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CHy of NOTICE TO ALL LEWISTON VOTERS: JULY 14, 2020 STATE PRIMARY & REFERENDUM Cwiston AND SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION Cwiston TYPES OF BALLOTS All voters will receive one State Referendum bond issue ballot, one School Budget ballot and a state Democratic party candidate ballot or state Republican party candidate ballot, if enrolled in that political party. VOTER REGISTRATION HOURS In accordance with MRSA, Title 21-A, Section 122, Subsection 6, A(2), you are hereby notified that as of Wednesday, July 8, 2020, voter registrations will only be accepted from applicants who appear in person. Proof of identity and Lewiston residency are required. The Office will be open during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The law also requires that when a voter's address changes, the voter must notify the Registrar of such change. Residents may register to vote at the polling place on election day and proof of identity and Lewiston residency is required. CHANGING POLITICAL PARTY ENROLLMENT The state deadline to change political parties in order to vote in the primary election is 4:00pm on Monday, June 29, 2020. Voters who are unenrolled in a political party may enroll in a political party at the polling place on election day. SAMPLE BALLOTS, STATE REFERENDUM, SCHOOL BUDGET AND RANKED CHOICE VOTING INFORMATION The elections section of the City's website contains sample ballots, links to the Secretary of State's Citizens Guide to the Referendum Questions and information about casting votes using Ranked Choice Voting. The City's website is www.lewistonmaine.gov/elections ABSENTEE BALLOTS Absentee ballots are now available from the City Clerk's Office. There is no deadline to request an absentee ballot but voters must take into account mail time for delivery and return. To have a ballot mailed to you, please call the City Clerk's Department at 513-3124. To order an absentee ballot online, find the link at the City's website at www.lewistonmaine.gov/elections EARLY VOTING POLLING PLACE This will be open in the City Council Chambers, first floor of Lewiston City Hall, 27 Pine Street from Monday, June 22 - Friday, July 10, not including Saturday or Sunday. Hours are 1:00pm - 4:00pm with evening hours on Tuesday, July 7 until 7pm. CDC public health regulations are in place and voters should wear a face covering if medically able. The City has implemented COVID-19 safety precautions such as the use of plexiglass barriers, regular cleaning of voting booths and so forth. Social distancing at 6 ft spacing will be implemented for voters in line. CITYWIDE POLLING PLACE ON ELECTION DAY All registered voters shall vote at the Longley School Gymnasium, 145 Birch Street. Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm. This location is accessible to voters with disabilities. CDC public health regulations are in place and voters should wear a face covering if medically able. The City will implement COVID-19 safety precautions such as the use of plexiglass barriers, regular cleaning of voting booths and so forth. Social distancing at 6 ft spacing will be implemented for voters in line. Notice placed as required under Maine State Statutes Kathleen Montejo, ity Clerk & Registrar of Voters The City of Lewiston is an EOE. FMI: Please visit www.lewistonmaine.gov and look for the Non-Discrimination Policy. CHy of NOTICE TO ALL LEWISTON VOTERS: JULY 14, 2020 STATE PRIMARY & REFERENDUM Cwiston AND SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION Cwiston TYPES OF BALLOTS All voters will receive one State Referendum bond issue ballot, one School Budget ballot and a state Democratic party candidate ballot or state Republican party candidate ballot, if enrolled in that political party. VOTER REGISTRATION HOURS In accordance with MRSA, Title 21-A, Section 122, Subsection 6, A(2), you are hereby notified that as of Wednesday, July 8, 2020, voter registrations will only be accepted from applicants who appear in person. Proof of identity and Lewiston residency are required. The Office will be open during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The law also requires that when a voter's address changes, the voter must notify the Registrar of such change. Residents may register to vote at the polling place on election day and proof of identity and Lewiston residency is required. CHANGING POLITICAL PARTY ENROLLMENT The state deadline to change political parties in order to vote in the primary election is 4:00pm on Monday, June 29, 2020. Voters who are unenrolled in a political party may enroll in a political party at the polling place on election day. SAMPLE BALLOTS, STATE REFERENDUM, SCHOOL BUDGET AND RANKED CHOICE VOTING INFORMATION The elections section of the City's website contains sample ballots, links to the Secretary of State's Citizens Guide to the Referendum Questions and information about casting votes using Ranked Choice Voting. The City's website is www.lewistonmaine.gov/elections ABSENTEE BALLOTS Absentee ballots are now available from the City Clerk's Office. There is no deadline to request an absentee ballot but voters must take into account mail time for delivery and return. To have a ballot mailed to you, please call the City Clerk's Department at 513-3124. To order an absentee ballot online, find the link at the City's website at www.lewistonmaine.gov/elections EARLY VOTING POLLING PLACE This will be open in the City Council Chambers, first floor of Lewiston City Hall, 27 Pine Street from Monday, June 22 - Friday, July 10, not including Saturday or Sunday. Hours are 1:00pm - 4:00pm with evening hours on Tuesday, July 7 until 7pm. CDC public health regulations are in place and voters should wear a face covering if medically able. The City has implemented COVID-19 safety precautions such as the use of plexiglass barriers, regular cleaning of voting booths and so forth. Social distancing at 6 ft spacing will be implemented for voters in line. CITYWIDE POLLING PLACE ON ELECTION DAY All registered voters shall vote at the Longley School Gymnasium, 145 Birch Street. Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm. This location is accessible to voters with disabilities. CDC public health regulations are in place and voters should wear a face covering if medically able. The City will implement COVID-19 safety precautions such as the use of plexiglass barriers, regular cleaning of voting booths and so forth. Social distancing at 6 ft spacing will be implemented for voters in line. Notice placed as required under Maine State Statutes Kathleen Montejo, ity Clerk & Registrar of Voters The City of Lewiston is an EOE. FMI: Please visit www.lewistonmaine.gov and look for the Non-Discrimination Policy.