Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Information

Voter Registration

To be eligible to register to vote: A person must be a US citizen, a resident of Massachusetts and be 18 years of age on or before the Election Day or Town Meeting day (must still meet registration deadlines).

To obtain a voter registration application:

In Person - Application are in the Town Clerk's office.

By Mail - Call the Town Clerk's office or 1-800-462-VOTE and an application will be mailed to you. A confirmation notice will be sent to you upon completion of the registration.

At the Registry of Motor Vehicles - If registering at the RMV, keep your receipt until you receive confirmation of your registration from the Town Clerk's office.

On-Line - Visit the Secretary of the Commonwealth's website at and click on "Massachusetts Register to Vote Online" button.

Absentee Ballot Information

Registered Massachusetts voters can vote absentee for the following reasons only:

  • Absent from city/town on election day.
  • Have a physical disability that prevents voting at the polling place.
  • Cannot vote at the polls due to religious beliefs.


To have an application mailed to you, you must apply in writing to the Town Clerk (include your name, address as registered, address where you want the absentee ballot sent; and in the case of a primary, the party ballot you want and your signature.

For more information on Absentee Voting, contact the Town Clerk's office or Absentee Voting.