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Date:
October 6, 2017
Time:
4:00 PM
Address:
Lewiston, ME 04240
Contact:
207-513-3124

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Deadline for Write-In Candidate Registration for Municipal Election

Friday, October 6

For the November 7th municipal election, any voter who is planning to run as a write-in candidate must register with the City Clerk’s Office no later than Friday, October 6 by 4:00pm. According to the Lewiston City Charter, in order for ballots cast for a write-in candidate to be counted, the voter must register as a candidate with the City Clerk at least 30 calendar days prior to the date of the election. The person running as a write-in candidate must also be eligible for the office sought. Voters seeking a City Council or School Committee ward seat must be at least 20 years old and have been a registered voter in their ward on or prior to June 8. For the School Committee At Large seat, they must have been a registered voter within the City prior to June 8. For the Mayor’s position, they must be at least 20 years old and a registered voter of Lewiston on or prior to March 8.