COUNTDOWN TO PRIMARY 2018

Tuesday, 12 June

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.

SAVE THESE DATES

Friday, 18 May
  • Democratic State Convention

    Androscoggin Bank Colisee, 190 Birch St, Lewiston, ME 04240

    The convention gives Democrats the opportunity to hear from Maine Democratic Party leadership, Democratic candidates, and grassroots leaders; meet fellow passionate Democrats from across the state; and participate in activist workshops. Only Convention delegates and alternates speak on the floor and vote, but the event is open to the public and we encourage you to attend!

    Learn More: http://lincolncountydemocrats.com/2018-democratic-state-convention/

    Delegates and Alternates may register for the convention here: https://my.mainedems.org/caucus/towns/ME-LINC.

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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.

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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

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Damariscotta

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

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Dresden

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

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Edgecomb

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

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Jefferson

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

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Monhegan Island Plt

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

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Newcastle

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

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Nobleboro

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

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Somerville

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

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South Bristol

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

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Southport

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

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Waldoboro

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

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Westport

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

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Whitefield

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

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Wiscasset

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

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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