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07/29/2019 - updated 08/16/2019

Nominating petition status as of 07/30/2019:

  Address Date taken Date verified
Town Council      
Caitlin R. Jordan 83 Old Ocean House Road 07/30/2019  
Penelope A. Jordan 21 Wells Road 07/30/2019  
School Board      
Kimberly L. Carr 19 Rock Crest Drive 08/16/2019  
Portland Water District      
Matthew D. Beck South Portland 07/30/2019  

Nomination for 2019 Town Council, School Board, Portland Water District trustee election begins July 29

Nomination papers for the Nov. 5, 2019 municipal election are available at the town clerk's office (directions) beginning July 29.

Two seats on the Town Council and two seats on the School Board are up for election. They are currently held by Councilors Caitlin Jordan and Penelope Jordan; and School Board members Kimberly Carr and Susana Measelle Hubbs. All are three-year terms to expire Dec. 12, 2022.

Papers are due before 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the town clerk's office.

In addition, a five-year term on the Portland Water District Board of Trustees representing Cape Elizabeth and South Portland is up for election on Nov. 5.

Cape Elizabeth residents seeking nomination to the water district trustees must obtain and file petitions in both communities. (See manual on trustee candidacy from the Portland Water district website). In Cape Elizabeth, at least 35 signatures are required from Cape Elizabeth voters; and deadline for returning petitions to the Cape Elizabeth town clerk is 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6. For South Portland deadlines and requirements please see the South Portland website.

Here is a summary of the 2019 municipal election dates and deadlines for Cape Elizabeth Town Council and School Board:

ELECTION DAY
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2019
CEHS Gym or Cafeteria
Polls Open 7 am Close 8 pm

NOMINATION PAPERS AVAILABLE
MONDAY, July 29, 2019
Town Clerk's Office Open
Monday 7:30-5
Tue - Fri 7:30-4

NOMINATION PAPERS DUE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2019
Town Clerk's Office 4:00PM

SEATS AVAILABLE
TOWN COUNCIL
CAITLIN R. JORDAN term until 12/9/2019
PENELOPE A. JORDAN term until 12/9/2019

SCHOOL BOARD            
KIMBERLY L. CARR term until 12/9/2019
SUSANA MEASELLE HUBBS term until 12/9/2019

QUALIFICATIONS
*Registered Voter of Cape Elizabeth
*Residency Required During Term of Office

SIGNATURES REQUIRED TO BE NOMINATED FOR OFFICE

  • Between 25 and 100 registered voters of Cape Elizabeth. The voter may sign as many nomination papers for each office as the voters chooses, regardless of the number of vacancies to be filled.

NOMINEE MUST APPEAR IN PERSON, PRIOR TO THE DEADLINE, TO COMPLETE THE NOMINATION PAPERS.

SIGNS
Each candidate is encouraged to contact the Town Clerk prior to erecting political signs. The town's sign ordinance, Chapter 21, limits the size and placement of temporary signs in Cape Elizabeth.

OFFICE HOURS
The Town Clerk's Office is open Monday 7:30 - 5:00 and Tuesday through Friday 7:30 - 4:00. The Town Clerk may be reached at debra.lane@capeelizabeth.org
or 207-799-7665.