Elections & Voting

 
Precincts


 All voters now vote at:
 Ashland High School
 65 E Union Street
 Ashland, MA 01721

The Polls will be open from 7:00 am until 8:00 pm for voting.





Absentee Ballot Application by a Family Member

Official Ballots

Important Dates

 
2018 Election/Town Meeting Dates
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Wednesday, May 2, 2018
7:00 PM @ Ashland High School
Annual Town Meeting (Last day to register to vote is Thursday, April 12, 2018).

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
7:00 PM @ Ashland High School
Second Night - Annual Town Meeting (Last day to register to vote is Thursday, April 12, 2018)

Thursday, May 10, 2018
7:00 PM @ Ashland High School
Third Night - Annual Town Meeting (Last day to register to vote is Thursday, April 12, 2018)

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 @ Ashland High School
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Town Election (Last day to register to vote is Thursday, April 12, 2018).

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
State Primary Election (Last day to register to vote is Wednesday, August 15, 2018). 

Tuesday, November 6, 2018:
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
State Election (Last day to register to vote is Wednesday October, 17, 2018).

IMPORTANT!
If you are elected at the Annual Town Election you MUST be sworn-in with the Town Clerk prior to participating in any board meetings to which you have been elected to serve on.

This oath must be given in person.

 Valid ID


 You will need to bring a valid ID to vote. You may have moved, had a name change, or  forgotten to return your annual town census form and are now listed as an "inactive" voter.  The only way to make the updates is with some form of ID. Personally known is not an  option. It is very important to return your annual town census form that is mailed to each  household.

 Swearing-In of Elected Officials


 If you are elected at the Annual Town Election you must be sworn-in with the Town Clerk  prior to participating in any board meetings to which you have been elected to serve on.  This oath must be given in person.

 Resignation from Board, Committee, or Commission


 Should a member of a board, committee, or commission choose to resign then they shall  submit their resignation to the Town Clerk with a wet signature stating such. Emails will not  be accepted. Contact the Town Clerk with any questions.

 Nominations


 Nomination papers will be available at the Town Clerk's Office on Tuesday, January 31,  2018. Nomination papers are due back to the Town Clerk no later than Tuesday, March 27,  2018.

 Open Elected Positions


 Office seats available for the May 15, 2018 Annual Town Election:

    *MODERATOR (1 seat for 1 yr) expires in 2019

    *SELECTMAN (2 seats for 3 yrs) expire in 2021

    *ASSESSOR (1 seat for 3 yrs) expires in 2021

    *SCHOOL COMMITTEE (2 seats for 3 yrs) expires in 2021

    *LIBRARY TRUSTEE (2 seats for 3 yrs) expire in 2021

    *BOARD OF HEALTH (2 seats for 3 yrs) expire in 2021

    *BOARD OF HEALTH (1 seat to fill an unexpired term) expire in 2019

    *HOUSING AUTHORITY (1 seat for 5 yrs) expires in 2023

    *PLANNING BOARD (1 seat for 5 yrs) expires in 2023

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