Upcoming Elections

General and 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 Primary Candidates - as of 5:00 PM - 5/1/2018

List of Post-Primary Candidate Withdrawals – as of 4:00 PM 7/18/2018

List of Non-party Candidates - as of 4:00 PM - 7/12/2018

Note: The final consolidated list of General Election candidates will be posted after the post-primary withdrawal and replacement period (in late July).

Ranked-choice Voting (RCV)

The November 6, 2018 General Election will use ranked-choice voting for the federal offices of U.S. Senate and U.S. Representative to Congress. Visit our RCV Resources page for more information about ranked-choice voting, including Frequently Asked Questions and sample ballots.

Campaign Signs Guidance

Guidance from the Maine Department of Transportation on Campaign Signs - .pdf