Municipal Election 2023 – Absentee Ballots and Vote by Mail – Available

Absentee Ballots and Vote by Mail Applications

Absentee ballots are available for all eligible voters for the 2023 Municipal Election. A written application must be filed by all voters seeking to vote by absentee ballot. Ballots may be mailed to voters upon written request. A voter may also vote by absentee ballot in the office of the City Clerk.

If you have not applied already, the 2023 Vote by Mail Application is also now available at the following link:  2023 Vote by Mail Application.

For more information on absentee ballots and vote by mail, please go to Voting by Mail.

Last day to apply for a vote by mail application for the Municipal Election is Tuesday, October 31, 2023. The application must be received in the City Clerk’s office by 5:00 p.m. If the application is being sent through the mail, the application still must be received in the office by 5:00 p.m., as a postmarked date of October 31, 2023 is not sufficient.

Last day to apply for an absentee ballot (in person) for the Municipal Election is Monday, November 6, 2023 at 12:00 noon. 

The 2023 Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The election will be held citywide for the offices of Mayor, Councilor-at-Large, and School Committee, as well as Councilor for each ward.


For more information you may contact the City Clerk’s Office at 781-897-5850, email, or visit the City Clerk’s Elections website.