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Welcome to the Department of the Secretary of State

NOTICE: The Ellsworth Motor Vehicle Office will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 20th and 21st, 2014 to relocate. The office will open on Monday, November 24th at the new location on 22 School St.


NOTICE: All Secretary of State offices will be closed on Thursday & Friday, November 27 & 28th, 2014 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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

Statement of Secretary of State Matt Dunlap on Senate District 25 Election Discrepancy

Senate District 25 recount will go to the Senate

Recount Results show Libby Remains Winner in Senate District 21 

Recount Results show Thibodeau Remains Winner in Senate District 11

Secretary of State Matt Dunlap Announces Withdrawal of 2 Ballot Recount Requests

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