Elections & Voting


Upcoming Elections 

November 7, 2017

 Municipal Election,

Special Municipal Referendum Election,

and State Referendum Election


Nomination papers for municipal offices will be available for pick up beginning Monday, July 10, 2017. Positions include Mayor, seven City Council seats, and seven School Committee seats. The City Council and School Committee have one representative from each of the five city wards, as well as two at-large positions. The Mayor is elected at-large. All positions are for a two year term of office and the term will commence within 45 days of election. All candidates must be 18 years of age and a registered voter in Auburn.

Candidates for Mayor must submit nomination papers signed by not less than 100 qualified registered voters of Auburn. Persons interested in the at-large seat on the Council or School Committee must submit completed nomation papers signed by not less than 25 qualified voters of Auburn. Candidates for all ward positions must submit noimnation papers signed by not less than 25 qualified voters of Auburn from the ward.

Completed nomination papers must be filed with the City Clerk's Office no later than 4:30 P.M. on Thursday, August 24, 2017. All candidates are requested to file their nomination papers early in order to provide sufficient time to obtain additional signatures if necessary.

The Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Please contact Sue Clements-Dallaire, City Clerk at 333-6601, extension 1126 or sdallaire@auburnmaine.gov for more information.

To see who has taken out nomination papers to date, please click here ....


Auburn Polling Places


  • Ward 1 – Washburn School, 35 Lake Auburn Avenue

  • Ward 2 – Auburn Middle School, 38 Falcon Drive

  • Ward 3 – Fairview School, 397 Minot Avenue

  • Ward 4 – Auburn Hall, 60 Court Street

  • Ward 5 – Sherwood Heights, 32 Sherwood Drive 

Polls open at 7:00 A.M. and close at 8:00 P.M. on election day.