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Town of Falmouth, Maine
271 Falmouth Road
Falmouth, ME 04105
town@town.falmouth.me.us
(207) 781-5253

 
November 8th, 2011
State Referendum Election
Un-Official Falmouth Election Results

2011 Referendum Election
QUESTION 1:
Yes
2362
People's Veto
No
1667
QUESTION 2:
Yes
1593
Do you approve of racinos in Biddeford and Washington County
No
2434
Question 3:
Yes
1145
Casino in Lewiston
No
2883
Question 4:
Yes
2164
Constitutional Amendment
No
1576
County Bond Question
Yes
2499
Civic Center
No
1466

NOTICE TO VOTERS:

NEW DEADLINE FOR REQUESTING ABSENTEE BALLOTS

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd

There is a new statewide deadline for requesting absentee ballots:


Anyone who needs to request an absentee ballot for the November 8, 2011 election must do so no later

than Thursday, November 3 by close of business. The Falmouth Town Hall will have extended hours until 7:00 PM on November 3.

 

Absentee ballots can only be issued after this date due to extenuating circumstances (such as in-patients at a hospital). If you would like to cast your vote by absentee ballot for this election, you must contact the municipal clerk’s office of your town no later than November 3. Ballots can be mailed to you, picked up by an immediate family member or voted in person at your town office.


For additional information or to request an absentee ballot please call: 781-5253 ext. 5320


November 8, 2011 - Referendum Election

Referendum Elections are held to provide Maine’s citizens an opportunity to vote on People’s Veto Referenda, Direct Initiatives of Legislation (i.e. Citizen Initiatives), Bond Issues, other referenda proposed by the Legislature, and Constitutional Amendments.  Referendum elections are an important part of the heritage of public participation in Maine. 


In their correct order, the questions that will appear on the November 8, 2011 Referendum Election ballot are as follows:

Question 1:  People’s Veto
Do you want to reject the section of Chapter 399 of the Public Laws of 2011 that requires new voters to register to vote at least two business days prior to an election?

Question 2:  Citizen Initiative
Do you want to allow a slot machine facility at a harness racing track in Biddeford or another community within 25 miles of Scarborough Downs, subject to local approval, and at a harness racing track in Washington County, with part of the profits from these facilities going to support specific state and local programs?

Question 3:  Citizen Initiative
Do you want to allow a casino with table games and slot machines in Lewiston, with part of the profits going to support specific state and local programs?

Question 4:  Constitutional Amendment
Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to change the years of redistricting the Maine Legislature, congressional districts and county commissioner districts after 2013 from 2023 and every 10th year thereafter to 2021 and every 10th year thereafter?





NOVEMBER 2011 COUNTY REFERENDUM QUESTION
Shall the Board of County Commissioners of Cumberland County, Maine (the "Board") be authorized to issue general obligation bonds of the County, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $33,000,000, to fund the costs of improvements to the Cumberland County Civic Center, which bonds shall have such dates, maturities, denominations, interest rate(s) and other details (including provisions that the bonds may be subject to call for redemption with or without premium) as determined by the Board. The County Commissioners recommend a "Yes" vote.The Civic Center Trustees recommend a "Yes" vote.



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The Town Clerk is the keeper of the public record, for the past and the present. The Town Clerk's Department is responsible for: issuing licenses, permits; supervising and coordinating elections; maintaining voter registration information; recording vital records; providing administrative support to the Town Manager and Town Council, boards and committees; providing information and notices to the public and town departments on the town website; administration of the General Assistance program for the town.


Sample Ballot
November 8th, 2011 Election
Election Results
November 8th, 2011 Election
 

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