Elections & Voting

  •  Republicans will gather at Old Town High School - Saturday March 3rd at 1:30PM.
  •  Democrats will gather at the Orono Council Chambers - Sunday, March 4th at 3:00PM. 
  •  Doors will open for both caucuses 1/2 hour early for voter registration.

The Annual Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, March 13th from 7AM-8PM in the Orono Town Council Chambers (Upstairs - Town Office) at 59 Main Street.  Absentee voting without reason is open to all registered voters until 4:30PM Thursday, March 8th and may be done in person at the Town Office during business hours.  Special Circumstance Absentee Voting is available in person /or by signed application immediately following.

There are currently three (3) open seats for Town Council and two (2) open seats for RSU No. 26 School Board.  Each seat is for a three year term!  Nominations have closed and Candidate's night will be held on Tuesday, February 13th.   
If you reside within the United States and claim the town of Orono as your primary residence, you may request an absentee ballot or vote in person:


For an Absentee Ballot Request Form, please click here!

     For Absentee Ballot Instructions, please click here!
     To view the Warrant and sample ballots for the 3/13/18 Election, click here!
     To view the restricted activities for this Election, click here!
     To view the State of Maine updated political sign policy, click here! 


To view Orono's last 20 year summary of Election turnout, please click here!
If you claim Orono as your primary residence but reside outside the United States, please contact the State of Maine Elections Division 1-888-868-3763 to enroll as a UOCAVA voter for State/Federal Elections.  Should you have a local municipal Election question or to cast a municipal ballot, please call our office at (207)866-2556 or email: scrosby@orono.org

Finding Your Ward or Precinct / Polling Place

NEW:  For any Federal and State Election(s) held in November, all Orono residents will go the NEW BALANCE Field House & Memorial Gym building on UMAINE CAMPUS!  
For other State/Local combined Elections held in March or June - Please report to the following:
Street List / Ward-Precinct List (PDF)

  • Ward 1, Precincts 1, 2, and 3 voting is held at the Orono Council Chambers in Town Hall.  59 Main street besides the Public Safety Building.
  • All polls are open from 7am to 8pm.

Interested in signing up to Vote or getting a ballot?