Registering to Vote
You may register to vote in Massachusetts if:
- You are a citizen of the United States; and
- You will be at least 18 years of age on or before the next election; and
- You are a resident of Massachusetts; and
- You are not currently incarcerated by reason of a felony conviction.
If you meet the above requirements, you may register to vote online, by mail, or in-person.
Voter Registration Options:
- Register online at: Online Voter Registration System
- Print this form and mail or bring it to the Town Clerk’s office: Mail in Voter Registration Form
- Register in person at the Town Clerk’s office
To be eligible to vote by absentee ballot in Massachusetts, a voter must be prevented from voting at their polling place on Election Day, due to:
- Absence from the voter's city or town on Election Day; or
- Physical disability; or
- Religious belief.
Absentee ballots must be requested in writing by either the voter or the voter's family member. Please allow enough time for the ballot to be mailed to you and for you to return the ballot by Election Day.
Download an absentee ballot at Absentee ballot request form.
More information about absentee ballots is available at Secretary of State Absentee Voting Information.
The deadline to register to vote in any election or regular town meeting is twenty (20) days prior to the date of the election or meeting. The deadline to register to vote in a special town meeting is ten (10) days prior to the special town meeting.
Change of Address
You must update your voter registration every time you move. If you have moved, you may update your registration by filling out a new voter registration form.
If you wish to change your party enrollment, you may do so by filling out a new voter registration form. Members of political parties may vote only in their own party's primary elections. Unenrolled voters (commonly referred to as "Independents" and members of political designations or minor parties may vote in the party primary of their choice. Choosing to vote in a particular party's primary does NOT enroll you as a member of that party.
Your Voter Registration Status:
You can check your voter registration status at: Find my voter registration status
The Secretary of State has much more information on voting rules at this site: Secretary of State Voting Information
Click here to check your voting location.
There are (3) three polling locations in Southborough:
- Precinct 1 - A.S. Woodward Memorial School, 28 Cordaville Rd
- Precinct 2 - P. Brent Trottier Middle School, 49 Parkerville Rd
- Precinct 3 - Mary E. Finn School, 60 Richards Rd
Precinct Changes: #10, 11, 12, 14 Cross Street; Newton Street Even Numbers West Side; and #99, 101, 103 Marlboro Road -- NOW PRECINCT #2. #136, 150, 156, 158 Parkerville Road -- NOW PRECINCT #1.
Questions? Feel free to call the Town Clerk 508.485.0710 ext 5 or email TownClerk@southboroughma.com