UPCOMING 2 1/2 OVERRIDE ELECTION - 7-17-18 - 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. - All 3 Precincts Open

A Proposition 2 ½ Override Election, for the Town of Rehoboth, will be held on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 with the polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  All three precincts will be open:

  • Precinct I, Town Office - 148 Peck Street
  • Precinct II the Gladys L. Hurrell, Rehoboth Senior Center at 55 Bay State Road
  • Precinct III South Fire Station – 104 Pleasant Street.  

Applications for absentee ballots are now available and may be obtained from the Town Clerk’s Office. A written – signed request is required to obtain a ballot.  If unavailable to vote on Tuesday, July 17th, please request an absentee ballot and let your voice be heard.  Absentee ballot applications are available online at:

https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/absentee/English-Absentee-Ballot-Application.pdf

Absentee Ballot Applications are also available at the Blanding Library, Post Office, and Senior Center in addition to Town Hall.  If you decide to come to Town Hall to complete your absentee ballot application, you may also vote and seal your ballot in an envelope to be opened and processed on July 17th.  Town Clerk’s Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  The deadline to file an absentee ballot application is Monday, July 16th @ 12:00 Noon.  All completed absentee ballots must be returned to the Town Clerk’s office by 8:00 p.m. on July 17, 2018 in order to be processed in the Proposition 2½ override election.  

For those who will be able to vote on Tuesday, July 17th, all three Precincts will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  If you are not sure if you are registered to vote or what precinct you vote in, look up your voter status on the Secretary of State’s website at

http://www.sec.state.ma.us/VoterRegistrationSearch/MyVoterRegStatus.aspx

Simply enter your first and last name, your date of birth, and zip code.  Check the “I understand” box and then click on “search”.  Your voter information will be displayed.  You will see whether your voter registration is active, note your party affiliation, and confirm your voting precinct.   You can even get directions to that precinct with the click of a button.   Also provided is a list of elected officials and additional election resources.  If your registration indicates your voter status as inactive, please contact the Clerk’s office prior to the July 17th election so we can alleviate any potential problems on the 17th.  If you would like to register to vote, you may do so before 8:00 p.m. on June 27 either online atwww.registertovotema.com or at the Rehoboth Town Clerks Office – Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Friday-8:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon.  Last day to register is June 27, 2018, the Clerk’s Office will be open from 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Also, should you have any questions or concerns about the upcoming election, the Selectmen will be holding an informational session on the 2½ Override Election on Monday, July 9, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m. during their regularly scheduled Selectmen’s meeting at the Senior Center.  The meeting will also air LIVE on Local Cable Channel 9.