Voters cast their ballots in Camden during last Tuesday's election (Photo by Brian P.D. Hannon)
Voters cast their ballots in Camden during last Tuesday's election (Photo by Brian P.D. Hannon)










































Midcoast Results for Maine Governor and Maine State Senators

Maine Maine State
Governor Senator
KNOX COUNTY: Caron Hayes Mills Moody Miramant Pelletier
Appleton
Camden 108 2,339 746 2,482 723
Cushing 0 32 342 359 390 342
Friendship 0 27 268 338 327 301
Hope 0 46 530 358 550 389
Isle au Haut
Matinicus Isle Plt. 1 6 28 11 35 11
North Haven 0 10 192 63 206 54
Owls Head 14 40 450 392 495 371
Rockland 37 147 1895 943 2,037 943
Rockport 28 94 1,283 675 1,391 670
St. George 0 75 868 545 956 533
South Thomaston 10 36 412 304 462 280
Thomaston 75 681 505 778 489
Union 72 535 618 596 625
Vinalhaven 41 432 200 459 210
Warren 22 95 674 914 745 922
Washington 0 49 323 401 below below
Total 11909 6863
LINCOLN COUNTY: Dow Fortman
Alna 0 25 271 167 191 274
Boothbay 23 89 925 789 915 894
Boothbay Harbor 0 61 644 493 596 609
Bremen 23 267 159 189 261
Bristol 81 902 708 806 891
Damariscotta 0 64 749 373 449 745
Dresden
Edgecomb 0 31 377 297 317 385
Jefferson 59 563 740 802 562
Monhegan Plt. 9 45 7 11 51
Newcastle 14 44 742 358 429 728
Nobleboro 6 52 512 470 520 522
Somerville 5 19 106 144 162 115
South Bristol 0 37 323 202 253 315
Southport 0 23 206 178 212 187
Waldoboro 134 1,030 1,108 1,333 954
Westport Isl. 6 26 241 195 230 233
Whitefield
Wiscasset 21 126 796 904 1021 804
Washington (Knx. Cty.) above above above above 484 308
Windsor (Ken. Cty.) n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total 8920 8838
WALDO COUNTY: Giles Herbig
Belfast 32 171 2,342 1,006 959 2,590
Belmont 0 35 209 214 194 275
Brooks 6 15 204 272 238 256
Burnham 3 18 211 276 255 241
Frankfort 0 40 190 294 288 238
Freedom 0 29 166 178 160 214
Islesboro 0 16 285 83 90 287
Jackson 0 11 121 132 121 147
Knox 4 24 124 220 201 171
Liberty 2 42 206 205 215 246
Lincolnville 13 66 833 470 455 923
Monroe 3 20 278 213 203 306
Montville 0 28 288 215 193 338
Morrill 0 29 208 259 237 261
Northport 37 520 360 357 564
Palermo 6 44 282 432 413 343
Prospect 0 16 131 170 157 158
Searsmont 7 51 370 320 291 452
Searsport 19 70 626 532 498 738
Stockton Springs 9 48 450 396 397 501
Swanville 0 44 278 361 327 365
Thorndike 5 28 183 156 153 228
Troy 5 26 196 226 212 232
Unity 24 52 383 315 304 453
Waldo 0 27 194 183 160 250
Winterport 97 830 909 1,014 830
Total 325 2,940 30,059 23,061 8,092 11,607

