November Municipal Election

City of Portland
Press Kit
November 8, 2016 Election

Municipal Seats Open
3 yr term unless stated otherwise 

City Council District Three                                         1 seat
City Council At-Large                                                 1 seat
School Board District Three                                       1 seat
School Board At-Large                                             2 seats
Peaks Island                                                             3 seats
Peaks Island (2 yr term)                                             1 seat 
Portland Water District (5 yr. Term)                           1 seat

Write in Candidates must declare themselves 45 days before the Election. September 23, 2016
   
Nomination papers
 
Available: 07/01/2016
  Deadline to return:
 No sooner than 8/15/2016 at 9:00 A.M.   
 No later than 8/29/2016 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 February 2016: 54,193
 
Historical Voter Turnout
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
June 2012 (Primary Election) 5,004
May 2012 (School Budget Validation) 1,513