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LOCAL Voting And Election Information


Town of Newfield

Regional School Unit No. 57 Budget Referendum Election

June 8, 2021

VOTING RESULTS – QUESTION 1:      Yes – 20   No – 34   Blank – 0

                                    QUESTION 2:      Yes – 21   No – 33   Blank – 0

TOTAL OF 54 VOTES CAST

 

Town Hall, 23 South Effingham Road, West Newfield 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

SPECIMEN BALLOT

Application for Absentee Ballot RSU57

Above application for absentee ballot may be printed and mailed to Town Clerk, 637 Water St., West Newfield, ME 04095

Deadline to request Absentee Ballot by phone or mail from the Municipal Clerk’s office is close of business on June 3, 2021 call 207-793-4348

Do Not Use State of Maine absentee request site or application.


RESULTS OF ELECTION/REFERENDUM VOTE

Select Board Member/Assessor/Overseer of the Poor – James D McLaughlin Jr.  214 votes

School Board Director – Tina M Crowley-Colwell  256 votes

Referendum Question 1: “Shall an ordinance entitled ‘Marijuana Manufacturing Ordinance’ be enacted?”                       Yes – 124          No – 172

Referendum Question 2: “To see if the Town will vote to approve the Municipal Officers’ Order of Discontinuance of the Whitehouse Road (formerly Jones Road) portion, dated January 26, 2021 and filed with the Town Clerk, and to appropriate the sum of $0.00 to pay damages as stated in the aforementioned order.”               Yes – 119          No – 169
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ANNUAL TOWN MEETING / ELECTIONS IS NOW A TWO DAY PROCESS 

This is a two part / two day voting system – Candidate/Referendum Questions are voted by secret ballot on Friday, March 11, 2022 from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm. 

The meeting resumes at 10:00 am, Saturday, March 12, 2022 (place to be determined) where results of the voting are announced and the warrant articles are voted on. 

Town Meeting Warrant (2021)

Be informed, read the booklet – A Citizen’s Guide to Town Meeting below.

Citizens Guide to Town Hall Meeting


State of Maine

Voting is at the Newfield Town Hall, 23 South Effingham Road, West Newfield from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.

YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED VOTER  IN NEWFIELD TO REQUEST AN ABESENTEE BALLOT

Voters may cast an absentee ballot instead of voting in person to minimize interaction with others during this public health pandemic (COVID-19), some voters may prefer voting by absentee ballot.  Casting an absentee ballot is convenient and secure.  Vote early/Vote absentee.

Deadline to request Absentee Ballot by phone or mail from the Municipal Clerk’s office is close of business on __________________ call 207-793-4348

You can request an absentee ballot online (electronic) by the close of business on _______________________ at the Secretary of State’s website: 

https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl?c=1

For additional information go to: https://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/upcoming/index.html

NEWAbsentee Tracking Service:  Peace of mind knowing that your ballot is on its way, and later, that your ballot has been safely received and accepted by the municipal clerk.  Click link below – 

https://apps.web.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/ballot_status.pl?fbclid=IwAR0XyPoDpplZ7bfDNkVbKqn1cLkIAAId_8j9PyUQcWTzzsbS8P-HtzRMc64

Understanding Ranked Choice Voting – click link below

https://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/upcoming/rcv.html


To be eligible to vote in Maine, you must meet the following requirements:

  • 18 years old
  • United States Citizen
  • Resident of the municipality in which you want to vote

New Maine Voters:

Drivers license with physical address or other photo ID. If driver’s license lists a Post Office box, proof of residence is required: Proof can be electric bill, lease agreement, vehicle registration etc.

Social security number – new voters who do not have a valid Maine Driver’s License or Maine State ID, must list the last four digits of their Social Security Number.

For more information, please follow links below.


STATE OF MAINE

Absentee Ballot Request Service – https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl

Absentee Voting Guide – http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/voter-info/absenteeguide.html

Voter Rights – http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/voter-info/right.html

Voter Guide – http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/voter-info/voterguide.html