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Elections & Voting


Upcoming Elections

November 3, 2015 - Municipal Election for Municipal Officers and State Referendum Election


Nomination Papers For Municipal Offices Available July 6, 2015


Nomination Papers for Municipal Offices will be available beginning Monday, July 6, 2015. Positions include Mayor, seven City Council seats, and seven School Committee seats. City Council has one representative for each of the five city wards, as well as two at-large positions available. The School Committee has one representative from each of the five city wards, as well as two at-large positions available. 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 the election.

Candidates for Mayor must submit nomination papers signed by at least 100 qualified registered voters in Auburn. Candidates for the City Council or School Committee seats must submit completed nomination papers signed by at least 25 registered voters of the candidate's ward, except that at-large candidates' petitions may have signatures from registered voters from any ward.

Completed nomination papers must be filed with the City Clerk's office no later than Thursday, August 20, 2015 by 5:00 P.M. 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 3, 2015.

Nomination papers may be picked up at the City Clerk's Office located on the first floor of Auburn Hall beginning Monday, July 6, 2015. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Questions regarding the procedures for nomination papers or the municipal election process may be directed to Sue Clements-Dallaire, City Clerk at 333-6601, extension 1126 or via email


Auburn Polling Places 

  • Ward 1 – Washburn School, 35 Lake Auburn Avenue

  • Ward 2 – Auburn Middle School, 38 Falcon Drive

  • Ward 3 – Auburn Hall, 60 Court Street

  • Ward 4 – Fairview School, 397 Minot Avenue

  • Ward 5 – Sherwood Heights, 32 Sherwood Drive 

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