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.)
Application for Absentee Ballot – November 3, 2020 General Election
The Online Absentee Ballot Request Service is now available for the Nov. 3, 2020 election, allowing voters to fill out the absentee ballot application form online. This service will send the completed form to your municipal clerk, who will then email you a confirmation of receipt.
You can also print the absentee ballot application form as a Fillable PDF or Word document, and then mail or deliver the completed form directly to the Municipal Clerk or Registrar of Voters in the municipality where you live. (See the link to the Listing of Municipal Clerks/Registrars below.)
Absentee ballots will become available and will be provided to voters beginning in early October.
Listing of Municipal Clerks and Registrars and Office Addresses
Information about Absentee Voting
Beginning October 2, 2020 an accessible absentee ballot is available to voters with disabilities.
Municipalities Processing Absentee Ballots Prior to Election Day (xls) – As of October 27, 2020
General Election Candidate Listing (xls) - As of September 15, 2020
Androscoggin County Commissioner District 2 Special Election Candidate Listing (xls) - As of August 28, 2020
Declared Write-in Candidates (xls) - As of September 4, 2020 Filing Deadline
Candidate Withdrawals after the July 14, 2020 Primary - PDF format - As of September 15, 2020
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 three qualified parties: Democratic, Green Independent 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 2020 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