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Guidance Documents for Elections During COVID-19

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

Accessible electronic absentee ballots are available to voters with disabilities.  Please visit the accessible absentee ballots webpage for more information.

November 2, 2021 - Referendum Election

Final ballot question for the Citizen’s Initiative entitled “An ActTo Require Legislative Approval of Certain Transmission Lines, Require Legislative Approval of Certain Transmission Lines and Facilities and Other Projects on Public Reserved Lands and Prohibit the Construction of Certain Transmission Lines in the Upper Kennebec Region”:

"Do you want to ban the construction of high-impact electric transmission lines in the Upper Kennebec Region and to require the Legislature to approve all other such projects anywhere in Maine, both retroactively to 2020, and to require the Legislature, retroactively to 2014,  to approve by a two-thirds vote such projects using public land?"

Link to Legislation

Once the Legislature has decided whether to send any bond issues, Constitutional Resolutions or other referenda questions to the voters in November, the final list of ballot questions will be posted on this page. 

Description of Referendum 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 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 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.

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