Elections

Elections are held at all four precincts:

Precinct 1 – Maynard Public Library Roosevelt Room, 77 Nason St.
Precinct 2 – Fowler Middle School Auditorium, 3 Tiger Drive
Precinct 3 – Fowler Middle School Auditorium, 3 Tiger Drive
Precinct 4 – Maynard Public Library Roosevelt Room, 77 Nason St.

The easiest and fastest way to find out where to vote is to use the Massachusetts Election Finder.  This will also provide ballot samples along with candidate and ballot question information.

You can also find your precinct by referring to the precinct list on this website or calling the Town Clerk at 978-897-1300.

Polls are open from 7AM – 8PM for all Local, State and Federal Elections.

 

Upcoming/Recent Elections

Special Town Election – September 12, 2017

The following offices are open on the election:

  • 1 – Selectman for a term ending June 30, 2018

Nomination papers were due, Monday, April 10, 2017. The last day to obtain papers was Friday, July 21, 2017. 43 valid Maynard voter signatures are required. Nomination papers are available at the Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 195 Main St. If you have any questions, please call 978–897–1300.

There will be a Candidates’ Night on September 6, 2017 –  7:00 pm at the Maynard High School.

Absentee Ballots

Absentee ballots are now available for the Special Town Election on September 12, 2017

Applications are available from the Town Clerks’ Office 195 Main Street, Town Hall Building, Maynard, MA. 01754.

Voters who are unable to vote on election day because of physical disability, religious beliefs or travel may vote by absentee ballot. State law limits the availability of absentee ballots to the three listed circumstances only. Absentee ballots are not available for mere inconvenience, or because of ordinary commuting-related difficulties.

If you will be absent from Maynard for an extended period of time, you may submit a single application for all elections occurring within the calendar year the application is accepted.

You may vote at the Town Clerk’s Office before the Annual Town Election at a time arranged with the Town Clerk, or you may request to vote by mail.  Be sure to apply early.  Include on the application your name and address as registered, the address you wish the ballot to be mailed and  your own signature.

You must apply for an absentee ballot by 12:00 noon on Monday, September 11, 2017

If you have any questions regarding absentee voting, please call the  Town Clerks’ Office at 978-897-1300.

 

 

Annual Town Election – May 2, 2017

The following offices are up for election:

  • 2 Selectmen for a term of three years
  • 2 School Committee member for a term of three years
  • 1 Trustee of Public Library for a term of three years

Nomination papers were due by March 10th. April 12th was the deadline to register to vote. Absentee Ballots for the election were available until 12 noon on May 1st. (A Housing Authority position was removed from the ballot due to changes at the State level.)

View the results of the 2017 Annual Town Election.

Federal/State Election – Nov 8, 2016

Read about Maynard’s availability for Early Voting for this election.

Regardless of whether a voter wants to take advantage of early voting, vote absentee or vote on Election Day, the first step is making sure you are registered. To check to see if you are registered to vote, and to find information on how to register to vote, you may visit the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s website: www.sec.state.ma.us/ele. If you need to register to vote, you may do it online by visiting: www.RegisterToVoteMA.com. All you need is a license or an I.D. issued by the Registry of Motor Vehicles to apply online. To be eligible to vote in the November 8th State Election, you must register to vote or make any necessary changes to your voter registration by October 19th, 2016.

State Primary Election – Sep 8, 2016

View the results of the Massachusetts State Primary held on September 8, 2016:

Annual Town Election – May 3, 2016

View the results of the Annual Town Election held May 3, 2016

Presidential Primary Election – March 1, 2016

View the results of the Presidential Primary election held March 1, 2016.

Annual Town Election – May 5, 2015

View the results of the Annual Town Election held on May 5, 2015 as posted by the Town Clerk.

State Election and Special Town Election – Fall 2014

View the results of the Annual Town Election held on Nov 4, 2014 as posted by the Town Clerk.

Annual Town Election – May 6, 2014

Click here for the full Election Results document for the May 6, 2014 election.