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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Nomination Papers Available for November 2021 Election

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The City Clerk’s Office is reminding Portland residents that nomination papers are available for several seats that are open for the November 2, 2021 Election. The deadline to return is no sooner than August 9, 2021 at 9:00 PM and no later than August 23, 2021 at 4:30 PM

The following seats are available:   

City Council District One                                          1 seat
City Council District Two                                          1 seat
City Council At-Large                                               1 seat

School Board District One                                        1 seat
School Board District Two                                        1 seat
School Board At-Large                                             1 seat

Peaks Island                                                             3 seats (3yr. term)
Water District Trustee                                               1 seat (5yr. term)

Papers can be taken out in the City Clerk's Office, which is located in Room 24, basement level of City Hall. The public must use the Myrtle Street Entrance to gain access. Masks are required to enter the building.

Signatures required:

  • Council/School Districts 75 min / 150 max
  • At Large for Council/School 300 min / 500 max
  • Peaks Island 50 min / 100 max
  • Water District Trustee 100 min / 150 max

For more information, please call the Clerk's office at 207-874-8677 or email elections@portlandmaine.gov.