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PUBLIC NOTICE OF ADVANCED PROCESSING

 OF EARLY VOTED BALLOTS

In accordance with the VOTES ACT, Chapter 92 of the Acts of 2022, the Town of Braintree will be advance processing (opening and/or depositing early voted ballots) at Braintree Town Hall, One JFK Memorial Drive, on the following dates:

  • Saturday March 2, 2024 beginning at 8:30 AM 
  • Sunday March 3, 2024 beginning at 8:30 AM (if needed)

Per State requirements, all early voted ballots received after advanced processing has ended, will be processed at the polls.

In accordance with the regulations, no results shall be determined or announced until after the time the polls close on March 5th at 8:00 PM. At that time the results from the advance processed ballots will be announced, added to the election day results, and posted in a public place.

Early Voting Advanced Processing is open to the public.

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Town of Braintree 2024 Elections

The following elections will be held in 2024

March 5th - Presidential Primary Election

September 3rd - State Primary Election

November 5th - State General Election

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March 5, 2024 Presidential Primary Election

Early Vote In-Person Schedule

Saturday, February 24, 2024 through Friday, March 1, 2024

DAY OF WEEK
TIME
Friday / Saturday / Sunday
8:30am to 1:00pm
Monday / Wednesday / Thursday
8:30am to 4:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am to 7:00pm


Military & Overseas Voters

If you are a U.S citizen residing out of the country or on active military duty, you may use the Federal Post Card Application or the Massachusetts Absentee Ballot Application to request your ballot. More information is available on our Voting for Military & Overseas Citizens page.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Secretary of State Office provides up-to-date voter information. Use the following links to obtain the latest voter information.     https://www.sec.state.ma.us/divisions/elections/elections-and-voting.htm 

                                                                                           

VOTER REGISTRATION

The Town Clerk is in charge of elections and voter registration.  In order to participate in local or state elections, you must be registered to vote.  You may register to vote at the Town Clerk's office.  You may pre-register to vote upon reaching age 16 years of age or you must be 18 years of age, a U.S. citizen, and a resident of the Town at the time of the next election.  Mail-in registration forms are available at the Thayer Public Library as well as the Town Clerk's office.  Or, use the following link to register online:  Elections Division (state.ma.us) 

YOUR ENROLLMENT AS A VOTER

When you register to vote, you may choose to enroll in a political party or political designation or may choose to remain "unenrolled," which is commonly referred to as independent.  To learn more click here.

                                                                                                                     

ELECTION DAY WORKERS

Interested in becoming an election worker?  Qualified applicants must be a registered voter in Massachusetts, be available to work elections throughout the year, be detail-oriented, reliable, alert, ability to use a tablet and/or laptop, follow directions and maintain a non-bias attitude toward candidates, questions and party positions.  

Use the Election Worker Application Forms link to obtain all required documents.  Complete and return all forms to the Town Clerk's Office.  Applicants will be notified approximately three months prior to a scheduled election to determine their availability to work on Election Day.

                                                                                                                     

NOTICE TO VOTERS

Pursuant to Council Order #21-041 District Voting Centers have been established whereby...

                                                                                                                     

Voters in: District 1A, District 1B, District 2A and District 2B have been permanently relocated to Braintree High School, 128 Town Street;

BHS VOTING CENTER - MAP / DRIVING DIRECTIONS

                                                                                                                     

Voters in: District 3A, District 3B, District 4A, and District 4B have been permanently relocated to East Middle School, 305 River Street; and,

EMS VOTING CENTER - MAP / DRIVING DIRECTIONS

                                                                                                                     

Voters in: District 5A , District 5B, District 6A, and District 6B have been permanently relocated to the "NEW" South Middle School, 220 Peach Street.

SMS VOTING CENTER - MAP / DRIVING DIRECTIONS

                                                                                                                     

WHERE DO I VOTE?

Click here to find your Voting District and Voting Center

Town Census / Voter Registration Confirmation Form

The Town Census / Voter Registration Confirmation Form is mailed out to the head of household each January and all citizens are required by law to respond. This confirms that the census / voter information is accurate or gives the opportunity for it to be updated. 

Failure to respond to the Town Census / Voter Registration Confirmation will change the status of all "Active" voters in that household to "Inactive". All are encouraged to complete the Annual Census/Voter Registration Confirmation Form immediately upon receiving this document.