Upcoming Elections

How will COVID-19 prevention measures affect my in-person voting experience?

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

New image Beginning October 2, 2020 an accessible absentee ballot is available to voters with disabilities.


March 9, 2021 - Special Election for State Senate District 14

List of Candidates Appearing on Ballot - as of 1/8/2021 filing deadline     XLS

Request your absentee ballot online

Absentee Ballot Request Form -    Fillable PDF    -    Word

Governor's Proclamation of the Vacancy


November 2, 2021 - Potential Referendum Election

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.


Contact the Elections Division

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