*Election - November 8, 2022*

NOVEMBER 8, 2022
On Tuesday, November 8th there will be a State General Election and an MSAD #51 District Referendum. Polls will be open from 7am-8pm at Cumberland Town Hall.
Questions about the upcoming election? Contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 829-5559 or e-mail the Town Clerk at Todonnell@cumberlandmaine.com.

The regular office hours of the Voter Registrar/Town Clerk’s Office, 290 Tuttle Road, are:

  • Monday-Wednesday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
The Registrar will have extended hours for registration and absentee voting on the following dates:
  • Saturday, October 15, 2022-  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Town Hall)
  • Saturday, October 22, 2022-  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Town Hall)
  • Saturday, October 29, 2022- 9:00 a.m- 12:00 p.m. (Town Hall)
  • Thursday, November 3, 2022- 6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. (Town Hall)
The last day to absentee vote will be Thursday, November 3, 2022.

Absentee Voting

Absentee Ballots for the November 8, 2022, State General Election and M.S.A.D. #51 District Referendum will be available at the Town Clerk’s Office at Cumberland Town Hall, on October 11, 2022 during all regular business hours.  Registered voters may vote in person or contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 829-5559 to receive a ballot by mail. Telephone requests must be made by the voter only.  
3 Easy Ways to Obtain Your Absentee Ballot:
  • Online: Request your Absentee Ballot online and we will mail it directly to you!
  • Over the Phone: Call the Clerk's Office at 829-5559 to request your ballot be mailed to you!
  • In Person: Stop by Town Hall to pick up ballots for yourself/immediate family members (spouse, child, parent, sister/brother) or vote your own ballot in person.
After you receive and complete your ballot, you can drop them in the drop box located outside the front entrance of Town Hall or you can mail them back. Already submitted a request? Check the status of your ballot here.

Registering to Vote

Residents can stop by during Town Hall office hours to register to vote or can complete a voter registration card through the mail/drop box. Beginning Wednesday, October 19, 2022, a new registration must occur in person.  The voter is required to show satisfactory proof of identity and residency to the Registrar.

Download the Maine Voter Registration Card and fill it out completely. Include copies of the following:

  • Proof of Identity (Included, but not limited to, a drivers license, state ID, passport, social security number, or any other government issued identification. Please view the Proof of Identity for Voting Purposes for a complete list.)
  • Proof of Residency if your Cumberland address is not listed on your form of ID. (Included, but not limited to, a vehicle registration, hunting/fishing license, utility bill, etc. Please view the Maine Voting Residence Fact Sheet for a complete list.)
Return documents to Cumberland Town Hall! Place them in the drop box at Town Hall or mail them to ATTN: Town Clerk's Office, Cumberland Town Hall, 290 Tuttle Road, Cumberland, ME 04021.
*During the Closed Period, a voter needs to register in person at Town Hall. The Closed Period for this elections will begin at the close of business on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.*

    Absentee Ballot Processing
    The Clerk will process absentee ballots on:
    • Tuesday - November 1st 9 a.m. (insp.) 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Wednesday - November 2nd 9 a.m. (insp.) 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Thursday - November 3rd 9 a.m. (insp.) 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Friday - November 4th 9 a.m. (insp.) 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Monday - November 7th 9 a.m. (insp.) 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Ballots will be processed each day until complete. There may be days when processing is not required.