Maine voting issues
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Things you can do:
Election and registration information
For the 2008 election Maine used the following voting machines in addition to hand-counted paper ballots in some counties. For a county-by-county list of the specific machines (and the source for this section) see Verified Voting's Verifier tool.
- Main article: Voting machines
Optical scan machines:
Assistive Devices for Marking Paper Ballots
Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap
- Elections Division website: http://maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/
- Bureau of Corporation, Elections and Commissions
- Julie Flynn, Deputy Secretary of State
- 101 State House Station
- Augusta, Maine 04333-0101
- Tel: 207-624-7736
- Fax: 207-287-5874
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- For an extensive log of voting machine problems, see the VotersUnite! report on election incidents.
State and local non-governmental election organizations
League of Women Voters
LWV of Maine, Ms. Ann Luther and Barbara McDade, Co-Presidents
- P.O. Box 863
- Augusta, ME 04332-0863
- Phone: 207-622-0256
- Fax 207-729-8292
- E-mail: email@example.com
Articles and resources
- The main page on election protection and reform organizations.
- All articles in the Election Protection Wiki project.
- For election day: Things citizens can do to monitor elections and If you are told you cannot vote.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Maine page, which provides detailed information on election law developments in Maine. See map page to see the information for election developments in any given state.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Maine general information page, which provides information on Maine election authorities, post-election processes, and other topics. See map page to see this information for any given state.
- ↑ See the VotersUnite! Election Problem Log.
- GoVote.org locates your polling place and other voting information.
- Google map polling locations locates most polling location, may be missing or out of date.
Election Protection hotlines
- 866-OUR-VOTE (National Election Protection Hotline)
- 888-VE-Y-VOTA (Español)
- 800-966-5946 (AALDEF, Asian languages)
- 866-MYVOTE1 (Tom Joyner Hotline - VoterAction, NAACP National Voter Fund)
- 877-523-2792 (ACLU Voting Rights Project Hotline)
- 877-US4-OBAMA (Obama campaign Voter Hotline)
- 866-976-VOTE (McCain campaign Honest and Open Election hotline - leave a message)
- 877-GOCNN08 (CNN Voter Problem Tipline)
- 888-VOTE-TIP (VelvetRevolution Election Protection Hotline for fraud)
- 567-258-VOTE (Twitter Vote Report key in report or leave audio message)
- Vote411.org from the League of Women Voters provides all kinds of information to help you vote.
- ACLU's "Know Your Voting Rights - State by State" -- printable brochures summarizing your voting rights, for most states.
- One-page know your rights summaries for 27 states from the AFL-CIO.
- Click here to see the voter ID requirements in all states. From the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Election officials, election reform groups, and elected officials
- Why Tuesday? offers a page for Maine that helps locate Maine's elections officials, election reform groups, and elected officials, as well as a page titled Find a group in your area that lets you find similar information for other states.
- Click here to request an absentee ballot. Go Vote Absentee is a project of the Women Donors Network.
- Information for voters with disabilities from NDRN.
Student voting rights
- See Maine Student Voting Rights for a guide to student voting rights in Maine. See Student Voting Rights for a guide to other states. From the Brennan Center for Justice.
- See how organizations you trust recommend you vote on ballot measures and other statewide contests at TransparentDemocracy.
- Help in other languages from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. 中文, 日本語, 한국어, Tagalog, Tiếng Việt, Español
- Verified Voting's Maine page, which provides detailed information on voting equipment in use in every county in Maine.