State Referendum & Municipal Election Information
Election Date: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm
- All voting will take place at the Regular Polling Locations.
- Not sure where your polling place is? Maine Voter Polling Place Lookup Service
- Starting in early August voters who would like to have an absentee ballot mailed to their home can call the City Clerk’s Office at 513-3124. To order online click here Maine Absentee Ballot Request
- Deadline to order absentee ballots is Thursday, October 28, 2021 by 4:00pm.
- Voters wishing to cast an absentee ballot may do so in person at the City Clerk’s Office, 2nd Floor of City Hall in early October.
- Per the City Charter, in order for ballots cast for a write-in candidate to be counted, such candidate must (a) register as a candidate with the City Clerk at least 30 calendar days prior to the date of the election and (b) be eligible for the office sought.
- Election Results are posted to the web site on Election Night as soon as possible after the Polls close at 8:00 p.m. You can be notified by a cellular telephone text message or an e-mail when the election results are available by simply signing up for this "Notify Me" - Election Results Notification Service on our web site.
- To track the progress of your absentee ballot, click on this link: Maine Absentee Ballot Request Status Query The ballot tracking system will show you the date that your absentee ballot application is accepted, the date your ballot is issued/mailed to you, and the date the city receives your returned ballot. Please note that the tracker program is not updated instantaneously and it may take 1-2 business days to show your ballot information.
Prefer to mail your request
Questions regarding this election can be directed to the Lewiston City Clerk’s Office
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The Election Cycle
The municipal election is held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in the month of November during the odd-numbered calendar years (such as 2015, 2017, 2019, and so forth). The Mayor and City Council and school board members are elected for two-year terms. All positions are up for election during each municipal election.
The State of Maine general and referendum elections are held annually on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. The primary election is held on the second Tuesday of June of each general election year.
Enrolling in a Political Party
Currently, there are three official political parties within the State of Maine: Democrat, Green-Independent, and Republican. Registered voters may enroll in one of these three political parties. However, voters who wish to register to vote do not have to select a political party. Voters can be registered to vote, but do not have to be enrolled in a political party.
The employees in the Lewiston City Clerk's Office can not answer questions for citizens regarding the purposes and objectives of the various political parties in Maine. Lewiston voters with questions regarding activities of the local political parties are encouraged to contact their local party chairperson, or explore the following links for additional information about each political party: