Primary and Special Referendum Election - June 12, 2018
Primary Elections 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 General Election ballot the following November.
Absentee ballot applications are now available at town offices and through the online Absentee Ballot Request Service.
Ranked-choice Voting (RCV)
The June 12, 2018 Primary Election will use ranked-choice voting. Visit our RCV Resources page for more information about ranked-choice voting, including Frequently Asked Questions and sample ballots.
Primary Election Candidate Listing
Key to Abbreviations
List of Candidates - as of 5:00 PM - 5/1/2018
List of Candidate Withdrawals and Disqualifications Before the Primary Elections - as of 5:00 PM - 5/1/2018
List of Declared Write-in Candidates - as of 5:00 PM - 4/13/2018
Ballot Question on June 12, 2018 Referendum Ballot
Question 1: Do you want to reject the parts of a new law that would delay the use of ranked-choice voting in the election of candidates for any state or federal office until 2022, and then retain the method only if the constitution is amended by December 1, 2021, to allow ranked-choice voting for candidates in state elections?
Campaign Signs Guidance
General and Potential Referendum Election - November 6, 2018
The General Election is held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November. 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.
List of Candidates - as of 4:00 PM - 5/11/2018