The deadline to return petitions was Friday, September 22nd at 5 p.m. and Ellsworth City Clerk Toni Dyer has confirmed that there will be 7 candidates for 2 City Council seats. The terms are 3-years.

Returning petitions and qualifying with enough valid signatures (at least 50 and no more than 100) were

  •  Marc Blanchette
  • John Linnehan
  • Gene Lyons (Incumbent)
  • Patrick Lyons
  • Ruth Moore
  • Noah Robidoux
  • Nancy Smith

Council Chair Dale Hamilton chose not to run for reelection.

Library Trustee: On the ballot are, (2 3-year terms)

  •  Rain Perez
  • Kathleen Cravens (Incumbent)

Ellsworth School Board: On the ballot are, (2 3-year terms)

  •  Elizabeth Alteri  (Incumbent)
  • Kelly McKenney (Incumbent)

Ellsworth voters may begin applying for absentee ballots anytime City Hall is open, by going to the City Clerk's Office , or online by visiting the City of Ellsworth's website, Voters can also call the City Clerk's office at 669-6625. Absentee ballots will be mailed out the middle of October.

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