Record High Voter Turnout Predicted For Portland


By Carol McCracken

With just one week to go before Election Day, the City Clerk is predicting a record 80% of registered voters will cast their ballots in this election. The City of Portland has 46,000 active voters with 2,000 new registered voters this year.

This Saturday, November 1st will be the last day Portland residents can vote by absentee-in person ballot in the city hall. To accommodate voters, the City Clerk’s office will be open from 8:00 a.m. to Noon on Saturday. Voters can also vote absentee at City Hall this week in the State of Maine room from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more, please visit or call the city’s voter hotline at 874-8676.