maine

Maine

Audit Laws

Audit Laws

State Summary

Maine does not require post-election audits.

Voting Systems Used

As of 2020, Maine uses hand marked paper ballots with optical scanners or hand count in polling places statewide, with ballot marking devices for accessibility. For the most up to date information please visit Verified Voting’s Verifier.

For an explanation on the types of voting equipment used, click here.

Audit Comprehensiveness

Maine does not require post-election audits.

Transparency

Maine does not require post-election audits.

Audit Counting Method

Maine does not require post-election audits.

Type Of Audit Units

Maine does not require post-election audits.

Contests & Issues Audited

Maine does not require post-election audits.

Addressing Discrepancies

Maine does not require post-election audits.

For recount laws see, Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota website.

Timeline

Maine does not require post-election audits.

Binding On Official Outcomes

Maine does not require post-election audits.

Oversight & Conduct

Maine does not require post-election audits.

Ballot Protection

The warden of each polling place is in charge of making sure the ballot box is attended to during the election, at the close of which he gives it to the clerk who is generally in charge of keeping it safe. For more information see, ME. Rev. Stat. Title 21-A, § 628, §609, and §698

Additional Targeted Samples

Maine does not require post-election audits.

Resources

Maine does not have post-election audit laws.

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