Election Information

 
 
NOTICE TO TOWN OF STANDISH RESIDENTS
 
Election Day is Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Standish Voters will Receive the Ballots for the Following Elections:
State Primary
 Town Candidate and Town Meeting Referendum Vote
MSAD 6 School Candidate and Validation Referendum
 
The polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Voting will be held in the Fire Department Vehicle Bays at the
  Standish Municipal Center
175 Northeast Road
Standish, Maine
Absentee Ballots 
An absentee ballot can be requested by:
 
Calling the Town Clerk’s Office at 642-4678, 642-8996, 642-4713, 642-4681 or 642-8841 – Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Mailing the absentee ballot application request to 175 Northeast Road, Standish, ME 04084
 
Faxing the absentee ballot application request to 642-5181
 
Delivering the absentee ballot application in-person request to the Town Clerk’s Office
 
 
We expect to receive our shipment of absentee ballots on/or about May 13, 2024 and will mail the absentee ballots to
voters that have requested them beginning at that time.
 
Absentee applications or written requests must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2024.  Absentee requests after June 6th will be by special circumstance only.
 
Accessible (Electronic) Absentee Ballots are available.
The accessible absentee ballot is intended for voters with print disabilities, which may include vision impairment or blindness, physical dexterity limitations, learning disabilities or cognitive impairment, all of which prevent the individual from independently marking a paper ballot.  For those voters with disabilities who prefer to vote absentee, an accessible electronic ballot is available for voters to complete independently at home using screenreader technology.
 
To request your accessible (Electronic) absentee ballot. Call Mary Chapman at 642-4678
In-person Absentee Voting
In-person absentee voting will be available at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours, which are Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. as soon as absentee ballots are received.
 
        Additional hours for in-person absentee voting:
              Wednesday, May 29, 2024 – 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
              Wednesday, June 5, 2024 – 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
 
Voter Registration
The Registrar of Voters for Standish holds office hours during the regular Town Clerk’s Office business hours Monday – Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     
         Additional voter registration hours:
               Wednesday, May 29, 2024 – 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
               Wednesday, June 5, 2024 – 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m
 

Standish residents can register to vote at the Town Clerk’s Office or by mailing in a Voter Registration Application (the application is available on the Town’s web site) and provide documents that show your proof of identity and proof of residency.  A Maine driver’s license or state identification card with the current address meets both criteria.  The last date for the Town Clerk’s Office to receive a voter registration application by mail or by a 3rd party prior to the June 11, 2024 State Primary is Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 4:30 p.m.

 
The Standish Town Clerks Office is located at the Standish Municipal Center, 175 Northeast Road, Standish, Maine.
 
Absentee Ballots become available 30-days before Election Day, however you can request your ballot now by using the following link:
 

Voter Registration Card 

 
 
 
 
 
PAST ELECTION INFORMATION
 
STANDISH ELECTIONS 
ON
MARCH 5, 2024
 
 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION
and
SPECIAL TOWN MEETING REFERENDUM VOTE
 
Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Voting will be held in the Fire Department Vehicle Bays
175 Northeast Road
Standish, Maine
 
The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the March 5, 2024 elections is close of business on Thursday, February 29, 2024.
Absentee ballot requests submitted after this date may be accepted only if the voter qualifies under certain special circumstances.  FMI call 642-4678.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NOVEMBER 7, 2023 STATE REFERENDUM ELECTION 
Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Voting will be held in the Fire Department Vehicle Bays
175 Northeast Road
Standish, Maine
 
 
 
 
 (Required after closed of business on November 2, 2023, the
application MUST be signed by the voter requesting the ballot, a family member
cannot sign sign the application for the voter.)  
Call Mary Chapman at 642-4678 if you have questions. 
 

Printable Voter Registration Card

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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NOTICE TO TOWN OF STANDISH VOTERS

Election Day is Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Voting will be held in the Fire Department Vehicle Bays
175 Northeast Road
Standish, Maine
 

Standish Voters will Receive the Following Ballots:

Click on ballot style to read the specimen ballots and Town of Standish Financial Statement

Standish Annual Municipal Election and Town Meeting Referendum Vote

Town of Standish Financial Statement for the June 13, 2023 Municipal Ballot

MSAD No. 6 District Election

MSAD No. 6 District Budget Validation Referendum

 

Absentee applications or written requests must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the third business day prior to the election.

  The deadline to request an absentee ballot is close of business on Thursday, June 8, 2023. 

Absentee ballot requests submitted after this date may be accepted only if the voter qualifies under certain special circumstances. 

