Are you ready to vote? 

1) Register To Vote:   Residents of South Portland may register to vote at the City Clerk's office and on election day at your polling place. Click here for information on registering to vote.


2) Vote On Election Day At Your Polling Location  Find your polling location here

3) You May Vote Absentee:  Absentee ballots may be requested 3 months before an election.  For more information on voting absentee, click here.

    Want to Run for Office?  

 Nomination papers for City Council & School Board will be available July 30, 2018.   Check back for details or call the City Clerk's office for more information. 

 The Next Election Is:  Tuesday, June 12, 2018

State Primary Election 
Special State Referendum
& School Budget Validation Referendum

The deadline to receive mail-in voter registration cards is May 22.  After this day, you may register to vote in person at the City Clerks' office, or on Election Day at your polling place.

Note:  If you are enrolled in a party, you will receive your party's ballot for the Primary (for this election, there are only Democratic or Republican candidates).   If you want to change your party enrollment, you have until May 25 to do so in order to receive your new party's ballot for the Primary.  You must stay enrolled in the party for 3 months. 

If you are Unenrolled (not enrolled in a party) or are a new voter, you may enroll in a party anytime, including on Election Day at your polling place, and receive your party's ballot.   If you remain Unenrolled, you will only receive the State Referendum & School Budget ballots. 


More information on Ranked Choice Voting can be found here.  This is applicable only for certain State candidate races and is not applicable to any municipal ballot.