COUNTDOWN TO CAUCUS 2018

Sunday, 4 March

REGISTER TO VOTE

There is no cut-off date for registering to vote in person at your town office or city hall. If you want to register to vote by mail or through a voter registration drive, the cut-off date is the close of business on the 21st day before the election. You must be registered as a Democrat to participate in the caucus or to switch your party enrollment to become a Democrat, you must do so at least 15 days before the caucus in order to participate.

CAUCUS

The caucuses take place every two years and are a unique opportunity to be a part of our grassroots organization. Registered Democrats will elect the local leaders and choice-makers of the Maine Democratic Party at the caucus. You may register on site but If you are already registered as a Republican or Green Party member and wish to switch your party enrollment to become a Democrat, you must do so at least 15 days before the caucus in order to participate.

VOTE IN PERSON!

Registered Democrats state their preference for candidates during the Primary Election. During a General and Potential Referendum Election, regardless of party affiliation and depending on the year, Maine voters will elect one of Maine's two United States Senators, Maine's Governor, two Representatives to Congress, members of the Maine Legislature, and certain county officers. as well as vote on Citizen Initatives.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS

Absentee ballots may be requested beginning 3 months before Election Day, and until the 3rd business day prior to the election. Contact your municipal clerk by phone, mail, or in person for an application, or make your request online (see the link below). Additionally, you can obtain a ballot for an immediate family member. Your municipal clerk can tell you who is considered an immediate family member under the law.

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Sunday, 04 March
  • Democratic Caucus

    Various Locations and Times

    You should attend if you would like to:

    • Learn about the state of the 2018 race in Maine and what the Maine Democratic Party is doing to elect Democrats up and down the ticket.
    • Meet other Democrats in your community and find out every way to get involved with our grassroots efforts.
    • Be a delegate or alternate from your municipality to the 2018 Democratic State Convention.
    • Take on a leadership position in your local Municipal or County Democratic Committee.
    • Become an official member of your local Democratic Municipal or County Committee.

     
     
    Town, Caucus Convener, Location and Times
     
    Alna                           Anne Simpson        1 (207) 633-4406
    Wiscasset Elementary School, 83 Federal St, Wiscasset
    Opens 12:30 PM, Starts 1:00 PM
     
    Boothbay                 Stephen Gottlieb   1 (207) 633-6533
    Boothbay Region High School, 236 Townsend Ave,  Boothbay Harbor
    Opens 1:30 PM, Starts 2:00 PM
     
    Boothbay Harbor  Barbara Burt          1 (207) 318-6287
    Boothbay Region High School, 236 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor
    Opens 1:30 PM, Starts 2:00 PM
     
    Bremen                      Bennett Collins      1 (207) 529-2084
    Great Salt Bay School, 559 Main St, Damariscotta
    Opens 2:30 PM, Starts 3:00 PM
     
    Bristol                        John Fitzpatrick    1 (207) 677-2397
    Bristol Consolidated School, 2153 Bristol Rd (pemaquid), Bristol
    Opens 3:30 PM, Starts 4:00 PM
     
    Damariscotta         Dean Curran            1 (207) 380-5103
    Great Salt Bay School, 559 Main St, Damariscotta
    Opens 2:30 PM, Starts 3:00 PM
     
    Dresden                    Steven Eagles         1 (207) 737-8023
    Woolwich Central School, 137 Nequasset Rd, Woolwich
    Opens 2:00 PM, Starts 2:30 PM
     
    Edgecomb               Jarryl Larson          1 (207) 882-5059
    Boothbay Region High School, 236 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor
    Opens 1:30 PM, Starts 2:00 PM
     
    Jefferson                 Bill Williamson         1 (207) 549-7857
    Jefferson Village School, 48 Washington Rd, Jefferson
    Opens 5:30 PM, Starts 6:00 PM
     
    Monhegan Isl. Plt. TBD
      TBD
      TBD
     
    Newcastle               Glenn Chadbourne 1 (207) 563-8031, ALT: Ellen Dickens
    Great Salt Bay School, 559 Main St, Damariscotta
    Opens 2:30 PM, Starts 3:00 PM
     
    Nobleboro               Bud Lewis                  1 (207) 563-1433
    Great Salt Bay School, 559 Main St, Damariscotta
    Opens 2:30 PM, Starts 3:00 PM
     
    Somerville               Kelly Roopchand    1 (207) 549-3096
    Jefferson Village School, 48 Washington Rd, Jefferson
    Opens 5:30 PM, Starts 6:00 PM
     
