Plymouth Spring Election 2023
The Spring Municipal election for Plymouth is on Saturday May 20.
On this page, you will find:
The deadline to register to vote in this election is May 10.
The video from our candidates forum is below. For information about the Charter Question on the ballot, see our Charter Resources page.
Offices to be Voted On
|Office||# of Seats/Term|
|Select Board Members||(2) members for 3-year terms|
|Plymouth School Committee members||(2) members for 3-year terms|
|Plymouth Redevelopment Authority Commissioner||(1) member for 5-year term|
|Planning Board||(1) member for 5-year term|
|Planning Board||(1) member for 1-year term|
|Town Meeting Members||(54) members for 3-year terms (3 in each of 18 precincts)|
|March 24 at 5:00pm||Last Day for town meeting representatives who are up for re-election to File Town Meeting Representative Renomination Petition with the Town Clerk. (New candidates must submit nomination papers.)|
|March 31 at 5:00pm||Last day to submit nomination papers to the Board of Registrars for certification (50 signatures required). Candidates must go to the Town Clerk’s Office to obtain nomination papers.|
|May 10 at 5:00pm||Deadline for Voter Registration for the Annual Town Election|
|May 11, 7:30am – 4:00pm||Early Voting at Town Hall|
|May 12, 7:30am – 12:00pm||Early Voting at Town Hall|
|May 13, 9:00am – 3:00pm||Early Voting at Town Hall|
|May 15, 7:30am – 4:00pm||Early Voting at Town Hall|
|May 15 at 5:00pm||Last day to apply for a Vote by Mail ballot.|
|May 16, 7:30am – 6:30pm||Early Voting at Town Hall|
|May 17, 7:30am – 4:00pm||Early Voting at Town Hall|
|May 20||Annual Town Election|
Early Voting Begins May 11. See the Town Clerk’s Election Information Page for all Early Voting Dates and Times.
Click on the map above to go to an interactive site to find out what precinct you are in.
You can also find your precinct and voting location on the Secretary of State’s website.
Precinct Information & Town Meeting Candidates
Plymouth is divided geographically into 18 precincts, each with roughly the same number of voters and each with 9 representative Town Meeting Members. Following a redistricting in 2022, voters each elected 9 Town Meeting Members.
In 2023, three members in each precinct will be up for re-election. (The three that received the fewest numbers of votes in 2022).
|Precinct 1||Hedge School, 258 Standish Avenue|
|Precinct 2||Cold Spring School, 25 Alden Street|
|Precinct 3||School Administration Building, 11 Lincoln Street|
|Precinct 4||Plymouth North High School, 41 Obery Street|
|Precinct 5||Town Hall, 26 Court Street|
|Precinct 6||Manomet Elementary School, 70 Manomet Point Road|
|Precinct 7||Indian Brook School, 1181 State Road|
|Precinct 8||Cedarville Fire Station, 2209 State Road|
|Precinct 9||South Elementary School, 178 Bourne Road|
|Precinct 10||Federal Furnace School, 860 Federal Furnace Road|
|Precinct 11||Plymouth Airport, 246 South Meadow Road|
|Precinct 12||South Middle School, 488 Long Pond Road|
|Precinct 13||West Elementary School, 170 Plympton Road|
|Precinct 14||Indian Brook School, 1181 State Road|
|Precinct 15||Plymouth South High School, 490 Long Pond Road|
|Precinct 16||South Middle School, 488 Long Pond Road|
|Precinct 17||South Elementary School, 178 Bourne Road|
|Precinct 18||Plymouth Community Intermediate School, 117 Long Pond Road|
Vote by Mail (Absentee) Ballots
No-excuse early voting by mail is available in all state elections, state primaries, presidential primaries, and most local elections. These ballots are known as “Vote by Mail” ballots and can be requested up to 4 days before the election, May 15, at 5:00pm.
You can obtain an application at the Town Clerk’s office, or download it from the Massachusetts Secretary of State’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
- In the ballot drop box outside of Town Hall
- Mail it to Town Clerk’s Office, 26 Court Street, Plymouth MA 02360
- FAX to (508)830-4116
- Email to ballots@Plymouth-MA.gov
All applications must be signed by the voter.
Ballots must be returned to the Town Clerk’s Office, hand-delivered or by mail, and will not be accepted at the polling location. Hand delivered ballots must be returned by the voter or a family or household member by the close of polls on Election Day.