Helpful Voting Links — Maine
Don't miss your next election! You may register to vote with valid ID on Election Day. Preregistration is recommended. The presidential primary election will be March 3, 2020. Maine voters previously affiliated with a party must make sure their registration is up to date with the party affiliation of their choice by February 17, 2020 to participate. New and previously unaffiliated voters may register and declare their party through election day.
- Register to Vote
- Check your registration status
- State Election Website
- State Election Dates
- Find your Polling Place
- See Your Ballot
- Absentee Ballot Instructions
- Request an Absentee Ballot
- Felon Voting Laws
- Call the Election Office: (207) 624-7736
- County Election Offices
- County Government Information
Primary/Caucus Info — Maine
In 2020, Maine will transition from holding a caucus to a primary system presidential preference elections. In order to participate existing Maine voters who have previously been registered with another party must make sure they are affiliated with their party of choice fifteen days before the election. The party affiliation date is February 17, 2020.
New voters and those previously unaffiliated may register to vote and declare their party up to the election day, including in person at the polling location.
What's on the ballot?
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
See Where Your Elected Officials Stand — Maine
Voter ID Requirements — Maine
What forms of ID are acceptable?
- A government-issued photo ID document or credential, including, but not limited to, a current and valid U.S. passport military ID, driver’s license, or state identification
- A government-issued identification document without a photograph, including, but not limited to, a certified birth certificate or a signed social security card
- Official document confirming eligibility for public benefits, a bank statement, a utility bill, government check, a paycheck or other government document that shows your name and current address
Early & Absentee Voting — MaineRequest an Absentee Ballot
Early Voting Dates: (2020 TBD)
You can vote in person at your municipal clerk's office from (2020 TBD) at 8 p.m., using an absentee ballot. No excuse required.
To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than (2020 TBD). Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by election day.