Call for more information regarding the Special Circumstances Absentee Ballot Application 

         Call the Town Clerk’s Office at 642-8996, 642-4713, 642-4681 or 642-8841 or 642-4678 
           
Absentee Voting - Only Special Circumstances Absentee Voting at this time: 
    Allowed reasons for Special Circumstances:
 

*  will be absent from my municipality of residence unexpectedly during the entire time the polls are open on Election Day

  have a physical disability

* unable to leave my home or treatment facility due to an incapacity or illness; or

* a resident of a coastal island ward or precinct and am unable to travel to the polls.

Accessible (Electronic) Absentee Ballots are available
The accessible absentee ballot is intended for voters with print disabilities, which may include vision impairment or blindness, physical dexterity limitations, learning disabilities or cognitive impairment, all of which prevent the individual from independently marking a paper ballot.  For those voters with disabilities who prefer to vote absentee, an accessible electronic ballot is available for voters to complete independently at home using screenreader technology.

To request your accessible (Electronic) absentee ballot

Call Mary Chapman at 642-4678

Voter Registration
The Registrar of Voters for Standish holds office hours at the Standish Town Clerk's Office - Mondays – Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 
 
 
Special Circumstances Absentee Voting
 
The deadline to request an absentee ballot without a reason for the
November 8, 2022 General Election is the close of business on Thursday, November 3, 2022.

After this deadline, voters may request an absentee ballot by
completing and signing a Special Circumstances Application.
 
 
Must be completed, printed, signed and delivered to the Town Clerk's Office 

The last date for the Town Clerk’s Office to receive a voter registration application by mail or a 3rd party prior to the November 8, 2022 General Election is October 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

 

 
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Special Municipal Election
Run-Off Election for Town Council At-Large Seat
being held August 23, 2022
 
 
 
Specimen Ballot - Special Municipal Election being held on August 23, 2022
 

ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR RUN-OFF ELECTION FOR TOWN COUNCIL AT-LARGE SEAT AVAILABLE BEGINNING MONDAY, JULY 18, 2022

                An absentee ballot can be requested by:

               * Calling the Town Clerk’s Office at 642-4678, 642-4713, 642-4681
                  or 642-8841 – Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
               * Mailing the absentee ballot application to 175 Northeast Road, Standish, Me 04084
               * Faxing the absentee ballot application to 642-5181
               * Delivering the absentee ballot application or request in-person to the Town Clerk’s Office
               * Coming to the Town Clerk’s Office

 

Printable Special Circumstances Application for Absentee Ballot  for Run-Off Election for Town Council At-Large Seat being held on August 23, 2022

 
 
(Card to Register to Vote)
Must be completed, printed, signed and delivered to the Town Clerk's Office 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Electronic Request Form: Absentee Ballot for the November 2, 2021 State Referendum for Maine Voters (currently living in Maine or the U.S.)

Tracking Link to check the status of  your Absentee Ballot for the November 2, 2021 State Referendum

 

 

 

 

Annual Town Meeting June 12, 2021 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Standish Municipal Center 

 
 
 
 
 
Public Hearing scheduled on May 11, 2021 for June 8, 2021 Town Meeting Referendum Vote
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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TOWN OF STANDISH
Upcoming Election
November 3, 2020 -   General Election
Polling Place Information
Voting will take place at the Standish Municipal Center, 175 Northeast Road. The polls will be held in the Fire Department vehicle bays from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.  Voters should use the Fire Department entrance located on the front building to enter the voting area.
 
Sample Ballots for the November 3, 2020 General Election:
The Town of Standish has two State of Maine voting Districts, check which ballot you will receive by using this state link to find which area you live in: https://www.maine.gov/portal/government/edemocracy/voter_lookup.php
 
                            Sample State Ballot for SS District 26 - SR 23
                            Sample State Ballot for SS District 26 - SR 22
 
Absentee Ballot Information  
The Town of Standish has received State of Maine absentee ballots for the November 3, 2020 General Election.  Beginning on Monday, October 5, 2020 through Friday, October 30, 2020 you may vote by absentee ballot in person at the Town Clerk’s Office, you can request one via the State website at https://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/voter-info/absent.html, an absentee ballot can be mailed to you by calling the Town Clerks Office at 642-4681, 642-8841, 642-4713 or 642-4678.
 
Check the status of your absentee ballot on the following State website: https://apps.web.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/ballot_status.pl
 
NEW! Beginning October 2, 2020 an accessible absentee ballot is available to voters with disabilities:
 
Additional Hours for Absentee Voting & Voter Registration
The Town Clerks Office will be open additional hours to issue and receive absentee ballots and to register voters on:
                    Saturday, October 17th from 9 AM to 12 PM
                    Tuesday, October 27th from 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM
                     Wednesday, October 28th from 7:30 AM - 7:00PM
                     Thursday, October 29th from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
                     Friday, October 30th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
 
Returning your ballot:
If mailing back your ballot, the Post Office suggests mailing it no later than October 26, 2020 to ensure it is received in time.
 
