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For 2020, there are four (4) scheduled elections. Tuesday, March 3rd is the Presidential Primary Election, Saturday, March 28th is the Local Special Election, Tuesday, September 1st is the State Primary Election and Tuesday, November 3rd is the State General Election.
Early Voting* will be held during the March 3rd and November 3rd Elections only. March 3: February 24 to February 28---- 8:30am until 4:30pmNovember 3: October 23 to October 30, (except Sunday October 25) Times TBD –*Early Voting will not be held on any day Town Hall is closed due to inclement weather.Early Voting will be held for all voting polling locations at Braintree Town Hall, One JFK Memorial Drive.
*Early Voting will not be held on any day Town Hall is closed due to inclement weather.
Early Voting will be held for all voting polling locations at Braintree Town Hall, One JFK Memorial Drive.
The last day to register to vote for all 2020 Elections is shown below:
March 3 Election: Wednesday, February 12th from 8:30am until 8:00 pmMarch 28 Election: Friday, March 6th from 8:30am until 8:00pmSeptember 1 Election: Wednesday, August 12th from 8:30am until 8:00pmNovember 3 Election: Wednesday October 14 from 8:30am until 8:00pm
Voter registration is held at Braintree Town Hall - Office of the Town Clerk - 1st Floor
You can find information on how to register to vote on the Secretary of the commonwealth of Massachusetts website.
The deadline for applying for an absentee ballot for each election is shown below:
March 3 Election: Monday, March 2, 2020 at noonMarch 28 Election: Friday, March 27, 2020 at noonSeptember 1 Election: Monday, August 31, 2020 at noonNovember 3 Election: Monday November 2, 2020 at noon
Absentee voting is now available, visit the town clerk's office to complete an application. Find more information about absentee ballots on the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts website.
Kokoros, Charles C.
Ringius, David M. Jr.
Ryan, Charles B.
District 1 Councilor
Flaherty, Julia Camille
District 2 Councilor
Sciascia, Steven A.
District 3 Councilor
Connors, Donna L.
District 4 Councilor
O’Brien, Stephen C.
District 5 Councilor
District 6 Councilor
Mackin, Lawrence C. Jr.
Mayor, Kokoros, Charles C.
Chafe, Cyril A.
Kokoros, George C.
Dolan, Jennifer A.
Cobb-Lemire, Kelly J..
Psaros, Karla Morast
Library Board of Trustees
McLaughlin, Annette M
Kunz, Jeffrey J.
Weinberg, Edith H.
Morton, Margaret Ann
Vanderslice, Christian K.
Colpus, Laura H.
Toland, Ann M.
Electric Light Board
Regan, James P.
Reynolds, Thomas J.
Agnitti, Anthony L.
Sisk, Sandra (State Appointment)
Kerrigan, John M.
Fletcher Jr., Albion R.
(Yellow shaded area: Position will be on the November 2, 2021 Regular Town Election Ballot)
Nomination papers can be obtained at the Office of the Town Clerk during normal business hours following the dates noted below
September 17, 2019*
November 5, 2019
First day to obtain nomination papers for local election
Last day to obtain nomination papers for local election. MGL c 53 s-9A
Last day to submit nomination papers to the Board of Registrars for certification. MGL c 53 s-7
Last day to file nomination papers with Town Clerk*
MGL c 53 s-10
Deadline for posting list of Candidates
Wednesday, October 2
Last day to object to nomination papers or to withdraw MGL c 53, s-11, c 55B s-7
Drawing for Position on Ballot
Last day to register to vote in local election
MGL c 53, ss26, 28
7:00am – 8:00pm
Tuesday, November 5
CAMPAIGN FINANCE REQUIREMENTS**
Deadline to file “8th day preceding election”
September 9, 2019
October 28, 2019
Deadline to file “30-days following election”
October 17, 2019
December 5, 2019
Deadline to file “End of Year” Finance Report
January 20, 2020
*Braintree Charter - Section 7-3(c ): Condition Making Preliminary Election Unnecessary – If at the expiration of time for filing statements of mayoral candidates to be voted upon at any preliminary election, not more than 2 statements have been filed with the town clerk for the office of mayor, the candidates whose statements have been filed with the town clerk shall be considered to have been nominated to the office, and their names shall be voted upon for this office at the succeeding regular town election.
**All candidates running for office during 2019 are requiredto file 8-day and 30-day campaign finance reports. All campaign committees, regardless if they didnot run for office during 2019, are required to file “End of Year” campaignfinance reports.
Find out where you vote on the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts website.
Find out which voter precinct you live in on the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts website.
All voter locations are open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Find out who your elected officials are on the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts website.
You can find information on the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts website.
Yes, If you are a registered voter we need your signature with your new address information. Town Clerk