September 29 2014

Wednesday is Final Day to Register to Vote

By: BNEWS

Time is quickly running out for Burlington residents who are not registered to vote but wish to participate in the November state election. 


According to a release from Burlington Town Clerk Amy Warfield, Wednesday, October 15th at 8 p.m. is the last day/hour to register to vote for the November 4th State Election. Residents can register to vote at the Town Clerk's Office in Town Hall. 


Any resident who is not already registered, is a U.S. Citizen, and 18 years or older (as of November 4th) may register to vote. 

Eligible residents may also register via the mail, Warfield said. Forms are available at the Library, Recreation Department, Post Office, Burlington High School, Housing Authority and the Council on Aging. Mail in forms must be postmarked by October 15.


“If you are not sure if you are already registered to vote in Burlington, you may go on our website and enter your name and date of birth to verify your voting status and precinct,” Warfield added. 


Go to www.burlington.org  the "Check Your Voter Registration" option is on the left side of the page. 


Town Clerk’s Hours:     


- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.


- 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday


-8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday


REGISTERING TO VOTE AFTER THE DEADLINE


Citizens absent from Massachusetts throughout the period October 8 through October 15, and are willing to swear to that under the penalties of perjury, may register to vote in person up to 4 p.m. the day before the election.


Newly naturalized citizens (naturalized after March 23) may register to vote in person up to 4 p.m. the day before the election.


Call 270‑1660 if you have any questions.               

 

 
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