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CHy of ty of ELECTION INFORMATION - CITY OF LEWISTON November 3, 2020 election ewiston Lewiston "REQUEST EARLY - VOTE EARLY - RETURN EARLY" Due to the pandemic, the State and CDC have issued capacity limits on indoor activities. All Lewiston polling places will be open on November 3 from 7:00am - 8:00pm but can only accommodate a limited number of voters at one time due to the health and safety regulations. Lewiston voters are urged to consider conducting election tasks before election day. VOTER REGISTRATION Any resident who needs to register to vote for the first time or update their name or address should visit the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, 27 Pine Street, before election day. Hours are Monday- Friday, 8:30am- 4pm. Please do not wait until election day. Voter registration also can be done via the mail by October 13. More information is on the city's election website. ABSENTEE VOTING BY MAIL FROM HOME Due to the pandemic, many voters are more comfortable voting an absentee ballot from home. To order a ballot, please call the City Clerk's Office at 513-3124 or order online at www. lewistonmaine.gov/elections Ballots can be ordered now and will be mailed out to voters at the beginning of October. Ballots should be returned no later than October 27 and can be mailed back to City Hall or placed in the secure Ballot Drop Box at Lewiston City Hall, Park St - entrance. ABSENTEE VOTING IN PERSON AT CITY HALL The Early Voting Polling Place in the City Council Chambers, First Floor, City Hall, will be open weekdays from Friday, Oct. 9- Friday, Oct. 30 from 8:30am 4pm. Extended Hours: Wednesday, . Oct 14, 4pm - 7pm; Thursday, Oct. 22, 4pm - 7pm and Saturday, Oct. 24, 9am - 12noon. CDC safety precautions will be in place - workers will be wearing masks and behind plexiglass barriers, voting booths will be cleaned between use, voters will not share pens and social distance spacing will be enacted. Voters are strongly encouraged to wear masks while voting. BALLOT INFORMATION Every voter will receive one ballot which will contain races for US President, US Senate, US Congress, State Senate, State Representative, County Registrar of Probate and County Commissioner (some districts only). Races for US President, US Senate and US Congress will be conducted by Ranked Choice Vote and the other races by traditional vote. REPUBLICAN ELECTION WORKERS NEEDED Registered voters enrolled in the Republican Party are needed to help serve as election workers for Nov 3. Applications available at the city's website at www.lewistonmaine.gov/elections Questions about elections and voting - Lewiston City Clerk's Office, 513-3124 CHy of ty of ELECTION INFORMATION - CITY OF LEWISTON November 3, 2020 election ewiston Lewiston "REQUEST EARLY - VOTE EARLY - RETURN EARLY" Due to the pandemic, the State and CDC have issued capacity limits on indoor activities. All Lewiston polling places will be open on November 3 from 7:00am - 8:00pm but can only accommodate a limited number of voters at one time due to the health and safety regulations. Lewiston voters are urged to consider conducting election tasks before election day. VOTER REGISTRATION Any resident who needs to register to vote for the first time or update their name or address should visit the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, 27 Pine Street, before election day. Hours are Monday- Friday, 8:30am- 4pm. Please do not wait until election day. Voter registration also can be done via the mail by October 13. More information is on the city's election website. ABSENTEE VOTING BY MAIL FROM HOME Due to the pandemic, many voters are more comfortable voting an absentee ballot from home. To order a ballot, please call the City Clerk's Office at 513-3124 or order online at www. lewistonmaine.gov/elections Ballots can be ordered now and will be mailed out to voters at the beginning of October. Ballots should be returned no later than October 27 and can be mailed back to City Hall or placed in the secure Ballot Drop Box at Lewiston City Hall, Park St - entrance. ABSENTEE VOTING IN PERSON AT CITY HALL The Early Voting Polling Place in the City Council Chambers, First Floor, City Hall, will be open weekdays from Friday, Oct. 9- Friday, Oct. 30 from 8:30am 4pm. Extended Hours: Wednesday, . Oct 14, 4pm - 7pm; Thursday, Oct. 22, 4pm - 7pm and Saturday, Oct. 24, 9am - 12noon. CDC safety precautions will be in place - workers will be wearing masks and behind plexiglass barriers, voting booths will be cleaned between use, voters will not share pens and social distance spacing will be enacted. Voters are strongly encouraged to wear masks while voting. BALLOT INFORMATION Every voter will receive one ballot which will contain races for US President, US Senate, US Congress, State Senate, State Representative, County Registrar of Probate and County Commissioner (some districts only). Races for US President, US Senate and US Congress will be conducted by Ranked Choice Vote and the other races by traditional vote. REPUBLICAN ELECTION WORKERS NEEDED Registered voters enrolled in the Republican Party are needed to help serve as election workers for Nov 3. Applications available at the city's website at www.lewistonmaine.gov/elections Questions about elections and voting - Lewiston City Clerk's Office, 513-3124