Fall 2022 Election Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Town Clerk’s office at 781-275-0083 or clerk@bedfordma.gov.

State Election (November 8)

The last day to register to vote for the state election is Saturday, October 29, 2022 (The Town Clerk’s Office will be open 9am-5pm)

There are several options for voting:

1. In-person election day voting: Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 7am-8pm, John Glenn Middle School gymnasium (99 McMahon Road)

2. In Person Early Voting: Town Hall, Reed Room

Saturday, October 22

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Mondays, October 24 & 31

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Tuesdays, October 25 & November 1

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesdays, October 26 & November 2

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursdays, October 27 & November 3

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Fridays, October 28 & November 4

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Saturday, October 29

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

3. Vote by mail: A recently signed state law, the “VOTES Act,” permanently authorized mail-in voting for state elections. A vote by mail application was sent to all registered voters and no excuse is needed to take advantage of this voting option. To access a copy of the application, please see: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/Vote-by-Mail-Paper-Application-2022.pdf. The deadline for the Town Clerk to receive vote by mail applications for the state election is 5:00pm on Tuesday, November 1, 2022. Please submit completed applications to Town Clerk (emailed to clerk@bedfordma.gov; hand delivered to Town Hall; or mailed to Town Clerk, 10 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730). Then, the mailed ballots themselves must be received by election day.

4. Absentee ballots: Please note that voters must qualify with an excuse to vote via absentee ballot. Vote by mail (option #3 on this list) is open to any registered voter, and no excuse is necessary. Please see https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleabsentee/absidx.htm for more information about voting by absentee ballot.