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Voting this November!

Elections are coming November 8th. Are you ready?

We will vote on 4 ballot initiatives. Read summaries of the proposed laws and their pros and cons on the Commonwealth's voting website.

Speed up your time at the polls by taking a minute now to check your voter registration status. Here is why. If you find that you are an Inactive Voter, complete the Blank 2022 Census form and return it to the City Clerk's office by mail or in person using the outdoor ballot box or at City Hall, 149 Main St.

Eligible to vote: To be eligible to register to vote in Massachusetts you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Massachusetts, and 18 years old on or before the next election. Registration deadlines:

  • In-person at City Clerk's office: Oct 29 by 5pm

  • Online: Oct 29 by 11:59pm

  • By mail (postmarked by): Oct 29

Mail and absentee deadlines:

  • Request ballot (received by): Nov 1 by 5pm

  • Return ballot by mail (postmarked by): Nov 8

  • Return ballot in person: Nov 8 by 8pm

Voting deadlines:

  • Early voting: varies by location

  • In-person: Nov 8, 8pm

Early voting, City Hall's Phillip Pane Lower Hearing Room on the basement level

  • Saturday Oct 22, 9am-1pm

  • Sunday Oct 23, 9am-1pm

  • Monday Oct 24, 8:30am-5pm

  • Tuesday Oct 25, 8:30am-7pm

  • Wednesday, Oct 26, 8:30am-5pm

  • Thursday, Oct 27, 8:30am-5pm

  • Friday, Oct 28, 8:30am-5pm

  • Saturday, Oct 29, 9am-1pm

  • Sunday, Oct 30, 9am-1pm

  • Monday, Oct 31, 8:30am-5pm

  • Tuesday, Nov 1, 8:30am-7pm

  • Wednesday, Nov 2, 8:30am-5pm

  • Thursday, Nov 3, 8:30am-5pm

  • Friday, Nov 4, 8:30am-5pm

The drop-off ballot box is located outside of City Hall, on the Saltonstall Park side of the building.

Election day is Tuesday, November 8. Polls will be open from 7am-8pm.

District A polling stations: Find your voting location here.

Precincts 1 & 3: Hellenic Center, 25 Bigelow Ave

Precinct 2: Hosmer School, Door 6, next to the gardens, 1 Concord Rd

Questions? Email the City Clerk's office or call 617-972-6486.

We are always looking for poll workers. Interested in seeing democracy in action? Please contact the City Clerk’s Office or 617-972-6486, press 1.

Making voting easier forever.TurboVote is an app that helps qualified voters register and vote every time. I use it and I love it. (It is non-partisan and nonprofit.) With this app:

  • You can subscribe to text or email reminders about upcoming deadlines and elections, which I find super helpful.

  • New voters can register, and TurboVote will send you all the required forms by U.S. mail. Just sign, apply the stamps provided, and mail.

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