Midcoast Results for U.S. Senator and U.S. Representatives

U.S. U.S.
U.S. Senator U.S. Representative
KNOX COUNTY: Brakey King Ringlestein Grohman Holbrook Pingree
Appleton
Camden 583 2,318 352 156 638 2,446
Cushing 307 371 61 28 323 386
Friendship 303 292 46 25 313 302
Hope 302 529 104 61 313 557
Isle au Haut
Matinicus Isle Plt. 9 32 5 5 8 34
North Haven 49 185 35 9 47 215
Owls Head 306 478 92 44 309 521
Rockland 768 1757 455 172 799 1,989
Rockport 542 1,335 218 127 580 1,374
St. George 447 905 147 64 474 957
South Thomaston 224 417 90 38 233 457
Thomaston 392 751 136 82 424 767
Union 517 580 107 85 540 580
Vinalhaven 150 451 86 38 149 499
Warren 742 814 128 119 795 765
Washington 354 366 67 66 354 364
LINCOLN COUNTY:
Alna 129 272 66 36 152 277
Boothbay 632 1050 138 122 706 971
Boothbay Harbor 380 739 90 76 437 695
Bremen 133 280 39 20 150 278
Bristol 573 984 135 83 623 978
Damariscotta 295 776 130 62 337 793
Dresden
Edgecomb 229 422 58 40 260 407
Jefferson 618 670 86 86 649 628
Monhegan Plt. 3 45 12 5 6 48
Newcastle 305 714 134 62 337 747
Nobleboro 375 571 90 51 423 559
Somerville 124 126 22 30 129 113
South Bristol 174 354 43 35 188 341
Southport 128 260 19 34 146 223
Waldoboro 924 1,169 190 130 997 1,156
Westport Isl. 176 267 31 24 194 252
Whitefield
Wiscasset 748 964 141 108 864 879
Washington (Knx. Cty.) above above above above above above
Windsor (Ken. Cty.) n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Totals 2123 12897 21558
WALDO COUNTY: Bond Golden Hoar Poliquin
Belfast 865 2,251 429 213 2,290 65 950
Belmont 192 228 46 29 207 14 213
Brooks 228 215 50 28 198 9 255
Burnham 252 227 34 29 185 19 268
Frankfort 254 236 38 42 202 17 266
Freedom 156 179 38 23 178 8 165
Islesboro 71 270 37 20 273 6 76
Jackson 119 120 28 15 122 4 123
Knox 193 149 34 29 125 7 215
Liberty 197 232 30 13 216 12 217
Lincolnville 386 842 158 85 815 31 450
Monroe 182 257 67 35 264 8 193
Montville 170 301 61 34 292 13 188
Morrill 226 215 55 26 206 8 259
Northport 305 529 84 42 519 15 334
Palermo 342 372 46 43 303 13 396
Prospect 138 163 18 19 143 10 146
Searsmont 261 397 81 51 369 18 298
Searsport 441 705 109 77 626 36 506
Stockton Springs 359 457 83 59 457 16 370
Swanville 317 300 68 42 288 13 342
Thorndike 135 188 52 28 180 13 150
Troy 210 191 46 30 186 9 220
Unity 284 352 141 45 389 14 324
Waldo 158 221 29 25 192 16 168
Winterport 824 905 114 87 826 40 894
Totals 19206 31746 5529 1,169 10,051 434 7,986


State Referendum questions

Question 1: Citizen’s Initiative — Universal Home Care Program

Question 2: Bond Issue — Wastewater treatment facilities & systems

Question 3: Bond Issue — Transportation: highways, bridges, ports, piers, harbors, railroads, aviation, pedestrian trails

Question 4: Bond Issue — Modernize & improve Maine’s public universities

Question 5: Bond Issue — Upgrade facilities at all seven of Maine’s community colleges

