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
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.
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
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.
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:
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
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