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LOCAL Voting And Election Information

Town of Newfield

Nomination Papers are now available for:

Select Board Member, Assessor and Overseer of the Poor – 3 year term

Road Commissioner – 3 year term

School Board Director RSU#57 – 3 year term

Nomination papers must be filed at the Town Clerk’s office during normal business hours on or before Tuesday,  January 11, 2022

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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 at Newfield Town Hall, 23 South Effingham Rd, West Newfield 

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

November 2, 2021

Referendum Election

Official Results for the Town of Newfield

Question 1: Citizen Initiative Yes 304, No 148, Blank 2

Question 2: Bond Issue Yes 275, No 179, Blank 0

Question 3: Constitutional Amendment Yes 340, No 109, Blank 5

 

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.

You may absentee vote in the presence of the Clerk (in the Clerk’s office) during normal office hours up until the close of business on ____________

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

Ballots may be deposited in the Official Ballot DropBox located next to the entrance of the Town Office, 637 Water Street, Newfield 24 hours a day until 8:00pm on ________________

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