HOW TO VOTE on NOV. 7, 2017 Municipal Election! *October 18th deadline to register to vote; absentee ballots now available!* Register to vote: Wednesday, October 18th, at 8 pm is the deadline to register to vote in the November 7th election. For more information, visit the City of Newton Elections Office, 1000 Commonwealth Ave. Newton Centre MA or call (617) 796-1200. To check to see if you are registered to vote, and to find information on how to register to vote, you may visit the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s website.
If you need to register to vote, you may do it online by visiting: www.RegisterToVoteMA.com. All you need is a license or an I.D. issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles to apply online.
You must be registered to vote 20 days prior to an election in order to vote in that election. Download a Mail-in Voter Registration Form. Download the application form here.
Absentee voting and ballots: If you won’t be in Newton on November 7th, you can vote absentee. Ballots are available now at City Hall through noon on November 6th. You can request an absentee ballot for yourself or a family member by using the forms available through the Secretary of State’s website or picked up in person at the Election Commission at Newton City Hall.