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Absentee Ballots Available for Request for Nov. 8 Elections

GORHAM, ME (September 16, 2022) — Absentee ballots are now available for request for the November 8, 2022 Annual Municipal Election and State Election. You may request an absentee ballot by

visiting, or by calling the Town Clerk’s office at 222-1670, and one will be sent to you when available.

Absentee ballots must be returned no later than 8pm on Election Day.  You can return your ballots by mail (two stamps required) or drop them off in the Ballot Box at the Municipal Center.

You may also return you ballots in person to the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours.

How Do I Register to Vote?

By mail: Click here to complete an application and then print it out and mail it to the Town Clerk’s office.  Mailed applications must be received by Oct. 18 to vote in the general election.

In person: Pick up a registration application or return a completed one to the Town Clerk’s Office  You can also pick up an application from any Bureau of Motor Vehicles branch office or in most state and federal social services offices. But if you try to register through another government agency within 30 days of an election, you’ll be warned that your registration might not make it to the registrar in time and that you should instead register in person. You can also register to vote at the polls on Election Day.

Important Dates:

August 8 – Absentee ballots may be requested  

We will mail your ballot to you once absentee ballots arrive (around October 8) 

October  11– Absentee voting begins

If you requested your ballot, we will mail it to you.  If you would like to vote absentee in person, you may do so at the Town City Clerk’s office , starting Tuesday, October 11 and any time the Town Clerk’s office is open:  Monday-Wednesday, 8:00am-4:00pm, Thursday, 8:00-6:30 and Friday, 8:00-1:00. 

October 18 – Last day for Registrar’s office to receive mail-in voter cards

After this date, voter registration changes and enrollments must be done in person 

Beginning October 24 thru November 3

You may vote absentee in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Center, October 24-October 28; Monday – Wednesday, 8:00am-4:00pm, Thursday, 8:00am-6:30pm, Friday, 8:00am-1:00p, and October 31-November 3; Monday-Wednesday, 8:00am-4:00pm, Thursday, 8:00am-7:00pm.

November 3 – Last day an absentee ballot may be requested without special circumstances 

November 8 — Election Day!  All polling places will be open from 7:00am-8:00pm.   

Absentee ballots must be returned to the Town Clerk’s Office by 8:00pm on Election Day. New voters may register to vote and vote at the polling place on Election Day. 

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