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State of Maine
Originally published in Island Ad-Vantages, November 1, 2018
Island voting information for Election Day, November 6

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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/

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

Deer Isle: Town Hall, 70 Church St., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Isle au Haut: Revere Memorial Hall, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Stonington: Town hall, 32 Main St., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Candidates

U.S. Senate: Eric Brakey (Republican), Angus King (independent), Zak Ringelstein (Democrat). Will use ranked choice voting.
Governor: Alan Caron (independent, withdrew candidacy), Teresea “Terry” Hayes (independent), Janet Mills (Democrat), Shawn Moody (Republican)
Deer Isle and Stonington
U.S. House of Representatives, District 2: Tiffany Bond (independent), Jared Golden (Democrat), William Hoar (independent), Bruce Poliquin (Republican). Will use ranked choice voting.
Maine Senate District 7: Louie Luchini (Democrat), Richard Malaby (Republican)
Maine House District 134: Philip Brady Jr. (Republican), Genevieve McDonald (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)
Isle au Haut (Knox County):
U.S. House of Representatives, District 1: Martin Grohman (independent), Mark Holbrook (Republican), Chellie Pingree (Democrat). Will use ranked choice voting.
Maine Senate District 12: David Miramant (Democrat), Wendy Pelletier (Republican)
Maine House District 134: Philip Brady Jr. (Republican), Genevieve McDonald (Democrat)
Sheriff: Tim Carroll (Democrat)
Judge of Probate: Carol R. Emery (Republican)

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