Welcome to the Department of the Secretary of State


In observance of Memorial Day all Secretary of State offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 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]

Bicentennial Logo Maine 200

Bicentennial Flag Survey

Celebrating 200 Years of Statehood

Information about REAL ID in Maine

What's New in the Department

Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap unveils final design of Maine bicentennial flag
Gov. Mills applauds municipal clerks during annual elections conference
Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announces results of bicentennial flag design survey

Secretary Matthew Dunlap seeking public votes on Maine bicentennial flag design
Secretary Matthew Dunlap to participate in Alabama voting rights tour

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