The following applies to races being decided in the election Nov. 3, 2015:

Letters to the editor expressing support for candidates will be accepted for print publication through noon Oct. 27, 2015.

Letters questioning a candidate's stance or record will be accepted until 3 p.m. Nov. 2, 2015, but only published online at to allow adequate time for a response to questions raised. To comment on online letters, you must be a subscriber.

The editor reserves the right to reject letters. Election letters may be sent to or The Republican Journal, 156 High St., Belfast, ME 04915.