1 2 3 4 5
Homecare Wastewater Transportation UMaine Com. Coll.
Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
KNOX COUNTY:
Appleton
Camden 1,320 1,898 2,300 895 2,632 570 2,202 973 2,529 675
Cushing 258 483 334 398 498 241 366 370 477 261
Friendship 237 401 283 346 402 228 290 343 356 278
Hope 336 600 499 434 641 294 532 398 629 304
Isle au Haut
Matinicus Isle 22 25 29 18 39 8 28 18 31 16
North Haven 139 127 198 66 220 43 184 79 219 46
Owls Head 335 555 456 417 633 254 474 405 565 322
Rockland 1,515 1,493 1,962 1,020 2,241 746 1,809 1,163 2,131 858
Rockport 779 1,298 1,284 785 1,595 470 1,306 756 1,501 567
St. George 606 892 849 634 1097 390 883 603 1029 463
So. Thomaston 273 473 409 331 546 199 414 325 500 246
Thomaston 558 716 679 585 895 373 678 581 827 443
Union 395 834 547 674 757 467 570 648 708 614
Vinalhaven 275 402 395 275 509 165 391 280 470 204
Warren 531 1164 720 967 1,016 671 721 956 625 767
Washington 281 492 346 425 475 299 351 420 448 329
LINCOLN COUNTY:
Alna 172 289 274 183 323 138 267 183 323 136
Boothbay 664 1,159 1,047 762 1,350 466 1,072 739 1,237 584
Boothbay Hrbr. 486 717 757 443 921 280 707 478 863 338
Bremen 166 283 256 190 326 118 260 184 307 141
Bristol 607 1,086 931 742 1,287 393 995 665 1,184 494
Damariscotta 513 683 785 406 944 252 795 393 908 287
Dresden
Edgecomb 246 452 385 308 507 192 402 296 471
Jefferson 425 943 582 786 850 514 619 744 778 596
Monhegan Plt. 40 29 54 8 59 3 51 11 58 4
Newcastle 484 658 717 421 871 274 721 412 828 308
Nobleboro 314 722 526 502 702 333 559 471 668 365
Somerville 89 188 102 174 146 129 111 162 143 134
South Bristol 195 368 320 238 421 146 337 229 394 171
Southport 148 261 215 187 297 112 223 183 282 125
Waldoboro 879 1,407 1,104 1,163 1,479 775 1,125 1,144 1,402 873
Westport Isl. 179 292 258 207 346 122 236 225 306 164
Whitefield
Wiscasset 679 1,176 886 959 1,231 629 900 943 1,120 735
WALDO COUNTY:
Belfast 1,738 1,807 2,330 1,186 2,609 905 2,203 1,309 2,536 997
Belmont 177 287 192 272 277 182 204 255 259 207
Brooks 174 316 210 282 272 219 218 273 254 235
Burnham 174 333 183 319 281 221 201 302 254 249
Frankfort 170 353 195 325 319 203 218 304 275 247
Freedom 169 201 180 189 222 147 163 203 213 157
Islesboro 165 211 251 120 291 84 251 124 292 81
Jackson 110 157 122 144 169 98 137 129 163 104
Knox 71 175 73 174 115 130 81 184 115 130
Liberty 174 283 240 220 297 163 238 223 282 181
Lincolnville 601 769 822 544 1,034 334 854 508 978 394
Monroe 195 316 256 254 334 175 258 250 316 195
Montville 224 302 259 264 325 193 246 272 324 200
Morrill 159 331 217 270 284 202 229 258 264 224
Northport 368 544 514 397 627 288 483 427 593 323
Palermo 232 523 316 434 452 300 346 399 348 313
Prospect 116 214 128 149 176 147 136 190 173 153
Searsmont 290 455 344 399 452 288 376 363 460 287
Searsport 569 673 674 566 874 364 618 601 760 480
Stockton Sp. 321 582 467 433 597 303 441 451 557 348
Swanville 232 452 294 392 379 307 286 401 365 321
Thorndike 137 234 142 226 197 170 148 218 183 186
Troy 167 283 206 243 260 188 192 258 239 213
Unity 321 448 419 343 477 284 401 362 500 268
Waldo 160 239 182 211 233 167 177 219 244 157
Winterport 617 1225 850 1000 1120 721 847 999 1104 749
Total 21977 34279 30555 25305 38929 17077 30531 25262 36368 19247


Midcoast Results for Maine House Districts

HOUSE DISTRICT 89
Stephanie Hawke (R), Boothbay Hrbr.
• Holly Stover (D), Boothbay
Hawke (R) Stover (D)
Boothbay 925 906
Boothbay Hrbr 611 606
Edgecomb 334 361
Southport 208 196
Westport Isl. 227 234
So. Bristol (part) 172 256
Total 2,477 2,559
HOUSE DISTRICT 90
• Michael Devin (D), Newcastle
Rickard Van Knowe (R), Bristol
Devin (D) Van Knowe (R)
Bremen 298 146
Bristol 967 707
Damariscotta 813 353
Monhegan 50 12
Newcastle 816 329
Nobleboro (part) 310 174
So. Bristol (part) 70 61
Total 3,324 1,782
HOUSE DISTRICT 91
• Jeffrey Evangelos (U), Friendship
Abden Simmons (R), Waldoboro
Evangelos (U) Simmons (R)
Friendship 315 329
Washington 400 382
Waldoboro 1,159 1,124
Union (part) 283 220
Total 2,157 2,055
HOUSE DISTRICT 92
• Ann Matlack (D), St. George
Justin Thompson (R), St. George
Matlack (D) Thompson (R)
Thomaston 689 574
Cushing 337 391
Matinicus 31 12
So. Thomaston 405 333
St. George 866 620
Total 2,328 1,930
HOUSE DISTRICT 93
• Anne Beebe-Center (D), Rockland
Maynard Stanley (R), Owls Head
Beebe Center (D) Stanley (R)
Owls Head 464 419
Rockland 1,929 1,057
Total 2,393 1,476
HOUSE DISTRICT 94
• Victoria Doudera (D), Camden
Owen Casas (U), Rockport
Doudera (D) Casas (U)
Camden 1,816 1,363
Rockport 940 1,098
Islesboro 188 186
Total 2,944 2,647
HOUSE DISTRICT 95
• William Pluecker (U), Warren
Paula Sutton (R), Warren
Pluecker (U) Sutton (R)
Appleton n/a n/a
Hope 626 314
Warren 817 887
Union (part) 375 372
Total 1,818 1,573
HOUSE DISTRICT 96
Robert Currier (R), Belmont
• Stanley Paige Zeigler (D), Montville
Currier (R) Zeigler (D)
Belmont 260 204
Liberty 207 244
Lincolnville 459 892
Montville 192 333
Morrill 272 217
Palermo 423 328
Searsmont 318 411
Total 2131 2629
HOUSE DISTRICT 97
Bevelyn Beatty (R), Belfast (withdrawn)
• Janice Dodge (D), Belfast
Beatty (R) Dodge (D)
Belfast 823 2,618
Northport 329 556
Waldo 140 250
Total 1,292 3,424
HOUSE DISTRICT 98
• Scott Cuddy (D), Winterport
Brian Kresge (R), Winterport
Cuddy (D) Kresge (R)
Frankfort 261 261
Searsport 719 504
Swanville 319 350
Winterport 1,033 809
Total 2332 1924
HOUSE DISTRICT 99
• MaryAnne Kinney (R), Knox
April Turner (D), Freedom
Kinney (R) Turner (D)
Brooks 284 206
Burnham 283 214
Freedom 179 191
Jackson 131 132
Knox 252 121
Monroe 215 286
Thorndike 182 184
Troy 246 201
Unity 352 418
Total 2,124 1,953

