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The next election will be held on
November 7, 2023 - Local General Election
Absentee and Early Voting by Mail Information
Registered voters who believe they will be unable to vote on November 7th can apply for a ballot online by using this link: Voting by Mail (state.ma.us) by the application deadline.
Military & Overseas Voters
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
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;
Voters in: District 3A, District 3B, District 4A, and District 4B have been permanently relocated to East Middle School, 305 River Street; and,
Voters in: District 5A , District 5B, District 6A, and District 6B have been permanently relocated to the "NEW" South Middle School, 220 Peach Street.
WHERE DO I VOTE?
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.
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