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Maine Election Administration
Chief Election Official(s): Secretary of State (View Website)
Election/Appointment Process: Selected by Legislature
Responsibilities:
  • Prescribes voter registration forms
  • Determines ballot eligibility of parties
  • Approves new voting systems/ devices
  • Advertises statewide ballot questions
  • Prepares election calendar
  • Canvasses election returns
  • Handles state recounts
Current Official(s): Matthew Dunlap
Public Office Experience: Maine House of Representatives, 1996-2004
Reelection/Reappointment Date: 2008
Contact Information: Hon. Matthew Dunlap
Secretary of State
148 State House Station
Nash School Building
Augusta, ME 04333-0148
(207) 626-8400
Fax (207) 287-8598
matthew.dunlap@maine.gov


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