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11/05/2019

Penny Jordan, Caitlin Jordan re-elected to Town Council Nov. 5

Cape Elizabeth voters returned two incumbents to the Town Council in the municipal election Nov. 5, 2019.

Penelope A. Jordan was re-elected to a second consecutive term, Caitlin R. Jordan was re-elected to a rare fourth term on the council, according to unofficial results Tuesday evening.

Municipal Election Unofficial Results
Nov. 5, 2019
TOWN COUNCIL
For three year term until December 12, 2022
Vote for up to TWO (2)

  • JORDAN, CAITLIN R. .......... 863
  • JORDAN, PENELOPE A. ... 1109
  • MOSHER, AARON W. .......... 801
  • Write-ins ............................ 19
  • Blank Ballots .................. 326
SCHOOL BOARD
For three year term until December 12, 2022
Vote for up to TWO (2)
  • CARR, KIMBERLY L...... 1228
  • SAUCIER, PHILIP R. ...... 1179
  • Write-ins ........................... 26
  • Blank Ballots ................. 685

Penny Jordan was the top vote-getter in a three-way race for two seats on the council with 1,109 votes. Caitlin Jordan garnered 863 votes, and challenger Aaron W. Mosher received 801 votes.

Caitlin Jordan was first elected in November 2010, and to second and third terms in 2013 and 2016. Penny Jordan was first elected to fill an unexpired term in 2009. She was elected again in 2016 to a full three-year term.

In an unchallenged School Board race, incumbent Kimberly Carr was re-elected to a second term with 1,228 votes. Newcomer Philip R. Saucier was elected to the second term on the School Board ballot with 1,179 votes.

Also in an uncontested race, Cape Elizabeth cast 1,220 votes incumbent Matthew D. Beck of South Portland to represent South Portland and Cape Elizabeth on the Portland Water District Board of Trustees.

Cape Elizabeth voters supported both questions on the state referendum ballot. On the Question 1 bond issue to improve highways, bridges and multimodal facilities 1,356 Cape Elizabeth voters said "Yes" and 199 said "No." On Question 2, the constitutional amendment to allow persons with disabilities to sign petitions in an alternative manner, 1,312 Cape Elizabeth voters said "Yes" and 231 said "No."

Voter turnout was 1,559 state ballots cast, approximately 19 percent. Of those, 293 were absentee.

Here are the unofficial results as of 8:55 pm Nov. 5:


State Referendum Ballot
Cape Elizabeth Results Only:

Question 1:  Bond Issue

An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Improve Highways, Bridges and Multimodal Facilities

Public Law Chapter 532

Do you favor a $105,000,000 bond issue to build or improve roads, bridges, railroads, airports, transit and ports and make other transportation investments, to be used to match an estimated $137,000,000 in federal and other funds?

Yes ............. 1356
No ................ 199

Blank ......... 4

Question 2:  Constitutional Amendment

RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine Concerning Alternative Signatures Made by Persons with Disabilities

Constitutional Resolution Chapter 1

Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to allow persons with disabilities to sign petitions in an alternative manner as authorized by the Legislature?

Yes ............. 1312
No ................ 231

Blank ........... 16

Municipal Ballot

TOWN COUNCIL
For three year term until December 12, 2022
Vote for up to TWO (2)

JORDAN, CAITLIN R. ......... 863

JORDAN, PENELOPE A. ... 1109

MOSHER, AARON W. ....... 801

Write-in ............................... 19

Blank Ballots ................... 326

 

SCHOOL BOARD
For three year term until December 12, 2022
Vote for up to TWO (2)

CARR, KIMBERLY L. ..... 1228

SAUCIER, PHILIP R. ...... 1179

Write-in ........................... 26

Blank Ballots ................ 685

 

PORTLAND WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES
For a five year term until November 2024
Vote for up to ONE (1)
Cape Elizabeth Results Only

  • BECK, MATTHEW D. .. 1220
    South Portland
  • Write-in .......................... 14
  • Blank Ballots ................. 325