Voter Registration & Elections
Bangor's Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Voters will elect members to the City Council and School Committee. Voting will take place at the Cross Insurance Center on November 5, 2019. Early Absentee Voting will be held at the Cross Insurance Center October 28, 2019 through October 31, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Absentee ballots may also be obtained from the City Clerk's office beginning October 5, 2019.
Click here to view results of the June 11, 2019 special election.
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 by absentee ballot, in-person, prior to an election at Bangor City Hall or during Early Voting at the Cross Insurance Center from October 28, 2019 through October 31, 2019. The deadline for requesting an absentee ballot is Thursday, October 31, 2019.
Election Day voting is held at the Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main Street.
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
- At the Cross Insurance Center during Early Absentee Voting
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. This service is only available during State and Federal Elections.
Can I review the ballots ahead of time?
Yes! Click here to view the sample Municipal Ballot.
Click here to view the Council Order for the City Bond referenced in Referendum Question A.
Additionally, the State of Maine provides a tool to look up voter information, including samples ballots:
Where can I review the election results?
Click here to view the Election Results
73 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401
First floor, City Hall
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