Elections

 

State Primary Election 

Election Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm

Voters must be enrolled in a political party to participate in this State Primary Election.  

All voting will take place at the Regular Poling Locations.

Absentee ballots are now available.

Deadline to order absentee ballots is Thursday, June 9, 2022 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.

Regular Hours:
Monday, May 16 through Thursday, June 9, 8:30am - 4pm (week days).

Extended Hours:
Wednesday, June 8, 4pm - 7pm

Lewiston v
oters wishing to obtain an absentee ballot and vote from home can order their ballots now by one of three options:

1. Order via website Absentee Ballot by Electronic Request Form
2. Mail, deliver to City Hall drop box or fax your request Absentee Ballot Application
3. Call the City Clerk's Office at 513-3124 to request an absentee ballot

Please request and return your ballot early enough to allow for postal mail delivery time. Please factor in time to both have the ballot mailed to you and have it mailed back (at least 3-5 days each way).

STATE BALLOT INFORMATION
In the Primary, party ballots will contain races for Governor, U.S. Representative to Congress, State Senate, State Representatives and county offices. Party candidates who are elected on June 14, 2022 will qualify to be on the November ballot.   For more information about the state candidates, please click here

VOTER REGISTRATION & POLITICAL PARTY ENROLLMENT
Residents are encouraged to update their voter registration information, party enrollment or register to vote prior to Election Day to help reduce lines. For more Information concerning this click here

ELECTION WORKERS
If you are interested in working at the polls on election day or helping to process absentee ballots in advance, please submit an application to the City Clerk's Office. 

Print Election Worker Application
Election Worker Online Application Submission

Not sure which Sample Ballot applies to you? Look up your House District here.

SAMPLE BALLOTS

Sample Ballot for Democratic State Representative District 93
Sample Ballot for Democratic State Representative District 93 CC 2
Sample Ballot for Democratic State Representative District 94
Sample Ballot for Democratic State Representative District 94 CC2
Sample Ballot for Democratic State Representative District 95
Sample Ballot for Democratic State Representative District 95 CC2
Sample Ballot for Democratic State Representative District 95 CC3
Sample Ballot for Democratic State Representative District 96
Sample Ballot for Democratic State Representative District 96 CC2
Sample Ballot for Democratic State Representative District 96 CC3

Sample Ballot for Republican State Representative District 93
Sample Ballot for Republican State Representative District 94
Sample Ballot for Republican State Representative District 95
Sample Ballot for Republican State Representative District 95 CC3
Sample Ballot for Republican State Representative District 96
Sample Ballot for Republican State Representative District 96 CC3

 

Questions regarding this election or voter registration can be directed to the Lewiston City Clerk’s Office at
513-3124 or cityclerkoffice@lewistonmaine.gov

 



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 2001, 2003, 2005, 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