In-person absentee voting starts in Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (WMTW) - Voting has started in Maine. Some communities have already sent out absentee ballots, others will send them out this week.
Starting Monday, you can vote in-person absentee.
In Portland, voters can go to the City Clerk’s temporary office space in the Merrill Auditorium lobby by using the Myrtle Street entrance.
Hours are 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Clerk’s Office will offer late hours until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15 and Oct. 22, for ballot returns only.
On Thursday, Oct. 29, the City Clerk’s office will remain open until 7:00 p.m. for voter registration and in-person absentee voting.
In Lewiston, the City Clerk’s office early polling place is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., until Oct. 30.
The city will have extended hours until 7 p.m. Oct. 14, 22, and 27. Voting hours will also be available Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon, and until 5 p.m. Oct. 30.
Voters in other communities should check with their local city or town clerk for specific times and locations.
The last day to in-person absentee vote in Maine is Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. Everyone is asked to wear a mask when in-person voting.
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