Westport Island Planning Board - February Meeting Date Change!

The Westport Island Planning Board's February Meeting has been moved to Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm. They will resume regular meeting schedule in March.

Absentee Ballot Applications available for March 3, 2020

TO:   Town of Westport Island

Applications for Absentee Ballots are now available for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary/Special Referendum Election.

You may pick up an application at the Town Office, 6 Fowles Point Road; or call  the Town Clerk at (207) 882-8477 ext. 3 to have an application mailed to you.

Applications for Absentee Ballots are also available electronically on the Maine Secretary of State’s Elections Website.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot, including a ballot voted in the presence of the clerk, is Thursday, February 27, 2020, unless the voter completes a special circumstances application.

Julie Casson
Town Clerk

Hours:  Tuesdays          11:00 am to 6:00 pm  
           Thursdays           9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Voter Registrations

Are you registered to vote for the March 3 Presidential Primary? There will also be a statewide referendum question this election as well. If not, feel free to come into the Town Office and see the Registrar of Voters, Julie Casson to register.

Voters do not need to be enrolled in a party to vote in a general election, on any statewide ballot question, or in a municipal election. Voters must be enrolled in a party to vote in that party's primary election or caucus.

Voters who have already registered but have not enrolled in a party may enroll in a party at the polls on Election Day. Any voter who wishes to change party enrollment must do so at least 15 days before they vote.

A voter may change party enrollment at anytime after 3 months from the date on which the voter last enrolled.

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My Island Home: Recollections of Verlie Colby Greenleaf of Westport Island

The Westport Island History Committee has an exhibit, "My Island Home" at the Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME. The exhibit opened in the Showcase Gallery on November 8 and will be on view until April 25, 2020.