Voting & Elections
Important Election Information
- Absentee Ballot Request
- Your Right to Vote in Maine
- Maine Voting Residence Fact Sheet
- Sample Ballot for November 7, 2023 Election
The Town Clerk's office is responsible for all elections held in Town (Federal, State, and Local). If you would like to register to vote in Veazie, please come into the Town Office during normal business hours to fill out a voter registration card. You will need to provide identification as well as proof of residency.
The State Referendum Election will be on November 7th, 2023, in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Building located at 1084 Main Street. The polls are open from 8 am to 8 pm.
Qualified Parties in Maine
- Green Independent
To request an absentee ballot you may request one online at Maine.gov, contact the Town Office by phone or you may come to the Town Office to obtain one. Absentee ballots will be made available thirty days before the election. Due to a new State law absentee ballots will not be issued after the close of business on the Thursday before the election unless there are special circumstances. In that case, a special circumstances application would need to be completed.
Absentee ballots must be received by 8 pm on Election Day in order to be counted. Any absentee ballots received after this time will not be counted.
- Where do I register to vote and what do I need to bring?
You may register to vote at the Town Office. You will need to provide identification as well as proof of residency. Utility bills with a Veazie address are acceptable to prove residency.
- Where do I go to vote?
Elections are held in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Building located at 1084 Main Street. Elections for Town Meeting are held at the Municipal Building and Town Meeting is held at the Veazie Community School starting at 8 pm.
- What hours are the polls open?
The polls are open from 8 am to 8 pm.
- Can I vote absentee? If so, what is the process?
Any registered voter may cast an absentee ballot instead of voting in person at a voting place on Election Day. You don’t need to have a specific reason or be unable to vote at the polls on Election Day to receive an absentee ballot.
- When can I request an absentee ballot?
Absentee ballots may be requested beginning 3 months before Election Day and until the third business day prior to the election. You will need to affirm that there are special circumstances as to why you were not able to make the request within the timeframe, (e.g. medical emergency, emergency work trip, etc.). Make your request early to allow enough time for the ballot to be mailed to you.