COVID Guidance

The Elections Division has provided the documents below to municipal clerks and registrars for the Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 General Election.  These documents describe the provisions and procedures in place for managing both in-person and absentee voting during the current State of Civil Emergency.

Executive Order 8 FY 20/21 -- PDF
Memo on Executive Order 8 - PDF
COVID Checklist for ME Elections - PDF
Guidance on Election Procedures for the November 3, 2020 General Election - PDF
Guidance on Issuing Absentee Ballots and Absentee Voting in the Clerk’s Office - PDF
Instructions re Curing Absentee Ballot Defects - PDF - REVISED 10/20/020
Guidance for Conducting Absentee Voting at Licensed Facilities - PDF

Additional Guidance for Elections

Supplemental Guidance on Absentee Voting - PDF - REVISED 10/13/2020
Memo on Powers and Duties of Wardens - PDF
Memo on Apparel with Political Message - PDF