Nomination Papers Are Available July 8th; Must be Filed by September 6th - http://www.lewistonmaine.gov/elections
City Clerk’s Department would like to inform residents that nomination papers
for municipal office will be available for pick up and circulation by
prospective candidates starting on Monday,
July 8. Positions available include
Mayor, seven City Council seats and eight School Committee seats. The
City Council has one representative from each of the seven city wards serving
on the Council. The School Committee has one representative from each
ward as well as one at-large position available. All positions are
for a two year term of office and the term will commence on Monday, January 6,
2020. All candidates must be at least
20 years old and must be registered voters of Lewiston.
Mayor must submit nomination papers signed by not less than 100 or more than
200 qualified voters of Lewiston. Persons interested in the at-large seat
on the School Committee must submit completed nomination papers signed by not
less than 50 nor more than 100 qualified voters of Lewiston.
Candidates for all other positions must submit nomination papers signed by not
less than 50 nor more than 100 qualified voters of the respective ward.
Per the City
Charter, all candidates for the position of Mayor must have registered and
qualified to vote on or prior to March 6,
2019. Residents interested in
running for the School Committee At Large position must have registered and
qualified to vote on or prior to June 6, 2019. Candidates for all other positions must
have registered and qualified to vote in their respective ward on or before
June 6, 2019.
Additional information and instructions are available on the Elections page of the City’s website. http://www.lewistonmaine.gov/elections
nomination papers must be filed with the City Clerk’s Office, 27 Pine Street, no later than
Friday, September 6, 2019 by 4:30pm.
All candidates are requested to file their nomination papers early in order to
provide sufficient time to obtain additional signatures if necessary. The
municipal election will be held on Tuesday, November 5,
may be picked up at the City Clerk’s Office located on the second floor of City
Hall, 27 Pine Street. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am to
4:00pm. Questions regarding the procedures for nomination papers or
the municipal election process may be directed to the Clerk’s Office at