Elections & Voting

 

Upcoming Elections

November 5, 2019

Municipal Election (to Elect a Mayor, City Councilors, and School Committee Members) 

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NOMINATION PAPERS FOR MUNICIPAL OFFICES WILL BE ABAILABLE JULY 8, 2019

Nomination papers for municipal offices will be available for pick-up beginning Monday, July 8, 2019. 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.

Candidates for Mayor must submit nomination papers signed by not less than 100 qualified registered voters of Auburn. Persons interested in the at-large seats on the Council or School Committee must submit completed nomination papers signed by not less than 25 qualified voters of Auburn. Candidates for all ward positions must submit nomination 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 PM on Thursday, August 22, 2019. All candidates are requested to file their nomination papers early in order to provide sufficient time to obtain additional signatures if necessary.

Nomination papers may be picked up at the City Clerk's Office located on the first floor of Auburn Hall. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

For more information, please contact Sue Clements-Dallaire, City Clerk at 333.6601 extension 1126 or via email at sdallaire@auburnmaine.gov.   

Auburn Polling Places

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

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 

If you are uncertain about where you vote, either contact the Office of the City Clerk by calling 333-6600 or click on the link below

for the Maine Voter Information Lookup Service 

https://www.maine.gov/portal/government/edemocracy/voter_lookup.php 

For more information on ranked-choice voting, please go to the

State of Maine's website by clicking on the link below.

http://maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/upcoming/rcv.html