Elections & Voter Registration

Municipal Elections
Municipal elections are held on the 2nd Tuesday in June. Any state elections and/or state referendums are held on the same day. This is the 1st day of the town’s annual bifurcated (2 part) town meeting. Open floor town meeting (2nd day of the bifurcated meeting) is the 2nd Thursday in June and is held at Rangeley Lakes Region School at 6 p.m. Occasionally there is a need to hold a special town meeting which will be announced according to statutory requirements.

Referendum Elections
Referendum elections are held to provide Maine’s citizens an opportunity to vote on people’s veto referenda, direct initiatives of legislation, bond issues, other referenda proposed by the legislature, and constitutional amendments. Referendum elections are an important part of the heritage of public participation in Maine.

Elections are held at the town office at 15 School Street from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. unless otherwise notified.

Registration
One may register to vote at the Town Hall during normal business hours and at the polls at all elections.

Absentee Ballots
Maine election law provides that an absentee ballot application may not be made available more than 3 months before the election for which the application will be used. Absentee ballots may be applied for at your local town office or via the Maine State Government Website.