ANNUAL TOWN MEETING / ELECTIONS IS NOW A TWO DAY PROCESS
ELECTION WILL BE HELD FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2021 at the Newfield Town Hall, 23 South Effingham Road, West Newfield, ME Voting by secret ballot from 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
OPEN TOWN MEETING RESUME SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 2021 10:00 AM at the Line Elementary School, 818 Water Street, Newfield, ME
This is a two part / two day voting system – Candidate/Referendum Questions are voted by secret ballot from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm.
The meeting resumes at 10:00 am Saturday, March 13, 2021, where results of the voting are announced and the warrant articles are voted on.
Absentee requests – by phone 207-793-4348 / use link below to print at home, complete and mail to us (no emailed applications accepted) or come into the office.
Documents relating to the Referendum Questions
**Click to view- Marijuana Manufacturing Ordinance**
**Click to view- Order of Discontinuance- Whitehouse Road (portion)**
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