This November, Mainers will vote for a governor, their congressional representatives and pick a new Legislature. Read our coverage of the biggest races and learn more about all of the candidates in our voter’s guide.
2022 Maine Voter’s Guide
The Bangor Daily News’ guide to what you need to know about Maine’s 2022 elections.
Thursday, Nov. 3
Deadline for in-person absentee voting at municipal offices
Tuesday, Nov. 8
Election Day, most polls open by 8 a.m. and all close at 8 p.m.
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Election 2022 Coverage
Maine GOP chair ousted after bad 2022 election
Joel Stetkis will take the helm of the Maine Republican Party after members voted to remove Demi Kouzounas as chair.
Failed Republican candidate accused of drive-by shootings targeting Democrats
Solomon Pena lost his bid to unseat New Mexico Democratic state Rep. Miguel P. Garcia by 48 percentage points.
Maine Democrats still have no plan for big FTX executive donation
Vice Chair Bev Uhlenhake said the Maine Democratic Party is watching as courts consider criminal and bankruptcy cases against FTX.
Groundbreaking ceremony held for New Balance’s factory expansion
New Balance’s $65 million investment will add 200 new jobs to the area and double production at its Skowhegan factory.
A top Maine Democrat’s big budget threat looks emptier by the day
House Speaker Rachel Talbot Ross said she would not support the budget if Gov. Janet Mills didn’t back certain tribal-rights bills.
York Judicial Center now open in Biddeford
It combines the Alfred, Biddeford, Springvale and York courthouses into one location.
2nd Congressional District
Maine’s congressional delegation united in approving debt ceiling deal
In a floor speech earlier Thursday, Sen. Susan Collins called the defense spending figure in the bill “completely inadequate.”
Sanford’s influx of asylum seekers highlights lack of a statewide plan
Lawmakers are calling for a state-coordinated effort to help Maine cities and towns on the front lines of a surge in asylum seekers.
Jared Golden tries to nudge short-term immigration fixes through divided Congress
The Maine Democrat thinks passing piecemeal fixes while adding border security funding could gain momentum after it becomes clear partisan bills are not going to move.