2018 State Primary Election--September 4

Primary Election Information

The 2018 State Primary Election will take place on September 4, 2018.   Don't forget to register to vote. The last day to register for this election is Wednesday, August 15th, and the  Town Clerk's office will be open until 8:00 pm. that night.

On election day the polls will open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm.  Click here to view the poll locations for Natick residents.

If you are unsure whether you are registered to vote or where you vote you may check on-line here to view your voting status and polling locations.

Absentee Ballots-- Please note that there will not be any early voting for this election

Massachusetts allows registered voters to vote by absentee ballot if they:

  • will be asbent from the city on election day, and/or
  • have a physical disability that prevents voting at polls, and/or
  • cannot vote at the polls due to religious beliefs

Here is more information about Absentee Voting;

  • Who can vote absentee? 
    • Any voter who will be absent from Natick on election day,
    • if a physical disability prevents him/her from voting at the polling place or 
    • for religious beliefs which prevent the voter from voting on election day.
  •  How can I get an absentee ballot application? 
    • You can pick up an application in the Town Clerk’s office in Town Hall located at 13 East Central St.
    • Click Here to down load the application form for absentee voting
    • Send a signed note by mail or email to the Town Clerk’s office requesting a ballot. The note MUST be signed by the voter or a family member.
  • How do I receive the ballot?
    • The ballot maybe mailed to you at the address at which you are registered;
    • The ballot may be mailed to you at an address designated on the application; or
    •  You may vote over the counter in the Town Clerk’s office.  A ballot may not be removed from the office.  It must either be mailed or voted in the office.
  • This election is a primary do I get to choose which ballot I would like?
    If you are registered in a political party (Democrat, Republican or Libertarian), you must vote the ballot of the party in which you are registered.

Sample Ballots

Accessible ballots are available to be viewed at this link. Sample ballots are also listed below. If you are registered as Unenrolled voter or a member of a political designation you get to choose which ballot you want to vote.  Sample ballots are available on line at http://www.natickma.gov/1559/2018-State-Primary-Election.  Please check the ballots as once you make a decision regarding which party ballot you would like to vote you may not change your mind.