FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 23, 2014
Contact: Matthew Dunlap
Secretary of State to Host a Two-Day Elections Training Conference for Municipal Clerks and Registrars
BANGOR, Maine--Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap and state elections officials will be hosting a two-day educational conference in Bangor, providing municipal clerks and registrars the latest information on Maine election law. Municipal Clerks and Registrars representing approximately 250 Maine municipalities will convene in the Spectacular Events Center in Bangor tomorrow morning, Wednesday, September 24th at 10:00 a.m.
Highlights of this year’s conference will be overviews and procedures regarding new vote tabulating equipment, updates to election law, and procedures governing absentee ballots and ballots submitted by military and overseas voters. Clerks and Registrars will also receive other important updates and will review election practices and procedures in preparation for the November 4th general election.
Secretary Dunlap will be available for questions and interviews. Please use the contact information above for scheduling.