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Four to vie for two Town Council seats in Nov. 7 municipal election

Four candidates will be seeking two seats on the Town Council in the Nov. 7, 2017 municipal election.

Christopher M. Straw, Valerie R. Randall, James C. Tasse and Peter R. McCarthy completed nomination papers at Town Hall before the Sept. 8 deadline and will appear on the ballot.

Two seats on the School Board are also up for election. Candidates Hope E. Straw and Mohammed N. Shir had petitions verified and will appear on the ballot for School Board.

Town Council incumbents Patty Grennon and Kathy Ray; and School Board incumbents Joanna Morrissey and Barbara Powers, did not seek renomination.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. at Cape Elizabeth High School on Election Day, Nov. 7.

Applications for absentee ballots are now available [More information]. Absentee voting will take place approximately 30 days before the election until 4 p.m Thursday, Nov. 2.

Nominating petition status:

  Address Date taken Date verified
Town Council      
Christopher M. Straw * 597 Shore Road 08/10/2017 08/15/2017
Valerie A. Randall * 58 Woodland Road #2 08/25/2017 09/07/2017
James C. Tasse * 30 Cliff Avenue 09/06/2017 09/07/2017
Peter R. McCarthy * 2 Balsam Road 09/08/2017 09/08/2017
School Board      
Hope E. Straw * 597 Shore Road 09/05/2017 09/07/2017
Mohammed N. Shir * 41 Ocean House Road 09/06/2017 09/07/2017

* Petition signatures verified, name will appear on Nov. 7 ballot