Cape Elizabeth November 2, 2021 Election Results

Cape Elizabeth experienced an extremely high number  of voters, with 4280 total state ballots cast, for an estimated turnout of approximately 49 percent.  The number of absentee ballots cast were 1577.  

For State election referendum Question 1, Cape Elizabeth voters closely favored a NO vote with 2172 votes; 2065 YES votes; and 43 Blanks.  For Question 2, Cape Elizabeth voters overwhelming voted YES with 3549 votes; 676 NO; and 55 BLANKS.  For Question 3, Cape Elizabeth voters favored a NO vote with 2238 votes; 1917 YES votes; and 125 BLANKS.

In the municipal election, Jeremy Gabrielson, Susan Gillis, and Timothy Reiniger narrowly defeated Victoria Volent for three seats on the Town Council; the large majority of votes were cast blank.  For School Board Heather Altenburg and Elizabeth Scifres were re-elected for their third and fourth terms respectively.  The third seat went to newcomer Kathleen Curry-Sparks,  The majority of votes were cast blank.

Here are the unofficial Election Results as of 10:00 p.m.

Do you want to ban the construction of high-impact electric transmission lines in the Upper Kennebec Region and to require the Legislature to approve all other such projects anywhere in Maine, both retroactively to 2020, and to require the Legislature, retroactively to 2014, to approve by a two-thirds vote such projects using public land?

"Yes" vote is to enact the initiated bill in its entirety.

"No" vote opposes the initiated bill in its entirety.

YES            2065
NO              2172       
Blank              43


Do you favor a $100,000,000 bond issue to build or improve roads, bridges, railroads, airports, transit facilities and ports and make other transportation investments, to be used to leverage an estimated $253,000,000 in federal and other funds?

Total estimated life time cost is $127,500,000 representing $100,000,000 in principal and $27,500,000 in interest (assuming interest at 5% over 10 years).

"Yes" vote approves the issuance of up to $100,000,000 in general obligation bonds to finance transportation-related activities.

"No" vote opposes the bond issue in its entirety.

YES            3549
NO                676
Blank              55


Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to declare that all individuals have a natural, inherent and unalienable right to grow, raise, harvest, produce and consume the food of their own choosing for their own nourishment, sustenance, bodily health and well-being?

“Yes” vote would amend the Maine Constitution to add a right to food.

“No” vote opposes adoption of the constitutional amendment.

YES            1917
NO             2238
Blank            125

For a three-year term until December 9, 2024
Vote for up to THREE (3)

    Gabrielson, Jeremy A.  2281
    Gillis, Susan A. 2247
    Reiniger, Timothy S. 2214
    Volent, Victoria A. 2209
    Write In    90

For a three-year term until December 9, 2024
Vote for up to THREE (3)

    Altenburg, Heather W.2178
    Curry-Sparks, Kathleen G.1663
    Gjermani, Kejda1226
    Gore, Audra  591
    Hughes, David W.1422
    Lowe, Samantha B.1117
    Scifres, Elizabeth K.1818
    Write In    44

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