Elections

Elections

Elections
Absentee Ballots
Sample Ballots
Nomination Papers
Campaign Finance
Election Results

General Election Information:

Information from Secretary of State regarding Rank Choice Voting

Samples of how to mark your ballot in Rank Choice Voting as provided by the Secretary of State Dept

All voting will occur at Brunswick Junior High School, 65 Columbia Ave, Brunswick. Polling Hours are 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

See additional election information here:

Absentee Voting

Election Results    
History of Voter Turnout

Voter Registration

Voter List Request form (there are limitation on who may purchase set by state law.  For restrictions and cost, contact office)

VOTING DISTRICT INFORMATION AND MAPS

Find Your Town and State District by Street (list of all streets) 
State Voting District Map
Town Voting District Map

Find your state and town district (listed as “ward”) based on your address – State Site

ELECTION WORKER OPPORTUNITIES
If you are interested in serving as an election worker, please contact the Clerk’s office at 725-6658, or by email

STATE OF MAINE ELECTION RESOURCES
State of Maine Election Laws 
Maine Secretary of State

Sample Ballots

The next election is June 11, 2019. 

Sample ballots (click on the ballot):

Town Ballots

Nomination Papers

Nomination papers for the November Election are available beginning Friday, July 26th and will be due back no later than 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 6th.

Town Council and School Board Districts 1, 2 and 6 will be up this year (2019).

(General Information: Nomination papers for the Brunswick School Board and Town Council are available in late July of each year and must be submitted to the Town Clerk’s office by early September. The regular annual election of the Town Council and School Board shall be held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday of November.)

(a) No voter shall sign more than one petition for each office to be filled, and should a voter do so, the signature shall be void except as to the first petition filed. With each signature there shall be stated the place of residence of the signer giving the street and the number, if any.

(b) Nominating petitions must be filed with the Town Clerk not more than 100 days nor less than 60 days before the date of election.

(c) Unless a candidate files with the Town Clerk not more than 100 days nor less than 60 days before the date of election the candidate’s written consent to accept nomination, agreeing not to withdraw, and if elected, to qualify, the nomination is invalid.

Campaign Finance

Information for Candidates:

State law requires the appointment of a Treasurer for your campaign. You may appoint yourself or someone else, and you must place information on your advertising identifying the source of funding. A Registration of Treasurer must be filed with the Town Clerk’s Department within ten (10) days.  IF you plan to make NO expenditures and accept NO contributions, you may file the exemption affidavit (see Registration page two). Remember, personal funds of a candidate used for campaign purposes are considered contributions/expenditures and must be duly reported as such under Maine law.

 

The State of Maine has specific rules and deadlines concerning Campaign Financing. For more information see the Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practiceswebsite.

General Information & Forms
Municipal Candidate Campaign Finance Information (includes all forms needed for filing) This is a link to the state site.    This site has all the forms necessary for filing, along with the copy of the Municipal Candidate ‘s Guide

Political Action Committees (PACs)

A group or committee that forms for the purpose of advocating for or against a municipal ballot question may also have to follow campaign finance requirements. Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 725-6658 for information on monetary threshold and reporting requirements.