The State Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 14. Absentee ballots for this election are currently available for Lewiston residents from the City Clerk’s Office. Registered voters needing an absentee ballot may call the City Clerk’s Office, order online from the city’s website, mail in an application form, or come into the City Clerk’s Office, located on the second floor of City Hall. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:00pm.
Since the purpose of a primary election is for members of political parties to select their nominees to run in the November general election, only registered voters enrolled in the Democratic or Republican parties are eligible to vote in this election. Voters who are not enrolled in one of these political parties cannot vote.
Every race on both party ballots is uncontested with the exception of Representative to Congress on the Republican ballot.
The following candidate races will be appearing on the Lewiston ballots: Governor, Representative to Congress, State Senate, State Representative for Districts 93, 94, 95 and 96, Judge of Probate, Sheriff, District Attorney, County Commissioner for Districts 2 and 3.
The City’s website contains sample ballots, directions to polling places and other information that voters may find useful. The website address is: https://www.lewistonmaine.gov/117/Elections
Voters are encouraged to contact the City Clerk’s Office at 513-3124 with any questions they may have.