Elections - November

State of Maine General Election and Bar Harbor Special Town Meeting Election

November 8, 2022


Polling Place: Municipal Building Auditorium, 93 Cottage St, 3rd floor
Polling Hours: 8 am to 8 pm



Town Questions ON the November 2022 Ballot


ARTICLE 2 - LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT - Removal of the Two-thirds Majority Vote Requirement to Amend the Land Use Ordinance
ARTICLE 3 - CITIZENS' PETITION LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT - Cruise Ship Disembarkations
ARTICLE 4 - CITIZENS' PETITION LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT - Marijuana Stores
ARTICLE 5 - CITIZENS' PETITION - Adult Use Marijuana Store Licensing Ordinance
ARTICLE 6 - LAND USE ORDINANCE AMENDMENT - Appendix A - Historic Properties in the Design Review Overlay District

Absentee ballot applications available beginning August 8, 2022. Ways to request an absentee ballot:

  • Online using the State of Maine Absentee Ballot Request Service.
  • By mail (voter may request for self only): Download the application and mail to Town Clerk's Office, 93 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609.
  • By phone (voter may request for self only). Call the Town Clerk's office at 207-288-4098.
  • In person in the Town Clerk's office (voter may request for self and/or immediate family members).

Important Dates to Remember:

  • Any voter registration applications submitted by mail must be received two weeks prior to election day. After that time, voter registration must be in person showing proof of identity and proof of residency.
  • Last day to request an absentee ballot or to vote by absentee ballot in the presence of the clerk is Thursday, November 3.
  • All absentee ballots must be received by close of polls, 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 8.

Election Materials

(links when documents become available)

  • Notice of Public Hearing October 18, 2022
  • Special Town Meeting Warrant
  • Warrant Committee Report
  • Notice of State Election
  • Notice of Intent to Process Absentee Ballots Prior to Election Day
  • Sample Ballot: Special Town Meeting
  • Sample Ballot: State
  • Secretary of State's Upcoming Elections page