Voter Registration & Information

Voter Registration Qualifications

Must be 18 years of age and a United States Citizen. Registration at Town Clerk's Office, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and some second and fourth Tuesday evenings 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Special evening registrations of registrars held preceding elections

Where & How to Register to Vote

You must be a U.S. Citizen; be a Massachusetts resident; and be at least 18 years old on or before the next election. Voter registration forms are available at the Town Clerk's Office, various designated state agencies, the Registry of Motor Vehicles, or use a mail-in voter registration form. To request a mail-in voter registration form, please call the Town Clerk's Office at 781-455-7500 ext 216, 217, 218, 219, and 252 or go to Elections Division of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

New emergency regulations have been filed by the Secretary of the Commonwealth to allow the mail-in voter registration form to be available online. Applicants can complete the forms on their computer, but will still have to print and sign and return to your local Town Clerk's Office. Check your Massachusetts voter

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Party Enrollment Information

Registration Deadlines

You must register to vote at least 20 days before state primaries, state elections, and city and town elections. Special registration sessions are printed in the local newspaper.

There will be a special voter registration session at the Town Clerk's Office from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the last day to register before each election. The Last day to register to vote before the 2019 Annual Town Election is Wednesday, March 20, 2019. 

Where to Vote

Please note that with the 2014 Annual Town Election several new Polling Locations became effective by vote of the Select Board. Whenever there is a change of polling locations, Voters will receive written notification prior to the next Election. The current polling locations have not changed since 2014. The 2019 Annual Town Election is scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 7 Am to 8 PM. 

There are 10 precincts in the Town of Needham. Precinct polling locations are:

PrecinctPolling LocationsAddress
Precinct AThe Center at the Heights300 Hillside Avenue
Precinct BThe Center at the Heights300 Hillside Avenue
Precinct CNewman Elementary School - Gymnasium1155 Central Avenue
Precinct DNewman Elementary School - Gymnasium1155 Central Avenue
Precinct EBroadmeadow School - Performance Center120 Broad Meadow Road
Precinct FNeedham High School - Gymnasium609 Webster Street
Precinct GNeedham High School - Gymnasium609 Webster Street
Precinct HBroadmeadow School - Performance Center120 Broad Meadow Road
Precinct IWm. Mitchell School - Gymnasium187 Brookline Street
Precinct JWm. Mitchell School - Gymnasium187 Brookline Street

Absentee Ballot Applications

Absentee ballot applications are available at the Town Clerk's Office, by downloading an application or you may send in a written request by mail signed by the voter.

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