Elections & Voting
Maine has a long-standing tradition of outstanding civic involvement and voter turnout. Maine voter turnout has been among the highest in the nation during the past few presidential elections.
Maine Election Information
Current Election Information
- Maine Elections Division
This division of the Secretary of State's Office is responsible for overseeing state elections.
- Maine Elections FAQ
Answers to common questions about voting, absentee ballots, and voter registration in Maine. Candidates, ballot details, and election day information.
- Maine Voter Information Lookup
Find your polling place and the candidates who will be on your ballot in the November election.
- Candidate’s Guide
Everything you need to know: What political offices are available, petitioning, requirements, restricted activities, political signs, campaign finance reporting. Voter Rights
Maine has one of the most accessible voting processes in the country.
- Qualifying Contributions for Maine Clean Election Act Candidates Online Service
You can use this service to support a candidate seeking public financing by making a $5 qualifying contribution, and support the Maine Clean Election Act program by making a general donation in any amount.
- Voter Registration
- Absentee Voting
Information about absentee voting. Use the online Absentee Ballot Request service for an absentee ballot application that can be filled on screen, then printed, signed, and mailed to your municipal clerk.
- Maine Ethics & Election Practices
Learn about Maine's regulation of campaign practices and ethics in elections, including the Clean Election Act.
- Vote in Honor of a Veteran
Order a button for election day to honor a veteran, read tributes to veterans, or submit your own tribute to a veteran.
- Literacy Volunteers of Maine
Literacy Volunteers of Maine, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Maine, has produced a non-partisan Easy to Read Voter Guide for Maine voters.
Citizen Ballot Initiatives & People’s Veto