Voter Registration & Election Information
There will be a Special State Primary on Tuesday - October 10, 2023 - the last date to register to vote or change a party affiliation will be Saturday, September 30, 2023. A special voter registration session will be held in the Office of the Town Clerk from 9 AM to 5 PM. The last date to apply for a Mail-In Ballot will be Monday, October 2nd at 5 PM.
There will be a Special State Election on Tuesday - November 7, 2023 - the last date to register to vote will be October 28, 2023. A special voter registration session will be held in the Office of the Town Clerk from 9 AM to 5 PM on Saturday, October 28th.
Residents, please feel free to check your voter registration status online at www.ma.gov - Secretary of State/Elections & Voting at any time. You may check your party status, where voting will take place as well as a sample of any State Primary/Election Ballot.
ABSENTEE BALLOTS are available also for those persons who will not be present on the day of any State or Town Election. Applications for an Absentee Ballot are available on the above-mentioned website, or the voter may also apply in person and complete an application available at the Office of the Town Clerk, or by simply writing a letter/note to the Town Clerk 126 Main St. Ware, MA 01082. The information to be included in the letter is the Name of the Voter, the Address where registered as a voter, and the place where the ballot is to be sent. The letter must have the signature of the voter. The qualifications to apply for an Absentee Ballot are as follows: 1. A registered voter who will be unable to vote in person on Election Day due to absence from the Town of Ware during normal polling hours, a disability that prevents them from coming to vote in person or due to religious belief.
VOTE BY MAIL (Vote by Mail Application on this page - see tab) Vote by Mail will be allowed for the Special State Primary and Special State Election.
The last date to submit the application for Vote by Mail for the Special State Primary will be - 5 PM on Monday, October 2, 2023.
The last date to submit the application for Vote by Mail for the Special State Election will be - 5 PM on Tuesday, October 31, 2023.
One application can be filed by a voter for both elections. However, if voting in the Special State Primary you will need to specify which party ballot you wish mailed.