Communities across Maine voted Tuesday on school budgets. Some elected local office holders or decided on new ordinance or spending projects. One special election was held to fill a vacant seat in the state Legislature.
Here is a breakdown of local election results in southern and midcoast Maine. Results of school budget votes in multi-town  school districts are listed at the bottom.


Maine House of Representatives
District 45 (special election for vacant seat)

Cumberland
Stephen Moriarty,  Democrat   62 percent (1,221 votes)
Kevin C. Hughes, Republican   38 percent (757 votes)

Gray
Stephen Moriarty,  Democrat    59 percent (68 votes)
Kevin C. Hughes, Republican    41 percent (47 votes)

Total
Stephen Moriarty,  Democrat   62 percent (1,289 votes)

Kevin C. Hughes, Republican    38 percent (804 votes)

 


Biddeford

School budget

Yes           77 percent (196 votes)
No            23 percent (58 votes)


Brunswick

School budget

Yes           60 percent (887 votes)
No              40 percent (602 votes)

Continue voting on school budgets

Yes           70 percent (1045 votes)
No              30 percent (416 votes)


Buxton

Board of Selectmen (6 candidates for 2 seats)

Mark J. Blier (i)          24 percent (276 votes)
Thomas J. Peters        20 percent (233 votes)
Caleb G. Porter            15 percent (179 votes)
Mark A. Smith Sr.        2 percent (26 votes)
Roger C. Tracy             19 percent (222 votes)
Scott A. Warchol         20 percent (234 votes)

School budget (see SAD 6 below)


Cape Elizabeth 

School budget

Yes             67 percent (417 votes)
No              33 percent (207 votes)


Cumberland

Town Council (4 candidates for 2 seats)

Brian Cashin                 21 percent (674 votes)
Michael Edes (i)         31 percent (991 votes)
Geoff Michalak             22 percent (722 votes)
Robert Vail                   26 percent (827 votes)

School Board (3 candidates for 2 seats)

Mike Brown (i)             30 percent (931 votes)
Peter Bingham           35 percent (1,071 votes)
Jennifer Stewart       35 percent (1,084 votes)


Dayton

School budget

Yes             XX percent (XX votes)
No              XX percent (XX votes)


Falmouth

School budget

Yes               78 percent (1,578 votes)
No                22 percent (453 votes)

Town Council  (5 candidates for 3 seats)

James Chaousis               7 percent (387 votes)
Janice De Lima              27 percent (1,441 votes)
Thomas Johnson           26 percent (1,408 votes)
Valentine Sheldon           14 percent (784 votes)
Jay Trickett                      26 percent (1,397 votes)


Gorham

School budget

Yes              67 percent (865 votes)
No               33 percent (435 votes)

Modular classrooms at Narragansett Elementary School

Yes               61 percent (791 votes)
No                39 percent (498 votes)


Kennebunk

Municipal budget

Yes                79 percent (995 votes)
No                 21 percent (270 votes)

Road repairs

Yes                82 percent (1,003 votes)
No                 18 percent (225 votes)

Ban balloon releases

Yes                69 percent (852 votes)
No                 31 percent (376 votes)

School budget (see RSU 21 below)


Ogunquit

Zoning change for Ogunquit Playhouse

Yes                83 percent (415 votes)
No                 17 percent (86 votes)

Select Board (2 candidates for 1 seat)

Kirk Lavoie              49 percent (257 votes)
Lindsey Perry            51 percent (267 votes)

 


Old Orchard Beach

School budget

Yes            56 percent (298 votes)
No              44 percent (230 votes)

Continue voting on school budgets

Yes             73 percent (379 votes)
No              27  percent (143 votes)


Portland

School budget

Yes                71 percent (1,483 votes)
No                29 percent (602 votes)
Precincts reporting: 12 of 12

Continue school budget votes

Yes                64 percent (1,323 votes)
No                 36 percent (738 votes)
Precincts reporting: 12 of 12


Saco

School budget

Yes              66 percent (389 votes)
No               34 percent (204 votes)

Continue voting on school budgets

Yes                 71 percent (420 votes)
No                  29 percent (173 votes)


Sanford

School budget

Yes                  81 percent (510 votes)
No                  19 percent (119 votes)

Continue voting on school budgets

Yes                  67 percent (421 votes)
No                   33 percent (206 votes)


Scarborough

School budget

Yes               74 percent (1,814 votes)
No                26 percent (644 votes)

Continue voting on school budgets

Yes                  73 percent (1,777 votes)
No                    27 percent (660 votes)

