Absentee Ballots

 Next Election:  Presidential Election and Municipal Election is November November 3, 2020. You can begin to request absentee ballots as of August 10th, but ballots will not be available for mail or pick up until 30 days before the election (around October 5th). Information for online and other options to request is below under "Methods to Get An Absentee"

Sample Ballots and Election information

Video on how to absentee vote in Maine (from SOS)

Hours for Voter Registration/Absentee Voting

Voter registration hours for new registrations, enrollments, and any address or name changes will be Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m, Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Town Clerk’s Office. The Clerk’s Office will hold extended voter registration hours:

  • Extended Hours for Voter Registration and Absentee Voting Only: You will be able to absentee vote by written or in person up to and on election day. We encourage you to go to the polls on election day if you are voting in person as there is limited numbers of people allowed in town hall and limited staff there to help as most staff is at the polls. Request can not be taken after Thursday, October 29th. 

Methods to Get Absentee Ballots

  • Voter calls the Clerk’s Office to request a ballot at 207-725-6658. 
  • Voter or immediate family member completes an Absentee Application (PDF)and either:
    • Mails to:
      Town Clerk
      85 Union Street
      Brunswick, ME 04011
    • Faxes to Town Clerk at 207-725-6663
    • Delivers to Town Clerk’s Office
  • Voter requests an Absentee Ballot online. The Ballot can be mailed back or delivered in person directly to the clerk. This service is provided by the Secretary of State. 
  • Voter can give written permission for an unrelated 3rd person to obtain the ballot. Please call 207-725-6658 for more information or email the Town Clerk.

Absentee ballots will be available 30 days before an election, but you may request them up to 90 days before an election if you wish them to be mailed to you upon arrival. Additional information on absentee ballots is available from the State of Maine website.

Methods to Return Absentee Ballots

Mail to Town Clerk's office, OR Drop off in the Ballot Drop Off Box at Town Hall (Available 24 hours a day) OR drop off with Town Clerk's Office regular business hours