absentee voting is now underway for the november 6 election
The Clerk's Office has begun conducting absentee voting by mail, phone, or in person. People wishing to vote in person can do so at City Hall in the State of Maine Room on the 2nd Floor. Hours are 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. On November 1 only, the Clerk's Office will stay open until 7:00 PM for the final day to request an absentee ballot or for in person absentee voting at City Hall.
Same day voter registration is allowed at polling places on Election Day. Citizens must provide proof of identity and residency.
For more information on elections and to find your polling place, visit Elections & Voting.
The Department of City Clerk has three major functions:
Elections, Vital Records, and Custodian of the City Council Minutes.
The following services are provided:
Filing and Issuance of a Birth, Death, Marriage
Voter Registration and Election Information
Notary and Dedimus Services
The City Clerk's Office does not handle tax payments or auto registration and excise payments. For Tax Payments/Auto Registration, please visit: Treasury Office.
Portland, ME 04101