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Elections 2020

Post-Election Update

Celebrate democracy! Every election, we get the chance to shape our democracy with our vote. Even through the stresses that 2020 has brought, the League encourages you to take a moment to celebrate our democracy. What a beautiful thing it is.

Delayed results: As we wait for votes to be counted, we know that this waiting period is exactly what should be happening. Some states, such as Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, do not allow election workers to process, then count, ballots until Election Day. Opening the envelopes, checking each signature, and then counting each mail-in ballot will take time. 

Voted in person on Election Day? Fill out our quick survey and let us know about the experience. 

Voted early via absentee? Fill out our quick survey here

 

Effects of Coronavirus on Elections & Civic Engagement

Have questions about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting upcoming elections? Visit our FAQ page for the most up-to-date information. 

 

General and Special Referendum Election, November 3, 2020

In this statewide election, Maine voters will be voting for the offices of President of the United States, U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress, Maine State Senate, and Maine State House.

We will use Ranked Choice Voting in the federal elections for U.S. Senator,  U.S. Congress and President of the U.S. We will not use Ranked Choice Voting in the elections for Maine State Senate or Maine State House. Read more about ranked choice voting here

Sample ballots for the November 3, 2020 General Election:

York RCV Congressional District 1 Sample Ballot

Abbot RCV Congressional District 2 Sample Ballot

 

Help ME Vote Facebook Page

This is staffed by experienced volunteers who can can answer things like:

  + How do I register to vote?
  + How does absentee voting work?
  + What might be on my ballot?
  + How does Ranked Choice Voting work?

We are monitoring frequently-asked questions and following up on situations that require intervention at the town or state level to ensure voters are getting accurate information and are able to vote. 

Click here to join the "Help ME Vote" Facebook page. This group is public and open to everyone. You do not have to join the group in order to few posts and previous questions.