Election Information

Election November 6, 2018

The next election will be held on November 6, 2018 at the Durham Community School.  Polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Absentee ballots may be requested now by phone (we must speak to the actual voter), by mail, in person and online. The last day to request absentee ballots is November 1, unless special circumstances exist. For more information regarding absentee ballots click here. To request an absentee ballot online click here. Absentee ballots will be available October 6, 2018 and requests already received will be mailed at that time. 

For information regarding Rank Choice Voting click here.

Federal and State Election:

In 2018, Maine voters will elect a Governor, one of Maine's two United States Senators, two Representatives to Congress, members of the Maine Legislature and certain county officers. 

November’s Referendum Election will include one Citizen Initiative and four Bond Issues.

For more information on Federal and State races as well as the Referendum click here

Municipal Election:

The Durham Board of Selectmen will conduct a Straw Poll during the November 6 election to get input from Durham residents about the recently passed adult use recreational marijuana law. This will not affect personal use or the opt-in nature of the new law.

This is a non-binding straw poll, and results will not be available until after the election (late in the day on Thursday, November 9, or Friday, November 10). 

Marijuana Straw Poll Ballot

Marijuana Straw Poll FAQ