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Special Election - April 2, 2019

The City of Bath will hold a Special Municipal Election to elect a District 52 House Representative and Ward Four City Councilor.

Polling Location

ALL VOTING WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE BATH MIDDLE SCHOOL, 6 OLD BRUNSWICK ROAD, on Election Day April 2, 2019. The polls will open at 8:00 a.m. and will close at 8:00 p.m. Questions may be directed to the City Clerk’s Office at: (207) 443-8332.

Sample Municipal Ballot

Sample State Ballot

Evening Hours Available March 27 for Absentee Voting and New Voter Registration
Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The City Clerk’s Office will be offering evening hours for residents of Bath to conduct absentee voting and allow new residents of Bath to register to vote. The office will be open from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. The City Clerk’s Office is located on the first floor of City Hall at 55 Front Street. Questions maybe directed to the City Clerk’s Office at (207) 443-8332.

Absentee Ballots

A reminder to the voters of the City of Bath - if you are unable to go to the polls on Election Day, please remember to request an absentee ballot through the City Clerk’s Office. Voters will receive the State/Municipal (Ward 4) ballots for the Election to be held April 2, 2019.  Regular absentee ballots are available through Thursday, March 28, 2019 until 4:30 p.m. After that date, absentee ballots are only available under special circumstances. The City Clerk’s Office is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Please contact the City Clerk’s office at (207) 443-8332 for more information.

Electronic absentee ballot requests are available for any Bath registered voter if you would like your ballot mailed to you. Please Click Here.

Hours of Voter Registration

The Registrar of Voters, for the City of Bath, is open from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Registrar will process change of addresses, change of name and changes in political parties. The office of Registrar of Voters is located in the City Clerk’s Office on the first floor of City Hall, 55 Front Street. Questions can be directed to (207) 443-8332.

The City of Bath Municipal Election

The City of Bath municipal election is held on the Tuesday, following the first Monday, in the month of November. The State of Maine general and referendum elections are held annually on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. The primary election is held on the 2nd Tuesday of June of each general election year.

Absentee Voting

The state law permits absentee ballots to be cast at any election by any voter who properly requests one.

A voter may vote by absentee ballot at City Hall during regular office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm through the Thursday before each major election.

A voter may also call and request a ballot be sent by mail. Ballots are mailed on a daily basis. An immediate family member (on behalf of the voter) may, in writing, request a ballot be sent by mail or delivered to the voter by that family member.

If the ballot is returned by another immediate family member, the other immediate family member must also sign the application or written request indicating they returned the ballot. The family member must state his/her relationship to the voter.

Electronic Absentee Ballot Request

Voting Information and Maps

Federal and State Voter Information Lookup

Ward Maps

State of Maine Election Laws

Division of Elections & Administrative Procedure Act