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Welcome to the Department of the Secretary of State

NOTICE: The Mexico motor vehicle branch office will be closed on Thursday, July 31st and Friday, August 1st to relocate to 65 Lincoln Street, Rumford Maine. The new Rumford location will open for business on Monday, August 4th.

NOTICE: All offices of the Secretary of State will be closed on Monday, September 1st, 2014 in observance of Labor Day.

As you browse through our homepage, you will find a very diverse Department with three distinct bureaus - the Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions, the Maine State Archives and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles . While each bureau has unique duties in the services and information it provides to the citizens of Maine, they all share the Department's goals of ensuring customer satisfaction and providing quality services. [Read more about the Department]



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What's New at the Department

Secretary of State Matt Dunlap Announces Launch of Enhanced Online Absentee Ballot Request Service

Maine State Archives hosts Historian Jerry Desmond

Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap, Attorney General Janet Mills and Chief Information Officer Jim Smith Announce Digital Signature Rule

Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap Announces Order of Bond Questions for November General Election Ballot

Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap Announces Opening of New Bureau of Motor Vehicle Office in Rumford to Replace Location in Mexico

Secretary of State Dunlap Advises Maine Residents of New Federal Standards for Entering Certain Federal Facilities -- Maine’s Driver License and Identification Card will not be accepted for access into Restricted Areas in Federal Building or Nuclear Power Plants

Matthew Dunlap Elected to Continue Role on Executive Board of National Association of Secretaries of State


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