Municipal Ballot Results

(only contested races are shown)



BELFAST:

The anti-salmon farm write-in candidates, Ellie Daniels and Jim Merkel, did not come even close to gaining power on the council, as incumbent Mary Mortier cruised to an easy win, as did Paul Dean, while councilor Neal Harkness had a much closer challenger in Joanne Moesswilde.



BELFAST CITY COUNCIL
WARD 1
• Mary Mortier
Eleanor Daniels
Mortier Daniels
Total 2,207 663 write-in
WARD 2
• Neal Harkness
Joanne Moesswilde
Harkness Moesswilde
Total 1,560 1,422
WARD 5
• Paul Dean
Jim Merkel
Dean Merkel
Total 2,198 555 write-in


CAMDEN:

• Yes 2,233; No 890 — amend the zoning ordinance to allow for the re-use of the Mary E. Taylor School Building by allowing commercial uses currently permitted in a nearby business district — approval for a commercial use will need to be granted by the Zoning Board of Appeals.

• Yes 1,750; No 1,254 — change parking requirements for congregate living facilities, senior housing, and multi-family residential units in three downtown business districts by reducing the parking spaces required from two to one per unit.

• Yes 2,270; No 636 — allow the annual town meeting to be scheduled any day on the week following the June elections.

• Yes 1,969; No 899 — compensation for Wastewater Commissioners to be determined by town meeting.

• Yes 2,381; No 398 — reduce the terms for Planning Board members from 5 years to 3 years.

• No 1,559; Yes 1,132 — reduce the number of signatures required to appear on the ballot for Select Board from 75 to 25.

• Yes 2,176; No 635 — enact a new ordinance which will prohibit retailers in Camden from serving or selling prepared food in polystyrene foam containers.

• Yes 2,145; No 1,050 — this citizens petition is to adopt an ordinance that bans retailers from providing single-use plastic bags and also requires stores that sell food items to charge a 10-cent fee on paper bags.



VINALHAVEN:

• Yes 436;
No 260 —Authorizes the MSAD 8 School Board to issue bonds or notes in an amount not to exceed $157,929 to fund a portion of the costs of the playground improvement project?



WISCASSET:

• No 1,221;
Yes 613 — discontinue the Wiscasset Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department and utilize Central Lincoln County Ambulance Service?



DAMARISCOTTA:

• Yes 692;
No 509 — prohibit the distribution of single-use carryout plastic bags except in those situations that are listed as exemptions in the ordinance?

• No 624; Yes 567 — place a moratorium on the operation of medical marijuana retail stores, registered dispensaries, testing facilities, or manufacturing facilities?

• Yes 639; No 554 — authorizes the operation of adult use (recreational) marijuana establishments, potentially including stores, cultivation facilities, products manufacturing facilities, and testing facilities, contingent upon the passage of state regulations and adoption of local licensing and zoning ordinances.

• Yes 812; No 361 — authorizes the operation of medical marijuana establishments, potentially including registered caregiver retail stores, registered dispensaries, marijuana testing facilities and manufacturing facilities, contingent upon the passage of state regulations and adoption of local licensing and zoning ordinances.



ROCKLAND:



ROCKLAND CITY COUNCIL
(Vote for 1)
• Ben Dorr
Brandy Perkins
Dale Hayward
Dorr Perkins Hayward
Total 1,246 711 652


• Yes 1,672; No 1,241 — Support allowing adult use marijuana stores in the city?

