Voter Registration & Elections
The State Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. As this is a primary election, voters must be enrolled in a political party to participate.
Residents will be voting for United States Senator, Representative to Congress, State Senate, State Representatives and county offices. Party candidates who are elected on June 9, 2020, will qualify to be on the November ballot.
Voting will take place at the Cross Insurance Center on June 9, 2020 from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Voting will take place in the ballroom of the conference center rather than the arena floor. All voters will enter the building from the rotunda area on the corner of Buck and Main Street.
Absentee ballots may be obtained from the City Clerk's office beginning May 9, 2020. There will be no early absentee voting at the Cross Insurance Center.
Click here to view results of the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary and Special Referendum Election.
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 by requesting a ballot be sent by mail. Applications for an absentee ballot are available now at the City Clerk's office. The deadline for requesting an absentee ballot is Thursday, June 4, 2020.
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
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?
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
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