Register to Vote in the September 14 Preliminary Election by August 25; Three Somerville Polling Locations Relocated

The deadline to register to vote or update your party affiliation or address for the September 14 preliminary election is Wednesday, August 25, at 8 p.m. Massachusetts voters have the option to register online or via a paper form. To register by mail you can call (617) 625-6600 ext. 4200 and request a form be mailed to you, or you can download one from the Elections website. Don’t forget that your form must be returned to the Somerville Elections Department by 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 25. You can also visit the Elections Department in City Hall to register to vote. Please note face coverings are required in all City buildings.

This year there will be preliminary votes held to narrow the field of candidates for Mayor, Ward 5 City Councilor, and Ward 7 City Councilor.

 


Please note: Three of Somerville’s polling places have been relocated for the upcoming election cycle.

All other polling locations will remain the same as they were last year. Before voting in the September 14 preliminary election, don’t forget to double-check your polling location.

The new polling locations are as follows:

  • Ward 3 Precinct 1
    • New Location: A room in Properzi Manor, 13-25 Warren Ave.
    • Former Location: Central Library, 79 Highland Ave.
  • Ward 6 Precinct 3
    • New Location: A room in the West Branch Library, 40 College Ave.
    • Former Location: West Somerville Neighborhood School, 177 Powder House Blvd.
  • Ward 7 Precinct 3
    • New Location: A room in the VNA Assisted Living Facility, 405 Alewife Brook Parkway
    • Former Location: West Somerville Neighborhood School, 177 Powder House Blvd.

You can look up your polling location by visiting www.somervillema.gov/mysomerville and entering your address. You can also call 311 for assistance. All polling locations are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the preliminary election on September 14.

 


Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs, activities, and meetings of the City of Somerville should please contact Nancy Bacci at 617-625-6600 x 2250 or [email protected].