VRM in the States: Maine
Maine currently has Election Day registration and preregistration.
Advances in Voter Registration Modernization
- Election Day Registration: Maine implemented Election Day registration in 1973. Individuals may register in person at any time at a town office or City Hall, including on Election Day.
- Preregistration: 17-year-olds can preregister to vote. Those who preregister can vote once they turn 18 without needing to re-register.
Gains from Voter Registration Modernization in Maine
In the November 2016 general election, 74,270 voters registered on Election Day or during the early voting period.