Mayoral Run-off Election Information

Election Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2023 

Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm  

  • All voting will take place at the Longley School, 145 Birch Street (the former Multi-Purpose Center) Parking is available in The Colisee parking lot.
  • Voters wishing to cast an absentee ballot may do so in person at the City Clerk’s Office, 2nd Floor of City Hall starting November 9, 2023 from 8:30am to 4pm, Monday - Friday.  Please note in observance of Veteran's Day City Hall will be closed Friday, November 10. City Hall will also be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.

  • Deadline to order/request an absentee ballot is Thursday, December 7, 2023 by 4:00pm 

  • Voters who would like to have an absentee ballot mailed to their home can call the City Clerk’s Office at 513-3124.   Requests for absentee ballots cannot be left on our voicemail messaging system.  Please leave your name and number and we will call you back.


You can complete an Absentee Ballot Application and submit it by:

Sample Ballot

Questions regarding this election can be directed to the Lewiston City Clerk’s Office at 513-3124



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 2011, 2013, 2015, 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:

Additional Resources