Joint school purchasing alliance

Yes               93 percent (2,133 votes)
No                  7 percent (171 votes)

Town Council (one seat)

John Cloutier                53 percent (1,252 votes)
Jessica Holbrook          47 percent (1,114 votes)


South Portland 

School budget

Yes                   71 percent (846 votes)
No                    29  percent (342 votes)

Continue voting on school budgets

Yes                   70 percent (817 votes)
No                    30  percent (353 votes)

Fire and police station renovations

Yes                   67 percent (799 votes)
No                    33 percent (391 votes)


Wells

Ban adult businesses on Route 1

Yes                59 percent (476 votes)
No                 41 percent (328 votes)

Select Board (3 candidates for 2 seats)

Tricia Hazlett            26 percent (389 votes)
John MacLeod          38 percent (557 votes)
Sean Roche                36 percent (525 votes)


 

Westbrook

School budget

Yes              63 percent (439 votes)
No               37 percent (254 votes)

Continue voting on school budgets

Yes                76 percent (525 votes)
No                 24 percent (164 votes)


Yarmouth

School budget

Yes               69 percent (838 votes)
No                31 percent (373 votes)

Town Council (4 candidates for 2 seats)

Randall Bates                     32 percent (688 votes)
Peter Fromuth                   25 percent (552 votes)
Christopher Tanguay       11 percent (232 votes)
Robert Waeldner              32 percent (703 votes)

 


MULTI-TOWN SCHOOL DISTRICTS – school budget votes

 

RSU 1

Arrowsic

Yes             100 percent (22 votes)
No              0 percent (0 votes)

Bath

Yes             84 percent (124 votes)
No              16 percent (23 votes)

Phippsburg

Yes              88 percent (29 votes)
No               12 percent (4 votes)

Woolwich

Yes              70 percent (55 votes)
No               30 percent (24 votes)

Total

Yes               80 percent (230 votes)
No                20 percent (51 votes)


RSU 5

Freeport

Yes              77 percent (333 votes)
No                23 percent (98 votes)

Pownal

Yes               57 percent (135 votes)
No                43 percent (96 votes)

Durham

Yes               55 percent (85 votes)
No                45 percent (77 votes)

Total

Yes                67 percent (553 votes)
No                 33 percent (266 votes)


RSU 14

Windham

Yes              65 percent (224 votes)
No               35 percent (123 votes)

Raymond

Yes                73 percent (158 votes)
No                27  percent (59 votes)

Total

Yes               68 percent (382 votes)
No                32 percent (182 votes)


RSU 21

Kennebunk

Yes              70 percent (896 votes)
No               30 percent (378 votes)

Kennebunkport

Yes               77 percent (286 votes)
No                23 percent (85 votes)

Arundel

Yes                59 percent (95 votes)
No                 41 percent (65 votes)

Total

Yes                71 percent (1277 votes)
No                 29 percent (528 votes)


SAD 6

Buxton

Yes                 66 percent (443 votes)
No                  34 percent (232 votes)

Standish

Yes                 70 percent (392 votes)
No                  30 percent (167 votes)

Hollis

Yes                 XX percent (XX votes)
No                  XX percent (XX votes)

Limington

Yes                 XX percent (XX votes)
No                  XX percent (XX votes)

Frye Island

Yes                  XX percent (XX votes)
No                   XX percent (XX votes)

Total

Yes                  XX percent (XX votes)
No                   XX percent (XX votes)


SAD 15

Gray

Yes                 71 percent (353 votes)
No                  29 percent (146 votes)

New Gloucester

Yes                 65 percent (495 votes)
No                  35 percent (270 votes)

Total

Yes                 67 percent (848 votes)
No                  33 percent (416 votes)


SAD 51

Cumberland

Yes                72 percent (1,340 votes)
No                 28 percent (523 votes)

North Yarmouth

Yes                76 percent (195 votes)
No                 24 percent (60 votes)

Total

Yes               73 percent (1,535 votes)
No                27 percent (583 votes)


SAD 75

Bowdoin

Yes              70 percent (123 votes)
No               30 percent (53 votes)

Bowdoinham

Yes              72 percent (225 votes)
No               28 percent (88 votes)

Harpswell

Yes             61 percent (197 votes)
No              39 percent (126 votes)

Topsham

Yes             63 percent (519 votes)
No              37 percent (301 votes)

Total

Yes             65 percent (1064 votes)
No              35 percent (568 votes)

 

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