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Town of Gorham announces election & voting information

GORHAM, ME (August 18, 2023) — A State Referendum and the Town’s Annual Municipal Election will take place on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 in which voters will have an opportunity to vote on People’s Veto Referenda, Direct Initiatives of Legislation (i.e. Citizen Initiatives) Bond Issues, other referenda proposed by the Legislature, and Constitutional Amendments, as well as appointments to the Gorham Town Council and Gorham School Committee.

The State will have eight referendum questions on the ballot, which can be viewed on the Town’s website.

The Town has two seats open on the Town Council, and three seats open for the three-year School Committee seat, and one seat open for a one-year School Committee seat.

You can request an absentee ballot by visiting the Town’s website.  Your ballot will be mailed to you once we receive them in early October.

Voter Registration

Unenrolled voters can enroll in a party at any time, including Election Day, since the State of Maine offers Election Day voter registration.

Absentee Voting

Absentee ballot requests are now available. You can request an absentee ballot by calling the Clerks office or by going to the Town’s website. Ballots will be mailed out the first week of October once the Town Clerk’s Office receives them.

Absentee voting will be available in the Council Chambers at the Gorham Municipal Center (75 South Street, Suite 1) between Monday, October 23 and Thursday, October 26, as well as Monday, October 30 and Thursday, November 2. The last day to obtain an absentee ballot will be Thursday, November 2 at 5pm.

To be counted, absentee ballots must be returned to the Town Clerk’s Office by 8pm on Election Day – November 7, 2023 by you or an immediate family member.

If you have further questions about absentee voting, please stop by the Town Clerk’s Office, call 222-1670, or see the Town’s website.

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