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How do I find a city or town website?

See the Maine.gov Local Government Portal. You can view a list of all counties and towns, or search for a specific county or town. Every Maine county, city, and town has a page on Maine.gov, with contact information, facts, officials, and other resources.

How do I contact the Governor?

Visit Governor LePage's website at http://www.maine.gov/governor/ or you may write to the Governor at Office of the Governor, 1 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0001. Phone: (207) 287-3531. TTY: (207) 287-6548.

How do I contact my legislator?

To find out who your state legislators are, use the easy Find Your Elected Officials online lookup service. Just put in a town or zip code and you'll find contact information for your U.S. legislators and Maine state legislators.

How do I register to vote?

To register, you must be a United States citizen, at least 17 years of age, and live in Maine. 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. Voter registration information is available on the Secretary of State's website at http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/votreg.htm . You may register to vote right up to and even on election day.

How do I find a Maine law?

Search the statutes by keyword, title, or section number or view the full list of Maine statutes. You can also submit a legal question to the reference desk at the State Law & Legislative Library (note: the librarians cannot give legal advice but will direct you to relevant reference information).

How do I check the status of a bill?

Check the status of a bill on the Maine Legislature website at http://janus.state.me.us/legis/LawMakerWeb/search.asp

How do I find the Maine Constitution?

The Maine constitution is available online at http://legislature.maine.gov/const/

How do I make a freedom of information request?

Visit the Freedom of Access Act resource site at http://www.maine.gov/foaa/ for instructions, FAQs, and agency contacts for Maine state government.

How do I set up flag notifications?

To receive flag notifications, you can sign up to receive email or SMS notifications directly to you or you can sign up for RSS feeds which will place a bookmark on your web browser. Find out more about signing up for email notifications, or get more information about RSS feeds.