November Municipal Election

City of Portland
Press Kit
November 7, 2017 Election
Municipal Seats Open
3 yr term unless stated otherwise

City Council District Four                                          1 seat
City Council District Five   1 seat
City Council At-Large                                                1 seat
School Board District Four                                        1 seat
School Board District Five   1 seat
School Board At-Large                                              1 seat
Peaks Island                                                              2 seats
Portland Water District (5 yr. Term)                            1 seat

Write in Candidates must declare themselves 60 days before the Election. September 8, 2017

Nomination papers
Available: 07/03/2017
Deadline to return:
No sooner than 8/14/2017 at 9:00 A.M.
No later than 8/28/2017 at 4:30 P.M.

Signatures required:
Council/School Districts 75 min 150 max
At Large for Council/School 300 min. 500 max
Peaks Island 50 min 100 max
Portland Water Dist. 100 min 150 max

Polling Times
Polls open at 7:00 A.M. and close at 8:00 P.M.

Polling Places

Current Voter Registration
As of March 2017: 57,638

Historical Voter Turnout
November 2016 (Presidential) 38,574 
June 2016 (Primary Election) 5,263
May 2016 (School Budget Validation) 1,482
April 1016 (Special Referendum) 2,205  
November 2015 (General Election) 19,155 
May 2015 (School Budget Validation) 970
November 2014 (General Election) 30,162
June  2014 (Primary Election) 9,567
May 2014 (School Budget Validation) 1,492
November 2013 (Referendum Election) 15,107
September 2013 (School Budget Validation) 1,577
May 2013 (School Budget Validation) 2,360
November 2012 (Presidential) 36,690