Ballots can also be returned by depositing in the outside, secure Town Clerk’s Office Drop Box located at the Standish Municipal Center, 175 Northeast Road adjacent to the main entrance, no postage is required. The box is accessible 24-hours a day until 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020.  Ballots are removed from the drop box throughout the day.
 
Ballots can also be hand-delivered to the Town Clerk’s Office, Standish Municipal Center, 175 Northeast Road, Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
 
Ballots must be received no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election night Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
 
 
FMI – Call Mary Chapman at 642-4678
 
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NEW!!!

 

On-line  Absentee Ballot Request Form - click here for form for the

November 3, 2020 General Election  

 

TOWN OF STANDISH 
Notice to all Standish Voters 
The Maine School District No. 6 Budget Validation Referendum  
Will be Held on Tuesday, August 11, 2020  

On Tuesday, August 11, 2020 the Maine School District No. 6 District Budget Validation Referendum will be held.  In Standish, the polls will be opened from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Standish Municipal Center, 175 Northeast Road, the polls will be located at Standish Fire Department vehicle bays. 

Copies of the Maine School Administrative District #6 specimen ballot is available online at www.standish.org. 

Prior to the Maine School District No. 6 District Budget Validation Referendum, the Registrar of Voters for the Town of Standish will hold office hours during regular business hours of the Town Clerk, which are 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday.  

Absentee ballot requests are being accepted now, ballots will be mailed to voters after the close of the Maine School District No. 6 District Budget Meeting which is being held on July 30, 2020. If you are asking to receive your absentee ballot by mail, allow enough time for postal delivery (2 – 5 days each way). 

Contact the Town Clerks Office at 642-4678, 642-4713, 642-4681 or 642-8841 to obtain an absentee ballot. 

 

 

 

JULY  14, 2020 ELECTIONS

 

State Primary Election and Special Referendum Election

July 14, 2020 Annual Muncipal Election and Town Meeting Referendum Vote Specimen Ballot

July 14, 2020 MSAD # 6 Election Specimen Ballot

Read Warrant for July 14, 2020 Annual Muncipal Election and Town Meeting Referendum Vote

Read Warrant for July 14, 2020 MSAD # 6 Election

The polls sre located at the Standish Municipal Center

in the Fire Department Vehicle Bays

6:00 am -8:00 pm on July 14, 2020

 

 

 

Watch Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap's  youtube video regarding July 14, 2020 Primary Election

 

 

Read Warrant for June 13, 2020 Annual Town Meeting

 

 

6/1/2020 - Currently the Standish Town Clerk's Office is open by appointment for town business

Call 642-3461 to set-up an appointment.

 

 

 
Deadline for filing nomination papers is 4/13/2020 @ 4:30 pm
TOWN OF STANDISH
NOMINATION PAPERS AVAILABLE FOR
JUNE 9, 2020
ANNUAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION
 
Nomination Papers for the following boards/committees will be available at the Town Clerk’s Office beginning March 2, 2020 with a filing deadline of April 13, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.
Town Council - Area 2 seat for three years (2023)
Town Council - Area 4 seat for three years (2023)
Town Council - At Large seat for three years (2023)
 
Budget Committee - At Large seat for three years (2023) – two seats available
Budget Committee - At Large seat for two years (2022) – three seats available
Budget Committee - At Large seat for one year (2021) - one seat available
 
Planning Board - Area 1 seat for three years (2023)
Planning Board - Area 3 seat for three years (2023)
Planning Board - At Large seat for three years (2023)
Planning Board - Area 2 for one year (2021)
Planning Board - At Large seat for one year (2021)
 
FMI call Mary Chapman at 642-4678 at the Standish Municipal Office, 175 Northeast Road, Standish, Maine 04084.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARCH 3, 2020
Presidential Primary and Special Referendum Election 
 

On March 3, 2020 the Presidential Primary and Special Referendum Election will be held. The polls will be opened from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Standish Municipal Center, 175 Notheast Road, Standish, Maine. The state ballot information can be reviewed at https://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/upcoming/index.html.

During the week beginning February 24, 2020 prior to the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary and Special Referendum Election, the Registrar of Voters for the Town of Standish will hold office hours during regular business hours of the Town Clerk’s Office, which are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday.  On Thursday, February 27, 2020 the Town Clerk’s Office will have extended hours for the purpose of absentee voting and accepting new voter registrations, the hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  After the close of business on February 27, 2020 only Special Circumstances Absentee voting is allowed.

After the close of business on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 voters must appear in person to register to vote.

