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To vote in Maine, you must be a United States citizen, at least 17 years of age, and have established a fixed principal home in Maine.
When and where
You can register to vote at your town office or city hall, through any Motor Vehicle branch office, in most state & federal social service agencies, or at voter registration drives. You can also register by mail. There is no deadline for voter registration if done in person. If registering by mail, the deadline is on the 21st day prior to the election.
As of December 2013, Maine is one of the 37 states that have not implemented online voter registration.
Voting on election day
According to Maine's "Voter Rights," registered voters in Maine are not required to show ID to get a ballot. 
- See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times
All voters are eligible to vote absentee in Maine. There are no special eligibility requirements for voting absentee.
To vote absentee, an absentee ballot application must be received by the election office no earlier than 3 months prior to the election up until election day. A returned absentee ballot must then be received by the elections office by 8pm on election day.
Military and overseas voting
For full details, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program here.
Maine is one of 33 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins as soon as ballots are made available and ends the day before election day.