Elections & Voting Information

Annual Municipal Election  Tuesday March 14th 2023
7:00AM-8:00PM | Council Chambers, 59 Main Street

The following seats are open and will appear on the ballot
Town Council – Two (2) Seats, 3-year terms | RSU No. 26 School Board - Two (2) Seats, 3-year terms 

Voter Registration Information

  • Orono residents may register to vote on Election Day at the polls (with photo ID or birth certificate and a piece of mail reflecting a physical Orono street address*)
  • Orono residents may register to vote during normal business hours at the Town Office.

* A residency oath may be taken for registration requirements only if proper ID is present and there is a lack of residency documentation

Absentee Voting Information

  • Absentee ballots may be requested without reason now until the close of business Thursday, March 9th.
  • To submit your request:
    Download a printable absentee ballot request form at this link and deliver to the Town Office at 59 Main Street.
    - Call the Town Office at 207-866-2556 to request a form be sent by mail.
    - Fill out a form and submit it at the Town Office during normal business hours.
  • Absentee ballots will be available beginning Monday, February 13th.
  • Voters claiming special circumstances may request an absentee ballot after Thursday, March 9th.
  • Absentee ballots will be available beginning Monday, February 13th.

Candidates Night February 2nd

  • Candidates Night will be held Thursday, February 2nd at 6:00PM  VIEW CANDIDATE BIOS HERE
  • Candidates Night will be a remote production broadcast live via a Zoom link https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82786956783 or Facebook Live, then archived on this page.
  • Interested members of the public may come to the Council Chambers for a "watch party" to view and participate in the Zoom broadcast. Note, candidates will not be in Council Chambers

March 14, 2023 Town of Orono Annual Municipal Election List of Candidates

Town Council 

2 seats, 3 year terms 

Daniel C. Demeritt 
Meghan L. Gardner 
Jonathan A. Parker 

RSU No. 26 School Board 

2 seats, 3 year terms 

Brittany B. Cline 
Jacob J. Eckert 
Kevin J. Roberge

Orono council chamber during election day polls no people