Current News

Secretary Dunlap releases absentee voting animation, video message for July 14 primary
June 5, 2020
Towns of South Bristol, Bremen, Sweden and Indian Township join Rapid Renewal Service 
May 29, 2020
Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap to reopen Bureau of Motor Vehicles by appointment
May 28, 2020
Sec. Dunlap: Most vehicles required to register by July 11 per updated executive order
May 28, 2020
Maine State Archives offers grants for preservation of archival collections
May 27, 2020
Towns of Weld, Waldoboro, join Rapid Renewal Service
May 22, 2020
Public comment period now open on wording of energy corridor ballot question
May 22, 2020
Towns of Baileyville, Somerville, Pittsfield join Rapid Renewal Service 
May 8, 2020
Secretary Dunlap announces winners of 2020 Maine Constitution Essay and Poster Contest
May 5, 2020
Otisfield, Bridgewater, Penobscot join Rapid Renewal Service
May 1, 2020
Seven more towns join Rapid Renewal Service

April 27, 2020
Secretary Dunlap announces order of bond questions on July ballot
April 21, 2020
Secretary Dunlap to determine order of bond questions on July ballot
April 17, 2020
Secretary Dunlap issues amended decision on energy transmission project citizens’ initiative 
April 6, 2020
Towns of Albion and Troy now offering Rapid Renewal Service 
April 3, 2020
Sec. Dunlap: BMV-issued licenses, State IDs extended during emergency
March 27, 2020
Towns of Starks, Maxfield, South Thomaston, Rangeley Plantation now offering Rapid Renewal Service 
March 27, 2020
Sec. Dunlap: CDLs, registrations extended during emergency; Real ID enforcement delayed
March 24, 2020
Maine Bicentennial Commission awards $432K in second round of community grants
March 20, 2020
Town of Castine now offering Rapid Renewal Service
March 18, 2020
Secretary Dunlap closes all Bureau of Motor Vehicle offices
March 17, 2020
State Archives, CEC to reduce social interaction
March 16, 2020
Kennebunk BMV branch temporarily closed
March 16, 2020
BMV mobile unit visits suspended to minimize potential for virus exposure
March 13, 2020
Statehood Day ceremony in Augusta postponed due to COVID-19 precautions
March 12, 2020
Secretary Dunlap suggests use of BMV online services to promote public health
March 11, 2020
Secretary Dunlap, Commissioner Figueroa to launch 2020 U.S. Census in Maine Thursday
March 9, 2020
Gov. Mills, Maine Bicentennial Commission to host Statehood Day ceremony in Augusta
March 9, 2020
Citizens’ initiative for energy transmission project found valid with 69,714 signatures
March 4, 2020
Secretary Dunlap to visit polling places during March 3 Special Referendum & Presidential Primary
February 28, 2020
Bureau of Motor Vehicles central office closed today due to heating system failure
February 21, 2020
Network upgrade will cause half-day closure of Portland BMV office
February 5, 2020
Secretary Dunlap receives petitions for energy transmission project citizens’ initiative
February 3, 2020
Secretary Dunlap issues correction to political mailing inaccuracy
January 28, 2020
Secretary Dunlap nominates McBrien for State Archivist
January 22, 2020
Town of Benton now offering Rapid Renewal Service
January 17, 2020
Secretary Dunlap announces results of 2019 Native American Essay Contest
January 16, 2020
Special election set to fill House District 128 seat
January 10, 2020

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