December 19, 2018

Primary Voting Day in Rehoboth

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REHOBOTH – The State Primary Election for Senator in Congress, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Treasurer and Receiver General, Auditor, Representative in Congress, Councillor, Senator in General Court, Representative in General Court, District Attorney, Clerk of Courts, Register of Deeds and County Commissioner, will be held on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 (the day after Labor Day). ALL THREE PRECINCTS WILL BE OPEN – Precinct I is the Town Office Building at 148 Peck Street, Precinct II is the Gladys L. Hurrell Senior Center at 55 Bay State Road and Precinct III is the South Fire Station at 102 Pleasant Street. The polls will be open at 7 a.m. and remain open until 8 p.m.

The final Voter Registration session, prior to the election, is scheduled for Wednesday, August 15th at the Town Clerk’s Office from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. This is the final date for voter registration and/or to change party enrollment for the State Primary. Eligible voters may register to vote online @ www.RegisterToVoteMA.com or registration may also take place during regular business hours at the Town Clerk’s Office, Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. noon. Potential voters may also register online by downloading a mail-in voter registration form at: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/Voter-reg-mail-in.pdf . Complete the form and mail to us @ Town Clerk’s Office - 148 Peck Street. The mail-in registration for those wishing to be eligible to vote in the September 4th State Primary must be postmarked by August 15th and received in the Town Clerk’s Office no later than August 22nd.

Voters who will be out of town on Election Day or who will be unable to get to the polls may contact the Town Clerk’s Office to obtain an absentee ballot; a written request to the Town Clerk with the voter’s original signature is required to obtain a ballot. Absentee Ballot applications are also available at the Rehoboth Post Office, Blanding Library, and Senior Center. Absentee ballot request forms are also available online at :
Short Form:
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/2018-Short-Form-Absentee-Ballot-Application.pdf or
Long Form and/or Family Member Application:
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/absentee/English-Absentee-Ballot-Application.pdf .
The cut-off for applying for absentee ballots is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2018.

If you are not sure if you are registered to vote or what precinct you vote in, you may check your voter status on the Secretary of State’s website at:
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/VoterRegistrationSearch/MyVoterRegStatus.aspx
If your registration indicates your voter status as inactive, please contact the Clerk’s office. Should voters have questions regarding their eligibility, they should call the Town Clerk’s Office Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 508 252-6502, Extension 3109 or 3110.

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