Upcoming Elections in Maine

2016 Election Dates and Deadlines

November 8,2016 - General election Day
Voter Registration deadline - By Mail: Last day for by-mail registration to vote in General Election. October 18,2016
Voter Registration Ends: Last day to register to vote in person for General Election. (same day as election) November 8,2016
Absentee Ballot return deadline : Last day for absentee ballot to be received for the General Election. voted absentee ballots must be received by the municipal clerk by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. November 8,2016

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Can I Take Time Off For Voting?

Time off to vote is subject to the employer. Maine state law does not require employers to grant time off to vote for employees.

Voting At The Polls On Election Day

No identification required at the poll

  • All voters who appear at a polling place are not required to show proof of identification

Where do I go to vote?

  • Every town and city has its own places where people vote - called voting places or "the polls". You can call your town office or city hall to find out where you vote, or use the online Voter Information Lookup service . Voting places open between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., depending on the population of the town. Local officials can give you the exact opening time for your community. All voting places close at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

What hours are the polls open?

  • For municipalities with a population of 500 or more - the polls can open between 6:00 am and 8:00 am.
  • For municipalities with a population of less than 500 - the polls can open between 6:00 am and 10:00 am.
  • Local officials can give you the exact opening time for your municipality.
  • All voting places close at 8:00 pm on Election Day.

How do I mark a ballot?

  • Each ballot tells you how to mark your choices. If you have a question, ask an election official. If you make a mistake, fold your ballot and give it to an election official. The election official will give you another ballot.
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Poll Hours: 6:00 AM-8:00 PM

For municipalities with a population of 500 or more – the polls can open between 6:00 am and 8:00 am.
For municipalities with a population of less than 500 – the polls can open between 6:00 am and 10:00 am. Local officials can give you the exact opening time for your municipality. All voting places close at 8:00 pm on Election Day.

How can I find my polling location?

If you do not know where your polling place is,you can use www.maine.gov to Find election related information based on your home address. This information includes the location of your voting place, the candidates that will appear on your ballot and more. If you have any issues or questions, please contact your County Clerk

Am I eligible To Vote in Maine?

Most States require citizens to be registered in order to vote. Make sure you understand the voter registration requirements of your State of residence. Check if you are eligible to vote in Maine

How/Where Do I Register To Vote in Maine?

Do you know how or where to register to vote in Maine? Click here for more information

What's on Maine ballot in 2016

Do you know what you are voting for in 2016? Click here to see what will be on the statewide and local ballots

Who Can Vote in Primaries in Maine?

Primary elections are one means by which a political party nominates candidates for the next general election. Check if you are eligible to vote in Primary Elections in Maine

Can I Register To Vote At The Polls On Election Day?

Do you know if Maine if one of the States that allow voters to register at the polls on Election day? Click here for more information

Am I eligible To Vote Absentee Ballot in Maine?

Most States allow voters to vote using an absentee ballot under certain circumstances. Do you know if you are eligible to vote absentee ballot and how to vote absentee ballot in Maine? Check on the requirements for requesting and returning an absentee ballot

If My Address Has Changed Do I Need To Re-register To Vote?

When you register to vote, your voter registration is linked to your residential address. When registered voters move, they are supposed to update their registration records with election officials before voting Check if you need to re-register to vote

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