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Posted on: August 5, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Vote by Mail for all 2020 Elections, Including Town Election

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Request a mail-in ballot for the State Primary and the Town Election to alleviate in-person voting crowds. Download and fill out your Vote by Mail Application (PDF) and select "All 2020 Elections" in order to vote by mail for the State Primary, Town Election, and the Presidential Election. 

Applications and ballots can be dropped off in a secure drop box next to the double glass doors at Town Hall, which is checked throughout the day.


Vote by Mail Application Deadlines

The deadline to submit your Vote by Mail application (or absentee ballot application) are as follows:

  • State Primary: August 26, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. (ballots are being mailed now)
  • Town Election: September 3, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. (ballots will start being mailed the week of Aug. 17)

*note that if you select "All 2020 Elections," the application must be submitted by the earliest deadline. 


Where to Send Completed Applications

The application can be dropped off in a secure drop box next to the double glass doors at Town Hall. It can also be mailed to: Weston Town Clerk, P.O. Box 378, Weston, MA. 02493. 

Completed ballots with supplied envelopes can be delivered to the secure drop box outside Town Hall by election day.


Previous Absentee/Municipal 2020 Ballot Requests

If you have already submitted an Absentee Ballot Application (PDF) or a Municipal Early Ballot Application (PDF), you do not need to submit a Vote by Mail Application. Your original request will be applied the same.

If you have requested an absentee ballot to be mailed to an address that is no longer current, please notify the Town Clerk’s office by email at davenport.d@westonma.gov or submit a new Vote by Mail Application (PDF).


Absentee Ballot Request (other reasons)

Voters should request an Absentee Ballot Application for reasons such as:

  • military/overseas voters
  • admitted into healthcare facility or are self-quarantine within a week of the election
  • request the ballot on behalf of another voter


Early In-Person Voting for the State Primary

This is only for the State Primary. There is no in-person early voting for the Town Election. To vote early and in person for the State Primary, report to Town Hall, 11 Town House Road on one of the following days:

  • Sat., Aug. 22 - 8am to 1pm
  • Sun., Aug. 23 - 8am to 1pm
  • Mon., Aug. 24 - 8:30am to 5pm
  • Tue., Aug. 25 - 8:30am to 5pm
  • Wed., Aug. 26 - 8:30am to 5pm
  • Thurs., Aug. 27 - 8:30am to 5pm
  • Fri., Aug. 28 - 8:30am to 5pm

In Person Voting, Day of

Remaining 2020 Election dates are as follows:

  • State Primary: Tuesday, September 1, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Annual Town Election: Thursday, September 10, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • State Election: Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Residents wanting to vote in person should understand that voting booths will be limited in number and they should anticipate longer wait times, including the possibility of waiting outside, due to required social distancing and other protective measures. If you want to avoid this situation but want to hand-deliver your ballot, you should request a vote by mail application and hand-deliver your ballot within the supplied envelope to the secure drop box outside Town Hall (next to the double glass doors). Those ballots should be delivered before the times and dates for in-person voting, as listed above.

Changes to Polling Locations

For residents who wish to vote in person, please note the following changes to local polling locations.

For State and Presidential Elections:

  • Precincts 1 and 2 are to report to Town Hall Auditorium (former polling location was the Methodist Church and St. Peters)
  • Precincts 3 and 4 are to report to the Community Center (former polling location was St. Demetrios)

For the Annual Town Election

  • All four precincts report to the Town Hall Auditorium

Voter Registration Deadlines

The deadlines to register to vote are as follows:

  • State Primary: August 22 from 2 to 4pm and 7 to 8pm
  • Town Election and Annual Town Meeting (you must be registered to vote in Weston):  August 31 from 2 to 4pm and 7 to 8pm
  • State Election: October 24 from 2 to 4pm and 7 to 8pm

You may register to vote online or in person. If you are unsure of your registration status, you can check online.




If you have any questions, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 781-786-5015


Vote by Mail Application (PDF)
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