The last day to register for the November 8 election is October 19. Teens who will be 18 on or before election day are advised to register by the deadlines to ensure that they will be ready to cast their first ballot. Mail in registrations are available at www.canivote.org .
New residents, and newly eligible voters are encouraged to stop by Town Hall to register to vote. In person registrations are accepted Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm. Anyone who has moved into Wellesley recently or who has changed address within the town should check their voter registration status prior to the fall elections.(https://www.sec.state.ma.us/VoterRegistrationSearch/MyVoterRegStatus.aspx)
On line registration for people with Massachusetts Drivers Licenses can be done at https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr/
If you will be away from Wellesley for any primary/election you may apply for an absentee ballot. Applications are available on line http://www.wellesleyma.gov/Pages/WellesleyMA_Clerk/voterinfo and must be mailed or delivered to the Town Clerk in time to allow mailing of ballots in both directions. Students who will be away for the fall semester should file for a ballot as soon as you know your school address. Voted ballots must be returned to the Clerk and received prior to the close of the voting day. All absentee ballots received by the deadline are counted on the day of the primary/election.
Ballots for the November election will not be available until late September, however applications may be filed at any time.
EARLY VOTING- NEW for November 8 Election
Voters in Massachusetts will now have the opportunity to vote prior to election day at your convenience without the restrictions of an absentee ballot.
For the November 8 election voters will be able to vote during the early voting period October 24-Nov 4. Early voting in Wellesley will take place at the Warren Recreation building. Hours will be announced in September.