City Clerk Sue Cote provided this update on filings for City offices. The deadline to file is September 8.
- Mayor: Councilor Becky Brink has taken out nomination papers, but not filed yet
- City Council: Councilor Michael Termath has filed papers for reelection; Councilor Robert Stackpole has taken out papers but not filed yet; Peter Tranchemontagne has filed papers; Planning Board member Oliver Jones has taken out papers but not filed yet.
- School Committee: No one has taken out papers yet.
- Sanford Water District Trustee: Budget Committee member Melissa Alipalo has taken papers out.
- Sanford Sewerage District Trustee: Gregory Ackroyd has taken papers out.
Matthew Toth has withdrawn as the Republican candidate for the District 143 State Representative seat. He has been replaced by Ann Marie Fredericks. District 143 includes most of South Sanford and the west side south of Roberts St. If you aren’t sure which district you live in, see this map: https://sanfordspringvalenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/House141-2022-edited.jpg
Absentee ballots for the November 8 election may be requested from the Secretary of State’s office now at this link: https://apps.web.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.pl, or you can call the City Clerk’s office at 207-324-9107.
Ms. Cote has received many absentee ballot requests already, and expects she will need additional volunteers to assist with in-person voting, stuffing envelopes and other tasks as Election Day approaches. If you are interested in volunteering, call her at 207-324-9107.
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