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Originally published in Castine Patriot, November 1, 2018
Election Day is Tuesday, November 6 - Castine & Penobscot

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Voting is perhaps the easiest way to participate in our democracy. Election Day is November 6. Citizens can register to vote on any day, including Election Day, in the town they reside in if they are at least 18 years old and a United States citizen. When registering in person, you must show proof of residency. Check out our Election Archives for all the election information you need at http://penobscotbaypress.com/news/archives/2018/election-2018-archive-nov/

Election Day is Tuesday, November 6

Voting is perhaps the easiest way to participate in our democracy.

Citizens can register to vote on any day, including Election Day, in the town they reside in, if they are at least 18 years old and a United States citizen. When registering in person, you must show proof of residency.

Independent candidate for governor Alan Caron withdrew October 29 but his name will still appear on the ballot.

Where to vote
Polls are open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Castine: Emerson Hall, 67 Court St.
Penobscot: Fire Department, 46 N. Penobscot Rd.

Candidates

U.S. Senate: Eric Brakey (Republican), Angus King (independent), Zak Ringelstein (Democrat). Will use ranked choice voting.
U.S. House of Representatives, District 2: Tiffany Bond (independent), Jared Golden (Democrat), William Hoar (independent), Bruce Poliquin (Republican). Will use ranked choice voting.
Governor: Alan Caron (independent, withdrew candidacy), Teresea “Terry” Hayes (independent), Janet Mills (Democrat), Shawn Moody (Republican)
Maine Senate District 8: Kimberley Rosen (Republican), Beverly Uhlenhake (Democrat)
Maine House District 131 (Penobscot): Nathalie Arruda (Democrat), Sherm Hutchins (Republican)
Maine House District 133 (Castine): Nancy Colwell (Republican), Sarah Pebworth (Democrat)
County Commissioner: Percy Brown (Republican), John Wombacher (Democrat)
District Attorney: Matt Foster (Republican), Steven Juskewitch (independent)
Judge of Probate: William Blaisdell (Republican), Lynne Williams (Democrat)
Sheriff: Scott Kane (Republican)
Registrar of Deeds: Julie Curtis (Republican)

Castine town election

Referendum question: Will the Town accept the donation of the structure located on the Town’s 20’ x 30’ ground lease parcel as a part of Map 21, Lot 105, from Castine Community Partners LLC?
Selectman: Gordon B. MacArthur, unopposed
School Committee: Kathryn C. MacArthur, unopposed
Library Trustee: Jeffrey D. Ackerman, unopposed

Referendum questions