Know your rights!

Posted on November 04, 2013 in Election coverage, News
By Sidney Dritz

Ellen Spahn / Design Assistant

A selection of Maine voters’ rights:

  • You have the right to use Maine’s Accessible Voting System.
  • If you are in line to vote by 8 p.m., you must be allowed to vote, you cannot be sent away.
  • If you have already registered to vote, you do not need to show ID to get a ballot.
  • If you make a mistake on your ballot, you have a right to ask for a new one and start again.
  • If you show up at your polling place unregistered and without ID or proof of where you live, you may file a challenged ballot.