Absentee Ballots are available, FMI contact the Town Clerks Office at 642-4678, 642-4713, 642-4681 or 642-8841 to obtain an absentee ballot or voters can use this link to an online application: http://www.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl.  The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot to be sent is close of business on Thursday, February 27, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER 5, 2019 ELECTION

Polls

Location - 175 Northeast Road, Standish, Maine

Open - 6:00 am until 8:00 pm

Absentee Ballots - Call 642-4678, 642-4681, 642-8841 or 642-4713 or

Use online absentee ballot request link by clicking here   

Read Specimen Ballot for the Special Financial Town Meeting Referendum

Election Notice Regarding Extended Voter Registration Hours, Election Day Polling Hours, Absentee Ballot Availability

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE 11, 2019 ELECTIONS

Read Specimen Ballot for Annual Municipal and Town Meeting Referendum Election

 

 

 

 

 

November 6, 2018 Elections

Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

 Click here to view State of Maine General and Referendum Election Information

 Read the Charter Amendments that will be presented to Standish Voters on November 6, 2018 

Read the Town Specimen Ballot for November 6, 2018

(Town Charter change is needed to eliminate references to MSAD #6 School Board member elections because these elections are now handled by MSAD #6)

Click here to use online absentee ballot application

or

Obtain an absentee ballot by calling Mary Chapman at 642-4678 or the Clerk Office staff at the following numbers: 642-4713, 642-4681 or 642-8841

ABSENTEE BALLOTS FOR NOVEMBER 2018 ELECTIONS ARE AVAILABLE NOW

Election Day Food Drive for Catherine's Cupboard -- Printible List

Flu Shots available on Election Day hosted by Standish Hannaford Pharmacy  

 

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Secretary Dunlap launches ranked-choice voter information resource center online

 

 FILING DEADLINE HAS PASSED -- Nomination Papers for June 12, 2018 Muncipal Election Available beginning March 5 , 2018

 

 

 

November 7, 2017 State Referendum Election

Absentee Ballots are available for the State of Maine Referendum Election.  FMI on how to obtain an absentee ballot call
Mary Chapman at 642-4678 or the staff at the following numbers: 642-4713, 642-4681 or 642-8841.

or click here use the online absentee ballot application

Read the State Ballot Questions for November 7, 2017 by clicking here.

 

 
 

Absentee ballots are available for the June 13, 2017 Annual Municipal and Town Meeting Referendum Election and  the State Special Referendum Election;  applications are being accepted for the MSAD # 6 Validation Referendum Election that ballot will be mailed after the MSAD#6 Budget Hearing which is being held on June 1, 2017.

FMI – Call 642-4678, 642-4713, 642-4681 or 642-8841

or click here use the online absentee ballot application

 
 
 
 

 

Read Specimen Ballot for Town Special Town Meeting Referendum Election to be held on November 8, 2016

ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR NOVEMBER 8, 2016 GENERAL ELECTION

Ballots will be mailed once they are received -- on or about October 8, 2016

Link to State of Maine Website for Electronic Absentee Ballot Application  

If you prefer, you can call the Town Clerk’s Office at the following numbers to have an absentee ballot set to you:

642-4678, 642-8841, 642-4681 or 642-4713

 

 

 

Read Warrant for Annual Town Meeting to be held Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 9 am

Read Results for Standish Annual Municipal and Referendum Election held on June 14, 2016

Read Standsh Results for MSAD 6 Validation Election held on June 14, 2016

Read Standish Results for State Primary Election held on June 14, 2016

 

Polls are held at the Standish Municpal Center - Poll are open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Read Specimen Ballot for June 14, 2016 Annual Municipal and Referendum Election

 

 

 

November 3, 2015 Referendum Election


Past Election Information

Annual Town Meeting to be Held on June 13, 2015 at 9:00 am.


Click here to read the results for the Annual Municipal and Referendum Election held on June 9, 2015.


Absentee Ballots are available for the June 9, 2015 Annual Municipal and Referendum Election.

For more information on the election or on how to obtain an absentee ballot call the Town Clerk Office at: (207) 642-4678, (207) 642-8841, (207) 642-4681, or (207) 642-4713.


Read Town Specimen Ballot for November 4, 2014 Special Town Meeting Referendum Election.


Election Results - September 9, 2014

Special Town Meeting Referendum Election

For more information - Call Mary Chapman at (207) 642-4678.

Election Results - June 10, 2014

Standish Representation

The Town of Standish is divided into four areas for Council and Planning Board representation. Both of these boards consist of seven members; one member is elected from each of the town "areas" and three "at large" members are elected. Even though these members are "area representatives" the voters of the entire Town elect them.

  • Town Areas - Description of areas from Charter Sec. 201 Town Code

Voters of the Town of Standish also elect Standish representatives to Maine School Board Administration District 6 Board of Directors and Town Budget Committee. Both of these boards consist entirely of "at large" membership.
 
As of January 1, 2014 the Town of Standish has new State Representative and Senate Districts:

  • The Standish Senate District is 26
  • The Standish House Districts are 22 and 23

Click here to view the Electoral Districts information page on the Maine Department of the Secretary of State website.

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