Elections & Voting

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      Where do I vote?
      When are elections scheduled?
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    Election Results History

    View Cape Elizabeth election results dating back to 1998


    Absentee Ballot Information

    Maine has "no reason" absentee voting. The law permits absentee ballots to be cast at any election by any voter who properly requests a ballot, up until three business days before the election.


    Registration Appeals Board

    State law provides for a Registration Appeals Board, M.R.S. Title 21-A §103. In the event a person is aggrieved by the decision of the registrar of voters, that person may appeal to the board.


    Next Election:  Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    State Primary and Municipal Elections
    Hours:  Polls open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Location: Cape Elizabeth High School (directions)

     

     

    June 14, 2022

    Voters are encouraged to have an absentee ballot mailed to them. Absentee by mail is a convenient and safe way to vote.  The last day to request an absentee ballot by mail is 4:00 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022.

     

    Voting by Mail

    Registered voters may request an absentee ballot be mailed by one of the following methods:  

    • 🖨    Online Request - A voter may complete the online request form.
    • 🖨    Application Form (Fillable PDF) /Application (Download PDF) - A voter or voter's immediate family member may complete a request for absentee ballot and return by mail, fax, or email.
    • 🖨    Phone - A voter may call the Town Clerk's Office to request an absentee ballot.


    Town Clerk

    320 Ocean House Road

    Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107

    Phone - 207-799-7665 /Fax - 207-799-7141

    debra.lane@capeelizabeth.org

     

    Voting In-Person

    Registered voters may vote by absentee ballot in-person at Town Hall.  Voters will enter through the south side door of Town Hall (adjacent to the Village Green).  The deadline to vote by absentee ballot is 4:00 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022.


    Hours at Town Hall Council Chambers prior to Election Day:

    Monday 7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. and Tuesday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

    Voters are encouraged to request an absentee ballot be sent to them by mail.  Absentee by mail is a convenient and safe way to vote.


    Return of Absentee Ballots

    Absentee ballots may be returned to the Town Clerk's Office prior to Election Day by one of the following methods:

    1. By Mail -- Ballots may be returned by mail allowing sufficient time for the postal service to deliver to the Town Clerk by Election Day.
    2. Drop Box -- A secure drop box dedicated to absentee ballots is affixed in the front of Town Hall.  The drop box is available until 5:00 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2022.  The voter or the voter's immediate family member may drop off the absentee ballot.
    3. Deliver to Town Hall -- If a voter prefers to deliver the absentee ballot to an election official, they may do so at Town Hall Council Chambers. Please enter the south side door of Town Hall (adjacent to the Village Green) and proceed into the Council Chambers. The last day to deliver an absentee ballot to Town Hall is 5:00 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2022.  The voter or the voter's immediate family member may deliver the ballot.

     

     

     

    Accessible Absentee Ballot

    An accessible absentee ballot is available for the June 14, 2022 elections. The accessible ballot is intended for voters with print disabilities, which may include vision impairment or blindness, physical dexterity limitations, learning disabilities or cognitive impairment, all of which prevent the individual from independently marking a paper ballot.

    For those voters with disabilities who prefer to vote absentee, an accessible electronic ballot is available for voters to vote independently at home using screen reader technology.

    Registered voters may request an Accessible Absentee Ballot through the Online Request Form.  The Online Request Form is available until 

    4:00 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022. Voters will follow the instructions for the return of accessible absentee ballots. 


    All absentee ballots must be received by the close of the polls on Election Day at 8:00 p.m.

     

     

    Not Registered to Vote?  

    Cape Elizabeth residents not yet registered to vote may register at Town Hall Council Chambers prior to Election Day on Mondays 7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Tuesdays - Fridays 7:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., or at the polls on Election Day 

    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Proof of identity and Cape Elizabeth residency required.



General Information
Assistant Town Manager
Debra Lane
Deputy Town Clerk
Kathy Maxwell
Phone Numbers
207-799-7665
Fax: 207-799-7141
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
320 Ocean House Road
Cape Elizabeth,
ME
04107

Monday
7:30 - 5:00
Tuesday - Friday
7:30 - 4:00

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