Absentee (early) Voting in the State of Maine Room begins the week of October 11th, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday-Friday. Absentee voting ends on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016. On November 3 only, voting will remain open until 7:00 PM.
Request Absentee Ballots
If you would like to request an Absentee Ballot for the November 8th, 2016 General Election and you are already a registered voter in the City of Portland, you may do so online here.
Or you may print a request form from our website here. You can fax this request to 207-874-8612 or submit it via post-mail to:
City Clerk's Office- Rm. 203 389 Congress St. Portland, ME 04101
Or you may call our office Monday-Friday9:00am-4:30pm at 207-874-8677.
Register to Vote
If you would like to register to vote you may do so at the City Clerk’s Office in Room 203 here in City Hall. Portland residents may also register to vote on election day at their polling location.
The Department of City Clerk has three major functions:
Elections, Vital Records, and Custodian of the City Council Minutes.
The following services are provided:
Filing and Issuance of a Birth, Death, Marriage
Voter Registration and Election Information
Notary and Dedimus Services
The City Clerk's Office does not handle tax payments or auto registration and excise payments. For Tax Payments/Auto Registration, please visit: Treasury Office.
Portland, ME 04101