Explaining Single-Choice vs Ranked-Choice Voting (RCV) to your kids.

This animation video posted on YouTube helped me :) 

https://youtu.be/8Z2fRPRkWvY (2mins 29seconds)

This popular video uses sticky notes to explain RCV.

https://youtu.be/oHRPMJmzBBw (1min 10 seconds)

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Wondering where to vote in person in Cape Elizabeth on Election Day (November 3rd)?

"As usual, voting will occur within the Cape Elizabeth High School gymnasium from 7 a.m.- 8 p.m.   Anyone interested in volunteering during the election period should contact Debra Lane."

"On Election Day the total number of people allowed within the voting area will be limited to 50 people.  This number includes election officials."  

-above info from Cape Town website: 


Wondering how to vote by absentee ballot in Cape Elizabeth?

Info from the Town of Cape Elizabeth website:


"In response to queries form citizens concerned about voting during the pandemic, Lane explained that because Maine has utilized absentee ballots for many years the state is well experienced with offering absentee voting methods.  Currently, anyone interested in voting via absentee ballot may do so by any of the following three options: 

  1. Through the State of Maine Online Absentee Ballot Request Service, no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020.

  2. Downloading a printable paper application form and returning a completed form to the Town Clerk by fax 207-799-7141 or by mail to: Town Clerk, P.O. Box 6260, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107.

  3. Calling the Town Clerk to request an absentee ballot at 207-799-7665. The deadline to request a ballot to be mailed is Oct. 29, 2020."

Wondering how to register to vote in Maine?
Wondering how to vote by absentee ballot in Maine?
Wondering about Ranked-Choice Voting (RCV)?

Check out these 4 videos from Maine.gov

(created & posted on YouTube by Maine Department of the Secretary of State)

Video #1 & Video #2

Check out All Maine Voter info on the Maine.gov website.



Video #3

Check out the Maine Absentee Voter info on the Maine.gov website.



Walk through style video of Absentee Voting in Maine

I found this brand new video very helpful!! 

https://youtu.be/HqmXkpkJnbg (3mins 39 seconds)

Video #4

Check out All Maine Voter info on the Maine.gov website.

Walk through style video and info: https://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/upcoming/rcv.html

https://youtu.be/vp1APVk7SQk (4mins 24 seconds)