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about this state

Maine! Today's political climate today is a lot like your coastline -- rocky and jagged. Hopefully one day it'll be like your lobster rolls, buttery and delicious! What would a buttery political climate look like? We're not sure, but it's probably good. You have a bunch of consequential local elections this year, and we’re all pulling for you and your lobsters. Here’s everything you need to know to be a voter this year.


Do I have an election this year?

Yes! This year you have elections for local positions and referenda (see how we got that Latin plural right?) in November. Some muncipalities may also have elections in June, so you should call your local elections office or click below to find out if you have a June election and what's on your ballot.


Key Dates

Oct 10 – Nov 2

Early Voting

Oct 18

Voter Registration Deadline (online/by mail)

Oct 24

Rcommended Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Nov 2

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Nov 7

Voter Registration Deadline (in person)

Nov 7

Absentee Ballot Submission Deadline (received by)

Nov 7

Election Day

Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    Go to to check your registration or get registered. We're working with BallotReady to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up

  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Yes! But why wait? Do it now. Do it do it do it dooo itdoitdoitdoit

    DO IT
  • Can I vote by mail?

    Yes! You can request your ballot by November 2, and return it by November 7. The earlier, the better!

    Request your ballot
  • Can I vote early in-person?

    Yes! To find out more details about your early voting site, you should contact your municipal clerk.

  • Do I need an ID to vote?

    Nope! If you want more information, you can read more from VoteRiders.

  • What if I'm voting on Election Day?

    Double check your polling location!



  • Find the details on accessible voting in your state, including early voting, Election Day voting, mail voting, and accessible mail voting tools for people with print disabilities.

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  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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