Readfield might move to a secret ballot for all questions that would normally be addressed at the annual Town Meeting in June.

A public hearing on that issue is set for 6 p.m. Monday at Asa Gile Hall. And voters will weigh in on the question on Election Day, Nov. 4.

The article asks whether the town, “beginning with the 2015 Warrant Article Voting June 9, 2015 polls,” use a secret ballot referendum question rather than town meeting and keep the polls open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on June 9, 2015, for the vote.

A second informational meeting about the proposal is set for 6 p.m. Oct. 27.

Selectman Allen Curtis said Friday that the proposal is the result of a petition submitted by Readfield voters.

The town traditionally has had a town meeting at which most articles are handled in a voice vote or a show of hands or cards. The meeting takes place on a weeknight in the gym at Readfield Elementary School. This past June, the meeting attracted about 100 voters in the town of about 2,500 and lasted about three hours.

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