Reading, MA — Town Clerk Laura Gemme announced today that her office is ready for the November 6 State Election with Early Voting, Absentee Ballots, and registering to vote.
Town Manager Bob LeLacheur stated that “Early voting offers a more flexible and convenient option for residents to vote in the election and we offer it right in Town Hall during regular and selected extended business hours.”
Early voting begins Monday, October 22 and runs through Friday, November 2. Residents are advised to check the Town’s website for date-specific hours, which are also printed below.
Early Voting will be held at Town Hall during the following hours:
Monday, October 22nd – 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Tuesday, October 23rd – 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Wednesday, October 24th – 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Thursday, October 25th – 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Friday, October 26th – Closed
Saturday, October 27th – 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, October 28th – Closed
Monday, October 29th – 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Tuesday, October 30th – 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Wednesday, October 31st – 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Thursday, November 1st – 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Friday, November 2nd – 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
For residents that will be out of town, Absentee Ballots are already available in the Town Clerk’s office and will be available until Monday, November 5, 2018, at Noon. Residents wishing to vote by Absentee Ballot should come to the Clerk’s office during normal business hours. Applications for an absentee ballot are available on the town website at readingma.gov/elections.
Residents new to Reading, or new to voting, should know that there is still limited time left to register to vote. The last day to register to vote in the November 6 election is October 17th. Those wishing to register to vote can do so at the Town Clerk’s office during normal business hours, noting that Town Hall is closed on Fridays. Sample ballots may also be viewed on the Town website at readingma.gov/elections/pages/sample-ballots.