Apply now to vote by mail for the State Primary and the Town Election to alleviate in-person voting crowds by submitting your Vote by Mail Application (PDF). If you have already submitted an Absentee Ballot Application (PDF) or a Municipal Early Ballot Application (PDF), you DO NOT need to submit a Vote by Mail Application.
Prepare NOW for State and Local Elections
Residents who are either:
- not able to physically report to the polls on election day
- wish to vote by mail in order to avoid in-person voting due to continuing coronavirus concerns
are encouraged to submit a Vote by Mail Application (PDF). This application in postcard form was also mailed out to registered voters from the Secretary of State.
When you return the Vote by Mail Application, a ballot will be mailed to you in time for the election. If you select “All 2020 Elections,” you will receive the Town Election ballot by mail, as well as the State Election ballot for November.
Vote by Mail Request Deadlines
The deadline to submit your Vote by Mail application (or absentee ballot application) are as follows:
- State Primary: August 26, 2020
- Town Election: September 4, 2020
*note that if you select "All 2020 Elections," the application must be submitted by the earliest deadline
Early Voting by Mail
The Vote by Mail Application will accommodate early voting for the State Primary and Presidential elections. There is NO in-person early voting option for the Town Election.
Where to Send Completed Applications
Completed applications can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to: Weston Town Clerk, P.O. Box 378, Weston, MA. 02493. Additionally, a secured drop-box is located outside of Town Hall, to the left of the double glass doors, for persons wishing to hand-deliver their application.
Previous Absentee/Municipal 2020 Ballot Requests
If you have already submitted an Absentee Ballot Application (PDF) or a Municipal Early Ballot Application (PDF), you DO NOT need to submit a Vote by Mail Application. Your request will be applied the same.
If you have requested an absentee ballot to be mailed to an address that is no longer current, please notify the Town Clerk’s office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or submit a new Vote by Mail Application (PDF).
Absentee Ballot Request (other reasons)
Voters should request an Absentee Ballot Application for reasons such as:
- military/overseas voters
- admitted into healthcare facility or are self-quarantine within a week of the election
- request the ballot on behalf of another voter
It is recommended that requests for absentee ballots be sent early.
Early In-Person Voting
For the State Primary only (there is no early voting for the Town Election), report to Town Hall, 11 Town House Road:
- Sat., Aug. 22 - 8am to 1pm
- Sun., Aug. 23 - 8am to 1pm
- Mon., Aug. 24 - 8:30am to 5pm
- Tue., Aug. 25 - 8:30am to 5pm
- Wed., Aug. 26 - 8:30am to 5pm
- Thurs., Aug. 27 - 8:30am to 5pm
- Fri., Aug. 28 - 8:30am to 5pm
In Person Voting
Remaining 2020 Election dates are as follows:
- State Primary: Tuesday, September 1, 2020
- Annual Town Election: Thursday, September 10, 2020
- State Election: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Residents wanting to vote in person should understand that voting booths will be limited in number and they should anticipate longer wait times, including the possibility of waiting outside, due to required social distancing and other protective measures.
Changes to Polling Locations
For residents who wish to vote in person, please note the following changes to local polling locations.
For State and Presidential Elections:
- Precincts 1 and 2 are to report to Town Hall Auditorium (former polling location was the Methodist Church and St. Peters)
- Precincts 3 and 4 are to report to the Community Center (former polling location was St. Demetrios)
For the Annual Town Election
- All four precincts report to the Town Hall Auditorium
Voter Registration Deadlines
The deadlines to register to vote are as follows:
- State Primary: August 22 from 2 to 4pm and 7 to 8pm
- Town Election and Annual Town Meeting (you must be registered to vote in Weston): August 31 from 2 to 4pm and 7 to 8pm
- State Election: October 24 from 2 to 4pm and 7 to 8pm
You may register to vote online or in person. If you are unsure of your registration status, you can check online.
If you have any questions, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 781-786-5015 or email at email@example.com