Elections and Voting

Absentee Ballots 

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. 

Next Election

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

 

Voter Registration 

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. 

  

Town Meeting 

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.

Candidate & Sign Information

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

  • Tilton's Market

  • Post Office

  • This website

  • 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.

Voter Registration

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.

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Buckfield Polls

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

 

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August 16, 2022
Town Meeting Results