Candidates’ Forums

Plymouth Area LWV is sponsoring forums for the candidates:

  • Town-Wide Offices: April 15, 6:30pm
  • Charter Commission Candidates: April 21, 6:30pm

Recordings will be posted here and on PACTV on the day following each event.

Plymouth Municipal Election 2021 Details

The Spring Municipal election for Plymouth is on May 15.

On this page, you will find:

  • Information about mail-in ballots
  • Important dates and deadlines.

Are you running for office? Be sure to view our informative video, “How to Run for Office.

Check your voter registration status (or register) on the  Massachusetts Online Voter Registration page. The deadline to register to vote in this election is April 23.

For more information and a list of resources on the Charter Commission, see our special Charter Question Resources page.

Using Mail-in (No Excuse Needed) Ballots

Vote-by-mail regulations used in the November election have been extended through June 30th.

The application for the May 15 Municipal Election is available on the Town Clerk’s webpage at 2021-vote-by-mail-application.pdf. The deadline to request a ballot is May 11th at 5pm but voters are encouraged to return their application as soon as possible.

Absentee (Excuse Required) Ballots

To apply for an absentee ballot for a family or household member, use the absentee ballot application as described on the Town Clerk’s website.

You can return your mail-in  or absentee ballot application in any of the following ways:

  • In person, at the Town Clerk’s office
  • Mail it to Town Clerk’s Office, 26 Court Street, Plymouth MA 02360
  • FAX to (508)830-4116
  • Email to

All applications must be signed by the voter.

Important Dates

Date Deadline for
April 13, 6:30pm Practice Session for Town-Wide Office Candidates
April 15, 6:30pm Public Forum for Town-Wide Office Candidates
April 20, 6:30pm Practice Session for Charter Commission Candidates
April 21, 6:30pm Public Forum for Charter Commission Candidates
April 23 Deadline to Register to Vote
May 11, 5pm Deadline to request a mail-in ballot.
May 15 Town Election