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Elections & Voting

Absentee Ballots and In Person Absentee Voting is available at the Town Office during regular business hours, now through November 2, 2023.

November 7, 2023 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 Consititutional Amendments. Referendum elections are an important part of the heritage of public participation in Maine.

The General Election is held nationally on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November. 

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.

Municipal Elections - Select Board & School Board

June - The Annual Municipal Elections to elect Select Board Members/Overseers and the Madawaska School District School Board Members are held concurrently with the Annual Town Meeting.

Madawaska School District Budget Validation Referendum Election is held annually during the summer months.

State & 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 (7) days in advance with the date, time and location at the following locations:

Madawaska Town Office
Madawaska Police Department 
Twin River's Paper - Catalog & Bond 
St. David Post Office
Madawaska Tim Hortons
Madawaska Chamber of Commerce
Paradis Shop 'n Save
Bob's Service Center
Ouellette's Quik Stop
Town of Madawaska Website & App

Ranked Choice Instructions
November 7, 2023 Election Results
Information for Candidates