    South Bristol          Thomas Field           1 (207) 215-6455
    Bristol Consolidated School , 2153 Bristol Rd (pemaquid), Bristol
    Opens 3:30 PM, Starts 4:00 PM
     
    Southport                Vernon Rail               1 (207) 633-9880
    Boothbay Region High School, 236 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor
    Opens 1:30 PM, Starts 2:00 PM
     
    Waldoboro              Sandra O'Farrell      1 (207) 832-7870
    Waldoboro Town Office, 1600 Atlantic Highway, Waldoboro
    Opens 4:30 PM, Starts 5:00 PM
     
    Westport Island    Jeffery Tarbox        1 (207) 776-2015
    Boothbay Region High School, 236 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor
    Opens 1:30 PM, Starts 2:00 PM
     
    Whitefield                Jim Torbert               1 (207) 549-3149
    Jefferson Village School, 48 Washington Rd, Jefferson
    Opens 5:30 PM, Starts 6:00 PM
     
    Wiscasset                 Tom Eichler, ALT: Wendy Ross Eichler 1 (207) 882-7060
    Wiscasset Elementary School, 83 Federal St, Wiscasset
    Opens 12:30 PM, Starts 1:00 PM
     
    Disclaimer regarding BBRHS per their policy: “This event is not sponsored by the Boothbay-Boothbay Harbor Region Community School District, nor does it necessarily represent the values and opinions of the Board of Trustees, or the community at large.”

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Tuesday, 12 June
  • Primary Election

    Various Locations

    Primary Election events determine each party's nomination of candidates for certain federal, State and county offices. Party candidates who are elected at the Primary qualify to appear on the November ballot.

    Maine currently has four qualified parties that will each hold a separate primary election: Democratic, Green Independent, Libertarian, and Republican. Offices included in the 2018 Primary Election are US Senate, Governor, Representative to Congress (both districts), all 35 State Senate districts, all 151 State Representative districts, and the following county offices, which vary depending on the county: Judge of Probate, Register of Probate, County Treasurer, Register of Deeds, Sheriff, District Attorney and County Commissioner.

    Absentee ballot applications will be available through the online Absentee Ballot Request Service or at municipal offices on or after March 12, 2018.

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Tuesday, 06 November
  • General Election

    Various Locations and Times

    In 2018, Maine voters will elect one of Maine's two United States Senators, Maine's Governor, two Representatives to Congress, members of the Maine Legislature, and certain county officers.

    Event information provided by the LCDC

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Alna

School Dist/Dept: RSU 12 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 87 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Boothbay

School Dist/Dept: AOS 98 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 89 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Boothbay Harbor

School Dist/Dept: AOS 98 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 89 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Bremen

School Dist/Dept: Bremen Public Schools, Great Salt Bay CSD, AOS 93 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 90 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Bristol

School Dist/Dept: Bristol Public Schools, AOS 93 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 90 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Damariscotta

School Dist/Dept: Damariscotta Public Schools, Great Salt Bay CSD, AOS 93 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 90 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Dresden

School Dist/Dept: RSU 02 | Senate District: 23 | House District: | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Edgecomb

School Dist/Dept: Edgecomb Public Schools, AOS 98 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 89 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Jefferson

School Dist/Dept: Jefferson Public Schools, AOS 93 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 88 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Monhegan Island Plt

School Dist/Dept: Monhegan Plt School Dept | Senate District: 13 | House District: 90 | Congressional District: 1

Website


Newcastle

School Dist/Dept: Newcastle Public Schools, Great Salt Bay CSD, AOS 93 | Senate District: 20 | House District: 90 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Nobleboro

School Dist/Dept: Nobleboro Public Schools, AOS 93 | Senate District: 13| House District: 88, 90 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Somerville

School Dist/Dept: RSU 12 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 80 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

South Bristol

School Dist/Dept: South Bristol Public Schools, AOS 93 | Senate District: 89, 90 | House District: | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Southport

School Dist/Dept: Southport Public Schools, AOS 98 |  | Senate District: 89 | House District: | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Waldoboro

School Dist/Dept: RSU/MSAD 40 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 91 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Westport

School Dist/Dept: RSU 12 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 89 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Whitefield

School Dist/Dept: RSU 12 | Senate District: 13 | House District: 88 | Congressional District: 1

Website

 

Wiscasset

School Dist/Dept: Wiscasset Public Schools | Senate District: 13 | House District: 87 | Congressional District: 1

Website

Find Elected Officials

Look up your State, U.S. and County Officials based on your town or zip code. You’ll find each official’s name, party, district, contact information, and web site.

