Voters in the City of Ellsworth will be heading to the polls on Tuesday, November 7th selecting 2 City Councilors, and 2 Members of the School Board

If you are considering running for these seats, you will need to pick up your nomination papers from the Ellsworth City Clerk's Office. Nomination papers are now available. Candidates will need to have the nomination papers signed by at least 50 registered Ellsworth voters, and no more than 100 registered voters.

Once signed, the nomination papers need to be returned no later than 5 p.m. on Friday,  September 22nd so that the signatures can be validated. (Those considering running for office should turn in their papers prior to September 22nd in the event that they need to obtain last-minute valid signatures).

Seats up for election include

City Council 3-year terms

  • Dale Hamilton
  • Gene Lyons

School Board 3-year terms

  • Kelly McKenney
  • Elizabeth Alteri

Library Trustees 3-year terms

  • Kathleen Cravens
  • Spencer King

According to a report in the Ellsworth American Councilors Hamilton and Lyons are both choosing not to run for re-election, while School Board members McKenney and Alteri have both take out nomination papers again.

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