Elections and Voting
You can now request an absentee ballot for the November General Election online, by clicking here. You can also submit a request by mail or call the Town Clerk's Office at 207-336-2521. Please be advised that if you call to request your absentee ballot, you will need to speak with someone in the Clerk's Office directly.
Special Town Election - 1 Selectman Seat, RSU #10 New PreK-8 Elementary School Revote, and State General Election
November 8, 2022 - 8:00am - 8:00pm
Buckfield Community Center, 34 Turner Street
Residents may register to vote during regular business hours or make changes to current voting information such as change of name, address or party affiliation. A Registrar is available at the polls on Election Day as well. Unenrolled voters may enroll at any time, including Election Day. Voters must remain in the party for 3 months before the voter can file an application for either a withdrawal or a change of enrollment. There is a 15-day waiting period for a voter who withdraws from a party.
2023-2024 Town Meeting Date - TBD
Municipal Elections - Selectmen & School Board
August 16, 2022 - The Annual Municipal Election to elect two Selectmen/Overseers of the Poor and the RSU 10 School Board Member concurrently with the Annual Town Meeting budget.
RSU 10 School District Budget
June - The Budget Validation Referendum Election is held annually on the second Tuesday in June within 30 days of the District Budget Meeting. The polls are open from 8:00am -8:00pm.
State and Federal Elections
June & November - State Primary and Referendum Elections are held on the second Tuesday in June. General and Referendum Elections are held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November of each year.
Public Notices of Town Meeting and Elections are posted at least seven days in advance with the date, time and location at the following locations:
Buckfield Municipal Center
The Town's Facebook page
Maine Citizen's Guide to the Referendum Election
To see the Maine Citizen's Guide to the Referendum Election, courtesy of the Secretary of State, please click here.
Buckfield residents may register to vote at the Town Clerk/Tax Collector's office at the Buckfield Municipal Building at 34 Turner Street. Office hours are Tuesday Noon to 8 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Polling place location for all Buckfield voters is at the Buckfield Municipal Center located at 34 Turner Street. Hours are 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and are announced prior to each election. The polls will open at 7:00 am for all Presidential Elections.
State of Maine Constitution
View the Maine State Constitution online
Information on how to vote if you are a US citizen overseas
Visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program's Website
Information for Candidates
- Candidates Guide
- Signature Collections at Polls - Handout
- Ranked Choice Instructions