Welcome to the Department of the Secretary of State


In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day all Secretary of State offices will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019.

As you browse through our website, you will find a very diverse Department with three distinct bureaus - the Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions, the Maine State Archives and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles . While each bureau has unique duties in the services and information it provides to the citizens of Maine, they all share the Department's goals of ensuring customer satisfaction and providing quality services. [Read more about the Department]

Information about REAL ID in Maine

What's New in the Department

Secretary Dunlap announces results of 2018 Native American Essay Contest
Special election set to fill District 124 House seat
Secretary Dunlap announces final cost of CD2 recount
Libertarian Party loses party status; members now unenrolled
Recount of CD2 ranked-choice election terminated by requesting candidate

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