Burlington has a town election coming up on April 6 but when is the last day to register to vote?
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Burlington residents interested in voting in the upcoming town election have until 8 p.m. on Friday, March 15.
According to Town Clerk Amy Warfield, any resident who is not already registered, and who is a U.S. Citizen, and 18 years or older (as of April 6th) may register to vote.
Eligible residents may register at the Town Clerk's office in Town Hall. Residents can also register via the mail. Forms are available at the Burlington Public Library, Recreation Department or Council on Aging in the Human Services Building, the Post Office, Burlington High School and the Housing Authority offices.
Mail-in forms must be postmarked by March 15.
If you are not sure if you are already registered to vote in Burlington, you may go on the town's website and enter your name and date of birth to verify your voting status and precinct. Go to www.burlington.org - the voter look-up panel is on the left side of the page.
Town Clerk’s Hours:
- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
- 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday
- 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15th (special hours).
Registering to vote after the deadline:
Citizens absent from Massachusetts throughout the period March 17 through March 23, and are willing to swear to that under the penalties of perjury, may register to vote in person up to 4:00 p.m. the day before the election.
Newly naturalized citizens (naturalized after March 23rd) may register to vote in person up to 4:00 p.m. the day before the election.
Call 781-270‑1660 if you have any questions.
The 2013 Town Election will be held on Saturday, April 6. The polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Burlington High School.
Who's in the running?
Moderator (1 seat):
- Charles Murphy (former state representative)
Board of Selectmen (2 seats):
- Robert Hogan (current member)
- Christopher Hartling
- Virginia Mooney
Assessor (1 seat):
- Catherine O'Neil (current assessor)
Treasurer/Collector (1 seat):
- Brian Curtin (current treasurer/collector)
School Committee (2 seats):
- Christin Monaco (current member)
- Thomas Murphy Jr. (current member)
Library Trustees (2 seats):
- Steven Wasserman (current member)
- Phillip Gallagher (currently town moderator)
Planning Board (1 seat):
- Ann Cummings (current member)
Board of Healt (2 seats)
- Wayne Saltsman (current member)
- Edward Weiner (current member)
First Constable (1 seat)
- William Pipicelli (current first constable)
- Dennis Otis
Second Constable (1 seat):
- Anthony Saia
Housing Authority (1 seat)
- James Langley, Jr.
Recreation Commission (1 seat):
- Kristine Brown (current member)
- James Mennitto
Also check out the attached PDF, provided by the Town Clerk's office, for the full list of Town Meeting candidates.
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