• No 1,611; Yes 1,284 — Support allowing adult use marijuana stores in the downtown area of the city?

• Yes 2,029; No 882— Support allowing medical marijuana stores in the city?

• Yes 1,544; No 1,364— Support allowing medical marijuana stores in the downtown area of the city?



UNION:

• Yes 757;
No 465 — authorize the State to permit operation of agency liquor stores on days other than Sunday.



ROCKPORT:

• Yes 1,067;
No 922 — approves the design, site preparation, construction and equipping of a new library building, including all other expenses reasonably related thereto; authorizes the Selet Board to accept grants/donations for the project and appropriate the total amount of them for the project; appropriates the sum of $1,500,000 for the costs of the project to be funded through general obligation bonds; and authorizes the Select Board to issue general obligation securities in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $1,500,000 subject to the condition that the Select Board make a finding that sufficient grants, donations and/or donation commitments have been made in order to move forward with the project.

• Yes 1,025; No 891 — authorizes the Selet Board to issue general obligation securities in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $300,000 for the design, construction and equipping of a new library building at 1 Limerock Street, including all expenses reasonably related thereto, subject to the condition that the Select Board make a finding that the general obligation bond is prudent.

• Yes 1,604; No 470 — prohibits retail vendors from selling prepared food in expanded polystyrene packaging.



THOMASTON:

• Yes 821;
No 457 — authorizes the town to renovate the Lura Libby facility and relocate the town office, police department, recreation department and the town’s food pantry to the facility.

• Yes 702; No 563 — authorizes the town to finance renovations to the Lura Libby facility and related town department relocation costs.

• Yes 660; No 493 — land use ordinance amendment

• Yes 848; No 386 — dog waste ordinance

• No 619; Yes 577 — stipends for the Select Board

• Yes 752; No 461— authorizes completion of last phase of Thomaston Business Block Redevelopment Proect.

• Yes 720; No 470 —authorizes borrowing not more than $280,000 and accepting grant funds of up to $250,000 to complete last phase of Thomaston Business Block Redevelopment Project.

Waldo County Offices

WALDO COUNTY SHERIFF
John Gibbs (U), Belfast
• Jeffrey Trafton (R), Belfast
Gibbs (U) Trafton (R)
Belfast 1532 1951
Belmont 193 269
Brooks 199 289
Burnham 187 312
Frankfort 207 314
Freedom 142 229
Islesboro 233 118
Jackson 98 167
Knox 137 238
Liberty 200 251
Lincolnville 694 637
Monroe 273 236
Montville 211 300
Morrill 184 302
Northport 418 480
Palermo 249 488
Prospect 139 172
Searsmont 339 390
Searsport 534 675
Stockton Springs 388 486
Swanville 268 415
Thorndike 105 269
Troy 158 288
Unity 298 449
Waldo 170 236
Winterport 836 971
Total 8392 10932


WALDO COUNTY TREASURER
• Peter Sheff (R), Morrill
William Sneed (D), Prospect
Sheff (R) Sneed (D)
Belfast 1211 2083
Belmont 277 173
Brooks 303 179
Burnham 309 179
Frankfort 311 190
Freedom 191 166
Islesboro 105 255
Jackson 135 119
Knox 253 113
Liberty 259 189
Lincolnville 526 799
Monroe 236 245
Montville 243 266
Morrill 332 143
Northport 413 460
Palermo 471 264
Prospect 149 164
Searsmont 375 347
Searsport 585 622
Stockton Springs 395 484
Swanville 404 266
Thorndike 198 164
Troy 250 183
Unity 375 363
Waldo 222 165
Winterport 1005 789
Total 9533 9370


WALDO COUNTY
COMMISSIONER,
DISTRICT 1
Rosendel Gerry (U), Lincolnville
• Betty Johnson (D), Lincolnville
Gerry (U) Johnson (D)
Belfast 781 2331
Belmont 177 243
Islesboro 95 253
Lincolnville 626 696
Morrill 195 223
Northport 303 514
Waldo 136 221
Total 2313 4481

Lincoln County Offices

LINCOLN COUNTY
COMMISSIONER,
DISTRICT 2
• William Blodgett (D), Waldoboro
Melvin Williams (R), Waldoboro
Blodgett (D) Williams (R)
Bremen 287 146
Bristol 1033 617
Monhegan 55 5
Nobleboro 636 374
So. Bristol 364 192
Waldoboro 1326 921
Total 3,701 2,255