including Frequently Asked Questions and sample ballots.


Contact the Elections Division

207-624-7650
cec.elections@maine.gov