Upcoming Election

Tuesday November 5th Polls open 8am to 8pm State & Municipal Referendum Ballot

Absentee Ballot Applications are available

State Referendum

Visit  the Secretary of States Website for add'l info 

Municipal Referendum

To vote on securing a wider right of way to the municipal buildings,  discontinuing use of so called "Allard Circle"  and expending up to $50,000 from a reserve fund to do so. 

Election Information

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Town Meeting

The annual town meeting in held the first Saturday of March, with elections of officers  the day before on Friday . The polls are open on Friday for elections from 4pm to 8pm here at the Hiram Town Office. & Town meeting begins at 9am at the Sacopee Valley Middle School.  Nomination Papers are available mid November for elected positions, if you are interested in running for an office watch the Shopping Guide and this website for more information in November.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to view our town report . 

Absentee Voting

Any  registered voter may vote by an absentee ballot, no specific reason is required to vote absentee. Absentee ballots can be requested three months prior to any election and up until the third business day prior to any election.  Please allow for mailing if you are not voting in person at the Town Office.  For State Elections you can request an absentee ballot electronically by visiting the State of Maine Absentee Ballot Request Site

Voter Registration

To register to vote simply come to the Town Office and fill out a voter registration application. There is no cut off date to register to vote in person here at the office. You can even register to vote on election day.  If you are currently registered in another town in Maine you need to complete a new registration card to vote here.  For detailed information from the State of Maine click here. 

Ranked Choice Voting

In 2018 the State of Maine implemented Ranked Choice Voting. Please visit the Secretary of States page for detailed information 

Tabulator for State Elections

The Town of Hiram received a tabulator to use for all State and Federal Elections. This is used in place of the wooden ballot box used for Municipal Elections. It is an optical scanner which tallies the ballot when inserted. This means no more counting until the wee hours of the morning for the election clerks. 

Nobody will ever deprive the American people the right to vote, except the American people themselves, the only way they could do this is by not voting.                    Franklin D Roosevelt

Town Reports

2018 Town Report (pdf)

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2017 Town Report (pdf)

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