Voter Registration & Elections
Click here to view results of the November 6, 2018 election.
A special election will take place on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 for the purpose of electing a representative to fill the vacancy in House District 124. Only voters who reside within that district are eligible to vote on Election Day. Please contact the City Clerk's office at 992-4220 if you are not sure which House District you are in.
City Council & School Committee - Candidate Information
Nomination petitions for City Council and School Committee will be available beginning August 7, 2019.
For more detailed information, please see our Candidate Information page.
Ranked Choice Voting Information
Where do I vote?
All Bangor voters vote at the Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street, Bangor.
How can I get to the polls?
Did you know... you can ride on the Community Connector bus for free to the Cross Insurance Center to vote on Election Day? The Hampden bus can get you there and back. The Hampden bus departs Pickering Square at :15 past the hour and will arrive at the Cross Insurance Center at :23 past the hour. To return to downtown Bangor, riders can ride the bus from Hollywood Casino (across the street from the Cross Insurance Center). The bus is in the Hollywood Casino vicinity around :55 past the hour heading towards downtown Bangor. Just make sure to inform the bus driver that you will be going to vote and returning from voting and your ride will be free.
When can I vote?
Besides Election Day, Bangor voters can vote early, in-person, prior to an election.
Special Election for House District 124 will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the Cross Insurance Center. Voting hours on Election Day are 7 AM - 8 PM.
Absentee voting will take place at the City Clerk's office at City Hall, February 12, 2019 - March 7, 2019. There will be no early absentee voting at the Cross Insurance Center for this special election.
Where can I register to vote?
Voter Registration is available for new voters or for existing Bangor voters to change their address or name as follows:
- At the Cross Insurance Center on Election Day
- At the City Clerk's office in City Hall during regular business hours
I need an absentee ballot, how do I request one?
To request an absentee ballot:
- call the City Clerk's office at 992-4222
- write the City Clerk, 73 Harlow St., Bangor
- visit the City Clerk's office during regular business hours
- electronically, click here
To expedite your application, consider using the online absentee ballot application administered by the Secretary of State.
Can I review the ballots ahead of time?
The State of Maine provides a tool to look up voter information, including samples ballots:
Click here to view the sample municipal ballot for the November 6, 2018 election
Where can I review the election results?
Click here to view the Election Results
73 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401
First floor, City Hall
Monday – Friday; 8AM – 4:30 PM