November 3, 2020 General Election
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 Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 – call 207-793-4348
NEW: The Town Clerk, 637 Water Street, will be open additional hours for in-person absentee voting and voter registration ONLY on the following days. Please call 793-4348 to make an appointment so as we can follow social distancing guidelines. No other transactions will be available.
Monday, October 19, 2020 9:00am – 12:00pm
Monday, October 26, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00pm
Friday, October 30, 2020 – 9:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 5:00pm
You can request an absentee ballot online (electronic) by the close of business on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 at the Secretary of State’s website:
For additional information go to: https://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/upcoming/index.html
NEW – Absentee 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 –
Understanding Ranked Choice Voting – click link below
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING / ELECTIONS ARE HELD THE SECOND SATURDAY IN MARCH
Annual Town Meeting is March 13, 2021
This is a two part voting system – Candidate/Referendum Questions are voted by secret ballot from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Then meeting resumes at 7:00 pm, where results of the voting are announced and the warrant articles are voted on.
Be informed, read the booklet – A Citizen’s Guide to Town Meeting below.
VOTING IS HELD 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM at the Newfield Town Hall,
23 South Effingham Road, West Newfield, ME 04095
MEETING TO FOLLOW AT 7:00 PM at the Newfield Town Hall
Absentee requests – call 207-793-4348 or come into the office.
To be eligible to vote in Maine, you must meet the following requirements:
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