Registering to Vote

In order to vote in any election, a citizen must have registered to vote at least twenty days before the election. The deadline to register to vote in the May 15, 2021 elction is April 23. See our Spring Elections Page for more information about this election.

To check if you are registered: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/voterregistrationsearch/myvoterregstatus.aspx

You can register to vote in several ways:

1. On Line at https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr/

2. In person at the Town Clerk’s Office (or any Clerk’s Office in the Commonwealth)

3. At the Registry of Motor Vehicles or several other state agencies

4. By mail, using an official state form, which you can obtain here: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/voter-reg-mail-in.pdf

To obtain a form by mail, call the Town Clerk’s Office at 508-747-1620 X169. The voter registration form must be postmarked on or before the deadline date to be eligible for the next election.

Please note that if you will be 18 on or before Election Day but after the registration deadline, you can register before the deadline.

Once registered, a voter can maintain active voting status simply by completing the annual town census. If a voter moves, it is necessary to re register.