Next Election - School Budget Referendum - June 8, 2021
ABSENTEE BALLOTS AVAILABLE ON TOWN HALL OR CALL 725-6658.
ALL VOTING FOR JUNE ELECITON IS AT THE COFFIN SCHOOL
General Election Information
Find your state and town district (listed as "ward") based on your address using the Maine Voter Information Lookup Service.
Election Worker Opportunities
If you are interested in serving as an election worker, please contact the Clerk's office at 207-725-6658, or email the Town Clerk.
State of Maine Election Resources
Nomination papers for the November Election are available beginning Friday, July 24th and will be due back no later than 3 p.m, Friday, September 4th. Town Council and School Board Districts 5, 7 and At Large will be up this year (2020).
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.
- 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.
- Nominating petitions must be filed with the Town Clerk not more than 100 days nor less than 60 days before the date of election.
- 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.
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 days. If you plan to make no expenditures and accept no contributions, you may file the exemption affidavit. 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 Practices website.
General Information & Forms
View the state site for Municipal Candidate Campaign Finance Information (includes all forms needed for filing). 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 207-725-6658 for information on the monetary threshold and reporting requirements.