Voter Registration

Navigating the Voting Process

Bates College is committed to the cultivation of informed civic action. This includes, among other things, participation in local, statewide, and national elections. Toward this end, students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to become registered voters and to exercise their right to vote. For more election engagement information, please visit @batesvotes. Questions? Please contact Amalia Herren-Lage ’22 ( or Darby Ray (

How to Register to Vote Outside of Maine

Important information on registering to vote. Please read before registering!

Absentee Ballot Form

  • Any registered voter may cast an absentee ballot instead of voting in person at the voting place.
  • You do not need to have a specific reason or be unable to vote at the voting place on Election Day to use an absentee ballot.

Are You Registered to Vote?

Election Reminders / Notifications Form