Three Somerville Polling Places Have Been Relocated for the November 3 Election

Reminders on upcoming deadline for vote by mail and the end of early voting

Three of Somerville’s polling places have been relocated for the November 3 election to accommodate COVID-19 safety measures. All other polling locations will remain the same as they were for the September primary election. If you plan to vote in person on November 3, don’t forget to double-check your polling location.

The new polling locations are as follows:

  • Ward 2 Precinct 3
    • New Location: Argenziano School, 290 Washington St.
    • Former Location: Fire station at 651 Somerville Ave.
  • Ward 5 Precinct 2
    • New Location: Kennedy School, use the entrance across the street from 21 Sartwell Ave.
    • Former Location: Brown School
  • Ward 5 Precinct 3
    • New Location: Kennedy School, use the entrance across the street from 21 Sartwell Ave.
    • Former Location: Fire station at 265 Highland Ave.

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. on Election Day, November 3.

Vote by Mail and Early Voting

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, all Massachusetts voters can vote by mail this year. Applications for a November 3 election ballot must be received by the City of Somerville Elections Department by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28.

If you are returning your vote by mail ballot via one of the City drop boxes, it must be in by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3. If you are returning it by mail, it must be received by Friday, November 6, with a postmark no later than November 3.

Voters also have the option of casting their ballot in person during early voting, which continues through Friday, October 30. All early voting takes place at Somerville City Hall, 93 Highland Ave., and the remaining schedule is as follows:

  • Tuesday, October 27, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 28, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 29, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, October 30, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

By taking advantage of early voting, anyone wishing to vote in-person can help spread out crowds, which will help with social distancing. If you have questions about early voting, please email [email protected] or call the Elections Department via 311.

Visit www.somervillema.gov/elections for more voting information or call 311 to connect with the Elections Department.

 


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