The City of Lewiston's Early Voting Polling Place will open on Thursday, October 14, to allow voters the opportunity to cast an in-person absentee ballot for the November election. Voters are welcome to come to the City Council Chambers on the first floor of Lewiston City Hall, 27 Pine Street, to cast their ballots in advance of election day. The City traditionally operates the Early Voting location a few weeks prior to every November election. The location is open Monday – Friday from October 14 – 28 during the hours of 9 am – 4 pm. The City will offer extended evening hours on Thursday, October 28 until 7pm to accommodate voters.
All voters will receive two ballots – the state referendum ballot and a city ward ballot with races for Mayor, School Committee, and City Council, as well as nine city charter amendments.
Residents who would like to obtain an absentee ballot but are unable to go to City Hall are welcome to call the City Clerk’s Office at 513-3124 to have a ballot mailed to them. The statewide deadline to request an absentee ballot is 4pm, Thursday, October 28.
The City’s election website contains sample ballots, directions to the polling places and other information that voters may find useful. The website address is https://www.lewistonmaine.gov/elections
Voters are encouraged to contact the City Clerk’s Office at 513-3124 with any questions they may have.