 

Lincoln County Website

Population: 33,616
Land Area: 456
Incorporation Date: 1760
County Seat: Wiscasset

32 High Street, PO Box 249, Wiscasset, Maine 04578 | Tel: (207) 882-6311 | Fax: (207) 882-4320

Meet Your State Officials

Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Treasurer, State Auditor

 

Governor’s Office

Paul LePage (R)
1 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333 | Tel: (207) 287-3531 | Toll Free: (855) 721-5203 | Fax: (207) 287-1034
Website | Email Form | Meeting Request Form | |

 

State Government Information

Branches & Departments | Agencies | Committees | Look Up Bills | Public Meeting Calendar

 

Find Your Elected Officials

Look up your Maine and US legislators based on your town or zip code. You’ll find each official’s name, party, district, contact information, and web site.

 

Maine State Senate

3 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333 | Tel: (207) 287-1540 | Toll Free: (800) 423-6900 (On the day of a vote, leave a message with your name, town, legislator’s name, the bill number, and how you’d like her/him to vote. The message will be delivered to your legislator’s desk.)

Official website of the Maine Senate Democrats

Lincoln County State Senate Districts

13: All Lincoln County Towns except Dresden

23: Dresden

 

Maine State House

2 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333 | Tel: (207) 287-1400 | Toll Free: (800) 423-2900 (On the day of a vote, leave a message with your name, town, legislator’s name, the bill number, and how you’d like her/him to vote. The message will be delivered to your legislator’s desk.)

Official website of the Maine House Democrats

Lincoln County State House Districts

53: Dresden

80: Somerville

87: Alna and Wiscasset

88: Jefferson, Nobleboro (part) and Whitefield

89: Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Edgecomb, South Bristol (part), Southport Island and Westport Island

90: Bremen, Bristol, Damariscotta, Newcastle, Nobleboro (part), South Bristol (part) and Monhegan Plantation, plus the unorganized territory of Louds Island

91: Waldoboro

Office of the President

Donald J. Trump (R)
The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20500 | Comments: (202) 456-1111 | Switchboard: (202) 456-1414
Website | Email Form | |

Meet the Cabinet

Vice President Mike Pence and the heads of the 15 executive departments

 

U.S. Government Information

Branches | Departments & Agencies | Committees | Look Up Bills | Legislators

 

Find Your Elected Officials

Look up your US legislators based on your town or zip code. You’ll find each official’s name, party, district, contact information, and website.

 

Maine U.S. Senators

Susan Collins (R)

413 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510 | Tel: (202) 224-2523

District offices: Augusta: (207) 622-8414; Bangor: (207) 945-0417; Biddeford: (207) 283-1101; Caribou: (207) 493-7873; Lewiston: (207) 784-6969; Portland: (207) 780-3575

Website | Email Form | Meeting/Event Request

Angus King, Jr. (I)
133 Hart Building, Washington, DC 20510 | Tel: (202) 224-5344
District offices: Augusta: (207) 622-8292; Bangor: (207) 945-8000; Presque Isle: (207) 764-5124; Scarborough: (207) 883-1588
Website | Email Form | Meeting/Event Request

 

 

Maine U.S. Representatives

Chellie Pingree (D)

Congressional District 1 (Representing all of Lincoln County)

2162 Rayburn HOB, Washington, DC 20515 | Tel: (202) 225-6116 | Fax: (202) 225-5590

District offices: Portland: (207) 774-5019; Waterville: (207) 873-5713

Website | Email Form


Bruce Poliquin (R)

Congressional District 2

1208 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515 | Tel: (202) 225-6306 | Fax: (202) 225-2943

District offices: Bangor: (207) 942-0583; Lewiston: (207) 784-0768; Presque Isle: (207) 764-1968

Website | Email Form | Meeting/Event Request Form | 

 

Maine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives

RESOURCES

Qualifying Contributions for Maine Clean Election Act Candidates Online Service

You can use this service to support a candidate seeking public financing by making a $5 qualifying contribution, and support the Maine Clean Election Act program by making a general donation in any amount.

 

Maine Ethics & Election Practices

Learn about Maine’s regulation of campaign practices and ethics in elections, including the Clean Election Act.

 

Citizen Initiative Process

Any registered Maine voter may circulate a petition to add a question to the ballot.

 

People’s Veto Process

Any registered Maine voter may cirtulate a “people’s veto” referendum.

 

Current Statewide Citizen Initiatives