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Elections & Voting

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Overview 

The City of Westbrook has an estimated 17,500 residents, and approximately 12,100 registered voters. The City is divided into five Wards, and has three voting places, as outlined below:

Wards 1 & 4
Westbrook Community Center Gym
426 Bridge Street

Wards 2 & 3
Westbrook Armory 
120 Stroudwater Street

Ward 5
Prides Corner Congregational Church
235 Pride Street

The Maine Voter Information Lookup Service is a great tool for voters to find out which Ward they live in and who their elected officials are. Click on the links outlined below to view various maps of the City of Westbrook's wards:

Election Dates 

The City of Westbrook currently holds two municipal elections every year -- the second Tuesday in June, and the first Tuesday following the first Monday of November. State elections are held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday of November, and on the second Tuesday in June in even-numbered years for Primary elections. Referenda and bond issues are sometimes sent to the voters in June or November. For more information on State elections, visit the Secretary of State's website

 

Register to Vote

In order to register to vote in the City of Westbrook, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. You must be a citizen of the United States.
  2. You must be 18 years of age. A 17 year-old may register to vote and is eligible to vote in a primary election or municipal caucus if the person will turn 18 years of age by the date of the next General Election. 
  3. You must be a resident of the City of Westbrook. 

You can register to vote in one of three ways -- in person at City Hall, by mail or at the polls on election day. We will provide you with a voter registration card to complete. As part of the registration process, you will be required to provide proof of identity (your Maine Driver's License number, State Identification number or the last four digits of your Social Security Number) and proof of residency (several items of proof are accepted, but the most commonly provided proof is your Maine Driver's License or State Identification Card). 

For additional information about registering to vote, or to request a voter registration card to complete by mail, please contact the City Clerk's Office at the address or phone number listed below: 

City Clerk's Office
Elections Division
2 York Street
Westbrook, ME 04092
Phone: (207) 591-8116

Beginning on Thursday May 25, 2017, residents who wish to register to vote must appear in-person at the City Clerk's Office or must register for vote at his/her polling location on Election Day. No mailed-in applications will be accepted. 

 

Interested in Working at an Election?

The City of Westbrook maintains a talented crew of election workers, dedicated to upholding the integrity of the electoral process. For more information, please review our Election Worker Brochure. Applications (available on the back of the brochure) can be submitted to the City Clerk's Office.