Elections & Voting Information

Annual Municipal Election 
Tuesday March 14th 2023

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 

Candidates Night February 2nd

  • Candidates Night will be held Thursday, February 2nd at 6:00PM
  • Candidates Night will be a remote production broadcast live via a Zoom link (to follow) and  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
  • Candidate bios (to follow, courtesy of campaigns) will be posted on this page.

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.

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.

For election questions, please contact the Town Office at 207-866-2556.

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

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