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Annual Town Elections Day is April 24, 2021

The 2021 Annual Town Elections will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the Nahant Town Hall, Uppper Hall from 7 AM untuil 8 PM.

Last Day to Register to Vote in the Town Elections is Friday, April 2, 2021
If you are new to town, or you have never registered to vote, (you only have to do it once in the same community).  Check your voter Registration Status here.

Registration is easy…click here to register on line with a valid MA driver’s license or a State issued ID card

Another option is to download the voter registration form here.  After completion, you can mail it or deposit it into the Town Hall Business Mailbox that is located in front of Town Hall.

The voter registration must be received no later than 8 PM at Town Hall, or if you register on line, no later than 11:59 PM.  Once the registration has been received by the Town Clerk’s staff, an acknowledgement letter will be mailed to you.

In Person Voting

Polls will be available from 7:00 AM-8:00 PM on Election Day
Voting will take place in the Upstairs in the Main Hall.
Please enter via the Side Entrance near the Handicap Ramp.

Absentee Voting by Mail

 Under the Massachusetts Constitution, absentee ballots are available for all elections to voters who are disabled, out of town on Election Day, or have a religious belief preventing them from voting at their polling place.  Recent Legislation has allowed for vote by mail for local elections. 

To apply for an absentee ballot you must complete this Absentee ballot application. You may also get one from the Town Clerk’s office in person or request one be sent to you with a written request sent to the Town Clerk: ddunfee@nahant.org

Once we have received your completed application, a ballot will be mailed to you approximately 3 weeks before the election. The Deadline to request and Absentee Ballot by mail is 5:00 PM, Tuesday, April 20, 2021. 

All ballots whether returned by mail or by hand to the Town Hall drop box or Town Clerk’s office must be received no later than 8:00pm on Election Day.

2021 OFFICES FOR ELECTION
Board of Selectmen – One (1) seat for a term of three (3) years
Moderator – One (1) seat for a term of one (1) year
Town Clerk – One (1) seat for a term of one (1) year
Assessor – One (1) seat for a term of three (3) years
One (1) seat to fill an unexpired term of two (2) years
Constable – One (1) seat for a term of one (1) year
Public Library Trustee – One (1) seat for a term of three (3) years
School Committee – Two (2) seats for a term of three (3) years each
One (1) seat to fill an unexpired term of two (2) years
One (1) seat to fill an unexpired term of one (1) year
Planning Board – Two (2) seats for a term of five (5) years
One (1) seat to fill an unexpired term of three (3) years
Housing Authority – One (1) seat for a term of five (5) years