Our Next Election: March 5, 2024 Presidential Preference Primary & Special Town Meeting Secret Ballot Referendum Election

When: March 5, 2024

Time: 6:00AM – 8:00PM

Where: Edward C. Winston Town Hall Auditorium; 1 Summer Street, Kennebunk

Election Timeline document (PDF)

Voter Guide 

The March 5th, 2024 voter guide is now available here(PDF) or in person at the Town Clerk's Office. The voter guide includes warrant articles, background information/materials, and sample ballots.

Party Affiliation

  • If you are an Unenrolled voter, meaning you are registered to vote but are not enrolled in a political party, you will be able to choose any party ballot available.
  • If you are already enrolled as a Democrat, Green independent, Libertarian or Republican, the last day to switch parties prior to the election is Friday, February 16th.

Absentee Ballots

We always encourage absentee/early voting. Absentee ballots are available the week of February 5th through February 29th without a special circumstance. You can request a ballot/vote early in one of the following ways:

  • Complete an online request here(PDF). Your ballots for the March 5th election will be mailed to you.
  • Call 207-604-1326 and request be sent to your mailing address.
  • Come in to the Town Clerk’s Office once ballots are available and either vote in person or take ballots home to all in your household.

The benefits of voting with an Absentee Ballot include:

  • Easy – Safe – Secure
  • No traffic – No lines – No waiting – No parking hassle
  • Vote from the comfort of your home
  • Take your time to educate yourself prior to voting

What Ballots Will I Receive?

The following Ballots will be in your packet:

  • Presidential Preference Primary Candidate Ballot: If you are enrolled as a Democrat or Republican you will receive that corresponding Candidate Party Ballot. If you are Unenrolled, you may choose any party ballot. If you are enrolled in any other party, you will not receive a Candidate Ballot. 
  • Local Referendum Ballot

Additional Hours for Registering to Vote and Voting Absentee

In addition to regular office hours Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, the Town Clerk’s Office will also be open for Early Absentee Voting on:

  • Saturday February 24, 2024 from 10am – 1pm 
  • Sunday February 25, 2024 from 10am – 1pm 
  • Thursday February 29, 2024 until 7:30pm

Absentee Ballot Drop Box

The Absentee Ballot Drop Box will be available the week of February 5th. This is a secure 24-7 opportunity to submit your ballot and requires no postage.