Find the answer to questions the people you talk to have in the links below, or let people know the websites if they want to search for it themselves.
General from League of Women Voters: www.lwvme.org/VoteInMaine
- Includes the following subjects (all linked from the website above): Voter Eligibility • Student Voting • Register to Vote • Polling Place • Absentee Voting • Early Voting • Voter Rights • Party Enrollment
- Information about: https://www.lwvme.org/AbsenteeGuide
- Available in multiple languages
- Request: https://apps.web.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl
- Request an absentee ballot from your Town Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on October 29.
- Absentee ballots must be received by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day to be counted
- Lookup by address: www.maine.gov/portal/government/edemocracy/voter_lookup.php
- There is no deadline to register in person, you can register the day of the election
- Click here to find your Town Clerk’s address. You can register in person at your town office up to and including on Election Day.
- If you register by mail, your registration must be received by the City Clerk by October 19th
- You can also print off the voter registration application here.
Ranked Choice Voting: https://www.lwvme.org/RCV
- Will be used for the US Senate and US House.
- It may be sued for US President, but there are some legal challenges still pending
- Not used for Maine State Representatives or local candidates
- Except for Portland which uses it for local elections
Disability Rights Maine Voting Rights Hotline
- For Questions about voting access in Maine
- Hotline: 800-452-1948
General information from Vote Maine: https://www.votemaine.com/
- Entire website available in French and Spanish
- Helpful FAQ: https://www.votemaine.com/faq
Voter Protection Hotline: Call or text with any questions or issues you have with voting:
- English: (207) 990-0788 // Arabic: (207) 489-4401 // French: (207) 489-4402
Online form: www.votemaine.com/voter-hotline