Absentee Ballots 

  • Can I vote absentee for Town Meeting? No, absentee ballots are not permitted for Town Meeting on April 29. (This is the first vote to get the school building project on the May 6 ballot.)

  • What’s the deadline? Absentee ballots must be received by 8 p.m. on May 6 to be considered valid.

  • Who is eligible to vote absentee? Voters who are away at college, on vacation, traveling for work, have a disability or are otherwise absent from town while the polls are open on May 6 are eligible to request an Absentee Ballot.


How do I get an
absentee ballot?

You can pick one up anytime in person at your Town Hall.

Or, you can download the Absentee Ballot Request form and submit it by mail to have a ballot sent to your home.


Contact your local Town Clerk’s office for more information:

  • West Newbury Town Clerk's Office: (978) 363-1100

  • Merrimac Town Clerk's Office: (978) 346-8013

  • Groveland Town Clerk's Office: (978) 556-7221