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Voter Registration Qualifications
Must be 18 years of age and a United States Citizen. Registration at Town Clerk's Office, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and some second and fourth Tuesday evenings 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Special evening registrations of registrars held preceding elections

Where & How to Register to Vote
You must be a U.S. Citizen; be a Massachusetts resident; and be at least 18 years old on or before the next election. Voter registration forms are available at the Town Clerk's Office, various designated state agencies, the Registry of Motor Vehicles, or use a mail-in voter registration form. To request a mail-in voter registration form, please call the Town Clerk's Office at 781-455-7500 ext 216, 217, 218, 219, and 252 or go to Elections Division of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

New emergency regulations have been filed by the Secretary of the Commonwealth to allow the mail-in voter registration form to be available online. Applicants can complete the forms on their computer, but will still have to print and sign and return to your local Town Clerk's Office. 

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Registration Deadlines
You must register to vote at least 20 days before state primaries, state elections, and city and town elections. Special registration sessions are printed in the local newspaper. 

There will be a special voter registration session at the Town Clerk's Office from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the last day to register before each election.

Where to Vote
Please note there are several new Polling Locations that will become effective with the Annual Town Election on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 and all other elections until further notice.  Voters whose polling location has been changed by vote of the Board of Selectmen will receive written notification prior to the Annual Town Election.

There are 10 precincts in the Town of Needham. Precinct polling locations are:
Precinct Polling Locations Address
Precinct A The Center at the Heights 300 Hillside Avenue
Precinct B The Center at the Heights            300 Hillside Avenue
Precinct C Newman Elementary School - Gymnasium 1155 Central Avenue
Precinct D Newman Elementary School - Gymnasium 1155 Central Avenue
Precinct E Broadmeadow School - Performance Center 120 Broad Meadow Road
Precinct F Needham High School - Gymnasium            609 Webster Street
Precinct G Needham High School - Gymnasium 609 Webster Street           
Precinct H Broadmeadow School - Performance Center 120 Broad Meadow Road
Precinct I Wm. Mitchell School - Gymnasium 187 Brookline St.
Precinct J Wm. Mitchell School - Gymnasium 187 Brookline St.

Absentee Ballot Applications
Absentee ballot applications are available at the Town Clerk's Office, by downloading an application or you may send in a written request by mail signed by the voter.

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