Local write-in candidates must declare their candidacy by filing with the municipal clerk at least 60 days before the election, as now required for State write-in candidates by 21-A M.R.S.A. § 722-A.
Only write-in votes for declared candidates must be counted, unless there are no nominated candidates or all nominated candidates have withdrawn by election day, in which case write-in votes for undeclared candidates also must be counted.
To declare write-in candidacy for positions to be elected on July 14, 2020 (postponed from June 9, 2020 due to COVID-19) the declaration of candidacy form must be completed and filed with the Town Clerk by Friday, April 10th @1pm. Please note this form must be signed in front of a Notary Public, all staff in the Clerk's Office are Notaries.