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05/15/2018

Absentee voting underway for June 12 state primary, referendum; school budget validation

Absentee balloting is now underway for the June 12, 2018 state primary and referendum, and Cape Elizabeth school budget validation.

State Primary and local School Budget Validation
7 a.m.-8 p.m. June 12, 2018
Cape Elizabeth High School

Absentee voting at Town Hall until the end of business Thursday, June 7, 2018.

Hours:
7:30-5 p.m. Mondays
7:30-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays

Questions?
Town Clerk Debra Lane, 207-799-7665.

For the first time in the state's history, voters enrolled in the Democratic and Republican parties will rank their choices for their party's candidate for the gubernatorial election on Nov. 6. More information about ranked choice voting is available from the state Secretary of State.

All voters - whether enrolled in a political party or not - are eligible to vote on a state referendum question regarding ranked-choice voting; and, to validate the $25.4 million school budget approved by the Town Council for fiscal 2019. [news article]

Voters enrolled in the Democratic and Republican parties will also vote on primary candidates for representatives to Congress, State Senate and State House; county sheriff, district attorney and county commissioner.

Absentee balloting will take place at Town Hall, 320 Ocean House Road, during business hours Mondays 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and Tuesday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. through June 9.

The election will be held on Tuesday, June 12, at the Cape Elizabeth High School gym. Polls will be open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

All election activities, including voter registration, will move to the polls on Election Day.

Under Maine law, any registered voter may vote absentee until three business days before the election. You may do so in person at Town Hall, or request a ballot be sent to you by filling out an application. Online application | Download paper application

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


Sample Ballots

[Download Sample Ballots: District 30 Democratic/Republican Primary | District 32 Democratic/Republican Primary | State Referendum | School Budget Validation]

School Budget Validation Referendum [notice of amounts]

Do you favor approving the Town of Cape Elizabeth school budget for the upcoming school year that was adopted at the latest school budget meeting of the Town Council?

YES
NO

The following is a non-binding expression of opinion for the consideration of the School Board and Town Council.

I find the school budget adopted at the May 14, 2018 Town Council’s school budget meeting to be:

TOO HIGH
ACCEPTABLE
TOO LOW


Ballot Question on June 12, 2018 Referendum Ballot

Question 1:  Do you want to reject the parts of a new law that would delay the use of ranked-choice voting in the election of candidates for any state or federal office until 2022, and then retain the method only if the constitution is amended by December 1, 2021, to allow ranked-choice voting for candidates in state elections?

YES
NO

Democratic Primary

United States Senator (vote for 1)

  • Ringelstein, Zak
    Yarmouth
  • Write-in

Representative to Congress
District 1

  • Pingree, Chellie
    North Haven
  • Write-in

State Senator
District 29 (vote for 1)

  • Millett, Rebecca J.
    Cape Elizabeth
  • Write-in

Representative to the Legislature
(District 30 only)

  • Carney, Anne M.
    Cape Elizabeth
  • Lynch, Mary Ann
    Cape Elizabeth
  • Write-in

Representative to the Legislature
(District 32 only)

  • Kessler, Christopher J.
    South Portland
  • Rottkov, Richard
    South Portland
  • Write-in

Judge of Probate
Cumberland County (vote for 1)

  • Aranson, Paul
    Scarborough
  • Kahill, Charles
    South Portland
  • Segal, Rubin G.
    Portland
  • Write-in

Sheriff
Cumberland County (vote for 1)

  • Joyce, Kevin Jay
    Standish
  • Write-in

District Attorney
District 2 (vote for 1)

  • Gale, Jon C.
    Portland
  • Levy, N. Seth
    Portland
  • Tarpinian, Frayla
    Windham
  • Write-in

County Commissioner
District 4 (vote for 1)

  • Coward, Thomas S.
    South Portland
  • Write-in

Governor (Rank)

  • Cote, Adam Roland
    Sanford
  • Dion, Donna J.
    Biddeford
  • Dion, Mark N.
    Portland
  • Eves, Mark W.
    North Berwick
  • Mills, Janet T.
    Farmington
  • Russell, Diane Marie
    Portland
  • Sweet, Elizabeth A.
    Hallowell
  • Write-in
Republican Primary

United States Senator (vote for 1)

  • Brakey, Eric L.
    Auburn
  • Linn, Max Patrick
    Bar Harbor
  • Write-in

Representative to Congress
District 1

  • Holbrook, Mark I.
    Brunswick
  • Write-in

State Senator
District 29 (vote for 1)

  • Van Syckel, George Willard
    South Portland
  • Write-in

Representative to the Legislature
(District 30 only)

  • Rich, Charles Peter
    Cape Elizabeth
  • Write-in

Representative to the Legislature
(District 32 only)

  • Walter, Tammy B.
    Cape Elizabeth
  • Write-in

District Attorney
District 2 (vote for 1)

  • Bates, Randall J.
    Yarmouth
  • Write-in

Governor (Rank)

  • Fredette, Kenneth Wade
    Newport
  • Mason, Garrett Paul
    Lisbon
  • Mayhew, Mary C.
    China
  • Moody, Shawn H.
    Gorham
  • Write-in

 



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  • Debra Lane, Assistant Town Manager and Town Clerk
  • Phone:
    207-799-7665
  • FAX:
    207-799-7141
  • Mailing Address:
    PO Box 6260
    Cape Elizabeth, ME
    04107
  • Business Hours: Mondays, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesdays-Fridays, 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
  • Location:
    Town Hall, 320 Ocean House Road - Directions