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Absentee voting for Nov. 7 referendum, municipal election through Nov. 2

Absentee ballots are available for the Nov. 7, 2017 state referendum and municipal election. [Sample ballots] [Go to online absentee ballot application form]

State Referendum, Municipal Election
Polls open
7 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 7, 2017
Cape Elizabeth High School (directions)

'Any reason' absentee voting at Town Hall (directions)
7:30-5 p.m. Mondays
7:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays
Tuesday, Oct. 10 until 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2

Town Clerk Debra Lane, 207-799-7665.

"Any reason" absentee ballots are available at Town Hall during business hours Tuesday, Oct. 10 until 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. Registered voters may vote absentee for any reason during this time.

Requests for absentee ballots to be mailed or delivered must also be received by the town clerk's office by 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2.

Voter registration

Residents may register to vote at the town clerk's office prior to Election Day, or at the polls on Election Day. Proof of residency and proof of identity is required.

Polls will be open on Election Day at Cape Elizabeth High School from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. All election activity will take place at the polls on Election Day.

Any questions should be directed to Town Clerk Debra Lane, 207-799-7665.

For more information about voting absentee, please see our Elections & Voting services section

Candidates Night

Cape Elizabeth High School government students will host a candidates night for Town Council and School Board candidates at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12. The forum will be broadcast live over CETV Channel 3, and rebroadcast several times for Election Day. See program guide for schedule.

Ballot Questions

Download Sample Ballots: State Referendum | Municipal

Questions that will appear on the November 7, 2017 referendum ballot: (in the order they will appear on the ballot):

Question 1: Citizen Initiative

TITLE: An Act To Allow Slot Machines or a Casino in York County. - Legislation

Do you want to allow a certain company to operate table games and/or slot machines in York County, subject to state and local approval, with part of the profits going to the specific programs described in the initiative?

Question 2: Citizen Initiative

TITLE: An Act To Enhance Access to Affordable Health Care. - Legislation

Do you want Maine to expand Medicaid to provide healthcare coverage for qualified adults under age 65 with incomes at or below 138% of the federal poverty level, which in 2017 means $16,643 for a single person and $22,412 for a family of two?

Question 3: Bond Issue

TITLE: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue to Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities and Upgrade Municipal Culverts  - Legislation

Do you favor a $105,000,000 bond issue for construction, reconstruction and rehabilitation of highways and bridges and for facilities or equipment related to ports, harbors, marine transportation, freight and passenger railroads, aviation, transit and bicycle and pedestrian trails, to be used to match an estimated $137,000,000 in federal and other funds, and for the upgrade of municipal culverts at stream crossings?

Question 4: Constitutional Amendment

TITLE: Resolution, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Reduce Volatility in State Pension Funding Requirements Caused by the Financial Markets  - Legislation

Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to reduce volatility in state pension funding requirements caused by the financial markets by increasing the length of time over which experience losses are amortized from 10 years to 20 years, in line with pension industry standards?



Municipal Ballot

For three year term until December 14, 2020
Vote for up to TWO (2)





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For three year term until December 14, 2020
Vote for up to TWO (2)



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