Elections

==>CLICK HERE FOR RESULTS OF HOLLIS SPECIAL TOWN MEETING 11.8.16, ARTICLES 2-13.

==>CLICK HERE FOR RESULTS OF STATE OF MAINE GENERAL ELECTION/REFERENDUMS 11.8.16.

 

Sample Ballot - Hollis Special Town Meeting 11.8.16 CLICK HERE

Sample Ballot - State of Maine Referendum 11.8.16 CLICK HERE

Sample Ballot - State of Maine General Election 11.8.16 CLICK HERE

State of Maine General & Referendum Eleciton is TUESDAY, November 11, 2016.

Voting in the Town of Hollis is held at the Hollis Fire Station located at 405 Plains Road, Hollis, Maine.

Polls Open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

The Hollis Special Town Meeting being held on November 08, 2016  will OPEN AT 6:45 a.m. to act on article one : To elect a moderator . The polls will then open at 7 a.m. to act on the following articles #2-10.

You may register to vote at the Hollis Town Clerk's Office during regular business hours or you may register to vote the day of the November 08, 2016 election . Please bring proof of your identity and proof of residency in Hollis.

You may request an absentee ballot by calling 929-8552 ext. 18 or in a written request or at Maine.gov request an absentee ballot.  The deadline to request an absentee ballot is THURSDAY, NOv. 03, 2016 at 4p.m.

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LOCAL CITIZEN’S INITIATIVE PETITIONS

TOWN OF HOLLIS

 

Local Citizen’s Initiative Petitions Maine State Revised Statutes:

MRSA Title 30-A Section 2522(open town meeting): “On the written petition of a number of voters equal to at least 10 % of the number of votes cast in the town at the last gubernatorial election, but in no case less than 10, the municipal officers shall either insert a particular article in the next warrant issued or shall within 60 days call a special town meeting for its consideration.”

MRSA Title 30-A section 2528 (5) (secret ballot referendum): “By order of the municipal officers or on the written petition of a number of voters equal to at least 10 % of the number of votes cast in the town at the last gubernatorial election, but in no case less than 10, the Municipal Officers shall have a particular article placed on the next ballot printed or shall call a special town meeting for its consideration. A petition or order under this subsection is subject to the filing provisions governing nomination papers under subsection 4”. (Subsection 4 requires filing by the 45th day before the day of voting).

Special Note:  It is suggested that any petitioners review the “Ordinance for the Circulating of Petitions” enacted in 2004 by Hollis Special Town Meeting vote.
On 11/4/2014 the last gubernatorial election Hollis had 2,162 voters.
 217 voters equals 10%.

More information may be obtained from the Maine State Statutes or Maine Municipal Association publication of the TOWN MEETING & ELECTIONS MANUAL revised February 2015, Chapter 5 Voter’s Petitions.   A copy of this manual is available for your review in the Hollis Town Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.