Nomination papers available for Cape elections

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CAPE ELIZABETH — Nomination papers for the Nov. 2 municipal election and Portland Water District trustee election are available at the town clerk’s office.

There are two seats available on the Town Council and two seats on the School Board. Both are three-year terms.

The two seats available on the council are held by councilors Penny Jordan and Frank Governali. Jordan has reached her three-year term limit, and Governali has completed the one-year term he started when Councilor Paul McKinney resigned in 2009. School Board members Linda Winker and Rebecca Millett have both reached the end of their three-year terms.

A five-year term on the Portland Water District Board of Trustees, currently held by John Brady, will also be up for election.

Those interested in running must collect at least 25 signatures for the municipal positions. For the Portland Water District, residents must collect at least 35 signatures from Cape residents and at least 100 signatures from South Portland residents. Papers must be presented to the town clerk in each municipality by Friday, Sept. 3.

Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 2 at the Cape Elizabeth High School gymnasium. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

Nomination papers are due Friday, Sept. 3 in the at 4 p.m.    

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