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School Budget Validation Referendum Election - Tuesday, September 5th

posted Aug 2, 2017, 6:42 PM by Tody Justice   [ updated Aug 30, 2017, 11:57 AM ]

Voting will take place in Town Council Chambers at the Scarborough Municipal Building located at 259 US Route One from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday,

September 5, 2017.


The Absentee Ballot for the School Budget Validation Referendum Election is available in the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours. HOWEVER, any Absentee Ballot [1- Sample below] issued between Thursday, August 3rd through to Wednesday, August 16th cannot be returned before the Town Council adopts the FY2018 School Budget, which is scheduled for Tuesday, August 16th. Therefore, your ballot can not be returned until Thursday, August 17th. 


Voting in the presence of the Town Clerk without a reason will begin on Thursday, August 17th and end on Thursday, August 31st during regular business hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, except for the first and third Wednesday, we are open until 6:30 p.m.


The voter may request an absentee ballot by completing theApplication for an Absentee Ballot [2- Application below] form and mailing it to the Scarborough Town Clerk's Office at P.O. Box 360, Scarborough, ME 04070-0360 or the voter can contact the Town Clerk's Office at 207-730-4020 to make their request for an absentee ballot to be mailed to them.


Starting on Friday, September 1st and Monday, September 4th [Closed due to Federal Holiday] the voter must fill out a ‘Special Circumstance Application” [3- Application below] and check the appropriate box that applies:

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

I have a physical disability.

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

    I am a resident of a coastal island ward or precinct and am unable to travel to the Polls.

Detailed information about the school budget may be found on the Scarborough Schools Web site:


Tody Justice,
Aug 30, 2017, 11:57 AM
Tody Justice,
Aug 2, 2017, 6:42 PM