Maine Electoral SituationAbsentee ballots require an excuse: no
Early voting: yes
Felons: The State of Maine permits felons currently on probation, in prison, or on parole to vote. Individuals who are currently incarcerated vote by absentee ballot in the district within which they lived prior to their incarceration.
ID Laws: First-time voters who register by mail and do not provide ID verification with registration application need: Maine driver's license or other valid photo ID; a current utility bill; or bank statement; or paycheck; or other government document that shows the voter's name and address.
Mandatory poll worker/election official training: yes
Paper trail: yes
Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: same-day registration
Registration deadline: Delivered 10 business days before the election (or a voter may register in-person up to and including election day).
Uniform voting system: no