The Municipal Elections and State of Maine General and Referendum Elections are held annually on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. The Primary Election is held on the second Tuesday in June during even numbered years.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 | the State General/Referendum Elections and the Municipal Elections.
To find out what your new Senate and House Districts are, please click here.
Sample Ballots for the November 8, 2022 Elections are below:
Voter Registration is available for new voters or for existing Scarborough voters to change their address or name at Town Hall during regular business hours. Residents are encouraged to update their voter registration information or register to vote with the Town Clerk's office prior to Election Day to help reduce lines.
To find out more on Voter Registration and how to register or update your information, please click the link below to visit the Secretary of State's web page.
Enrolling in a Political Party
There are three official political parties within the State of Maine - Democrat, Green-Independent, and Republican. Voters have the option to enroll in one of these parties when registering to vote, but selecting a political party is not required.
The employees in the Scarborough Town Clerk's Office cannot answer questions for citizens regarding the purposes and objectives of the various political parties in Maine; individuals with questions are encouraged to contact the parties directly.
Polling Place Information
Voting for the November 8, 2022, State General Elections and the Municipal Elections, will be at the Scarborough High School in Alumni Gym, located at 11 Municipal Drive, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Absentee Ballot Information
Absentee Voting with Special Circumstances:
As of Friday, November 4th and Monday, November 7th, any voter requesting an Absentee Ballot must complete the Special Circumstances Application and indicate one of the 4 reasons allowed by state statute – Title 21-A M.R.S.A. §753-B sub2(D):
1. Unexpected absence from the municipality during the entire time the polls are open on Election Day; or
2. Physical disability; or
3. Incapacity or illness that has resulted in the voter’s being unable to leave home or a treatment facility; or
4. Inability to travel to the polls if the voter is a resident of a coastal island ward or precinct.
The VOTER must complete and sign the above form before a ballot will be issued. Only the voter can make the request.
For further information on Absentee Voting and Voter Registration, please contact the Scarborough Town Clerk's Office at 730-4020.
For additional information on Absentee Voting, go to:
Track your Absentee Ballot (Only during State Elections)
Interesting in learning more about Ranked Choice Voting? Read more information on the State's Ranked Choice Voting FAQ Guide.
Nomination papers are available in the Town Clerk's office on the first Wednesday in August for seats on the Town Council, Board of Education, and the Scarborough Sanitary Board of Trustees. All nomination papers must be returned to the Town Clerk's office by close of business on the first Wednesday of September (Not less than 25 and not more than 100 signatures of qualified registered voters can sign the nomination papers). If you have any questions, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at 207-730-4020.
Maine Election Law requires municipal candidates in cities and towns with a population of 15,000 or more to disclose their campaign contributions and expenditures, to comply with contribution limitations and prohibitions, and to meet other requirements of the law. These same requirements apply to gubernatorial. legislative, and county candidates running for office.
Volunteering at the Polls
If you are interested in working with us during the Elections, please complete the Application and return it to the Town Clerk’s Office or you can mail it to the PO Box noted above.