FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday July 1, 2016
Contact: Kristen Schulze Muzsynski
Secretary Dunlap Announces Official Results of 2016 Primary Election
AUGUSTA ? The official results of the June 14, 2016 State Primary Election are now available, Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced Friday.
Maine law requires the Secretary of State to tabulate the election returns and submit them to the governor within 20 days after an election. Governor Paul LePage signed the election results Friday.
The full election results are now posted on the Maine Department of the Secretary of State?s Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions website.
The State of Maine recognizes three political parties: Democratic, Green Independent and Republican. The primary election determined each party?s candidates for various offices, including: 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.
Winners in these races will represent their political parties in the Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 General Election.