In order to vote in any election, a citizen must have registered to vote at least ten days before the election.
The deadline to register to vote in the September State Primary is August 24 at 5PM
The deadline to register to vote in the November State Election is October 29 at 5PM.
See our 2022 Local 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 X10233. 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.