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Maine voter registration guide

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Maine voter registration deadlines

  • Register to vote (online): N/A
  • Register to vote (by mail): Received by October 19, 2020
  • Register to vote (in person): Received by November 3, 2020

Check your Maine voter registration status

  • If you can't remember if you're registered to vote, or you want to make sure your information is correct, you can check your Maine registration by contacting your Local Election Office.
  • If you're not registered to vote, or you need to update your voter registration information, follow the instructions below.

Maine voter registration rules

To register in Maine you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States
  • be a resident of Maine and the municipality where you want to vote
  • 17 years old to register and at least 18 to vote. If you are 17, you may vote in a primary if you will turn 18 by the General Election.

Register to vote by mail in Maine

  1. Download and fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
  2. Box 6 - ID Number: Enter your Maine driver's license number. If you don't have one, enter the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number. If you don't have either number, write "NONE" in this space.
  3. Box 7 - Choice of Party: You must register with a party if you want to take part in that party’s primary election, caucus, or convention (unless otherwise permitted by a political party).
  4. Box 8 - Race or Ethnic Group: Leave blank.
  5. Print, date, and sign the form. If you do not have a printer, you can print the form out at any local library. If you do not have a stamp, you can buy one from any grocery store: just ask the cashier to sell you one.
  6. Mail your voter registration form to the mailing address below. For faster delivery, send the form directly to your Local Election Office.
  7. Your voter registration form must be received by October 19, 2020

Register to vote in person in Maine

  1. Contact your Local Election Office to find where to register to vote in person.
  2. Maine voters must provide their Maine driver's license number, state ID number, or the last four digits of their social security number with their voter registration application. Voters must also physically show a valid document with their name and address, such as their driver's license, bank statement, or utility bill.

Local Election Office

Contact your Local Election Office if you have questions about Maine voter registration.

Statewide election office

This is the statewide agency that is ultimately responsible for Maine elections. You can contact them with questions, but your Local Election Office will probably respond faster.

Elections Division  
Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions  
101 State House Station  
Augusta, ME 04333‐0101