For Immediate Release
October 29, 2020
Contact: Lisa Goodwin, City Clerk
Bangor City Clerk – Hours of Operation for the Week of November 2-7, 2020
Bangor, Maine – The City Clerk’s office, located at the Cross-Insurance Center, will be closed to all non-election business on Tuesday, November 3,2020 and Wednesday, November 4, 2020, to count and process election ballots.
Bangor residents that would like to complete regular City Clerk services such as business licenses, marriage licenses, and birth certificates can do so on Monday, November 2, Thursday November 5, and Friday, November 6 during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Elections and in person voting for Bangor residents will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at the Cross-Insurance Center. Polls will be open 7:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m.
In an effort to minimize lines and maintain social distancing, voting will be split into two sections of the building. Voters with last names beginning with the letters A - L will vote in the arena and will enter the building through the Southwest Entrance.
Voters with last names beginning with M - Z will vote in the ballroom located in the conference center in the front of the building. These voters will enter the building at the rotunda entrance located at the corner of Main and Buck Streets.
Residents are encouraged to update their voter registration information or register to vote with the City Clerk's office prior to Election Day to help reduce lines. Masks should be worn in accordance with Maine CDC guidelines.
Absentee ballots can be returned to the City Clerk’s Office at the Cross Insurance Center or our contactless ballot box in the parking lot at City Hall before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The ballot box will be locked at 8:00 p.m. No late Absentee ballots will be accepted.
Election Day is also Free Fare Day on the Community Connector. Ride the Bus for free!
The City of Bangor, Maine is a service center community of 33,039 residents and is the county seat of Penobscot County. Bangor is the major commercial and cultural center for much of northern and eastern Maine. The City is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. For information on City projects and news, see www.bangormaine.gov