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Election FAQs

GENERAL ELECTION FAQS

What is the next election?

Annual Town Election - March 27, 2023
Polls Open: 7 AM to 8 PM

Fairbank Gym: Precincts 1, 2, 3, 5  
Town Hall: Precincts 4, 6

(Voting at Fairbank?  See details on voting during the new community center construction here. )

The last day to register to vote for this election is Friday, March 17, 2023.

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How Can I Register to Vote/Check My Registration Status?

You can register to vote online, check your status, update your address etc. at https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr any time, any day, 24/7. 

The Town Clerk’s Office at 322 Concord Road, Sudbury is also open for in-person voter registration during the hours below:.

 

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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How Can I Vote in this Election?

You can vote Early By Mail and on Election Day in Person for this election.

Note:  There is NO Early Voting In Person for this election.

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How Do I vote Early By Mail?

You can vote by mail for any reason.  An application was sent to Sudbury residents in the Annual Town Census in early February.  

 

You can also download and print an application here: https://cdn.sudbury.ma.us/wp-content/uploads/sites/270/2021/01/English-Absentee-Ballot-Application.pdf?version=d822716910ba20345eef201403916501

Submit your Vote By Mail application so that it is received no later than March 20, 2023.

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How Do I Vote on Election Day in Person?

NOTE!

Every 10 years after the Federal census, State law requires that every Muncipality redraw their maps based on the new population numbers.  Beginning with the March 28th, 2022 Town Election, Sudbury has a new precinct map.  The polling places for future elections will be as follows:

Precincts 1, 2, 3 and 5
Fairbank Community Center
40 Fairbank Road
Sudbury, MA 01776

7am - 8pm

 

Precincts 4 and 6
Town Hall
322 Concord Road
Sudbury, MA 01776

7am - 8pm

If your voting district has changed, you should have been notified by mail earlier in 2022 (in the annual census). If you have any questions, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office. Email: clerk@sudbury.ma.us; Phone: (978) 639 - 3351

 

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How do I find my polling place/new precinct?

See the new precinct map and find your polling place here.

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Who is Running in this Election?

See a full list of offices on the ballot and candidate details in the 2023 Voters' Guide, and a Specimen Ballot here.

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Are There any Ballot Questions?

Yes, see the Ballot Questions page for details on the 2 questions that will appear on the ballot.

 

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When Will The Candidates' Forums Be Available?

They are here! Courtesy of SudburyTV:  

Select Board: https://sudbury.vod.castus.tv/vod/index.php/d/6/7/b/f/1/d67bf1c6-252d-4813-b5c4-0a4c2f0508c7+16778206671677816789596564.vod.1080p.LWVSSBCandidatesForum_20230225.mov.mp4

Goodnow Library Trustees: 

https://sudbury.vod.castus.tv/vod/index.php/3/a/b/f/0/0/3abf003b-5d22-40a8-a03f-421ab660a455+16781628751678158814454907.vod.1080p.LWVGLTCandidatesForum_2023-03-05.mov.mp4

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Uncontested Races: 

https://sudbury.vod.castus.tv/vod/index.php/7/9/3/b/6/f/793b6fe1-75c7-46ed-8d57-27a7bc507d54+16782825491678280924088066.vod.1080p.LWVUncontestedCandidatesForum_2023-03-05.mov.mp4

Are Write-In Candidates Allowed to Participate in Candidates' Forums?

Yes.  See the LWVS statement on write-in candidates.

Other Questions

Have more questions?  See the Elections Page  on the town website.

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