Voter Registration Information
How do I register to vote?
In order to register to vote you must be at least 18 years of age and a citizen of the united states. Voter registration forms are available in our office or for information on registering to vote, please click here.
- CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION STATUS HERE
- Voter Registration Form
- Follow this link https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleidx.htm to check your voter status, to register to vote, to find your polling place, and if you cannot get to the polls find out how to absentee vote!
- Voter registration deadlines for upcoming elections:
Voter registration forms can be downloaded from the above link and can be mailed or dropped off at our office. Once your registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation in the mail. Please be reminded that it is the voter’s responsibility to inform the Elections office if you have moved within the Town of Somerset. A signature of the voter is required to change your address.
A voter may vote absentee if:
- Absent from city or town during normal polling hours on election day; or
- Physical disability preventing you from going to the polling place; or
- Religious belief
Absentee Ballot Applications must be filled out prior to receiving an absentee ballot. Please come into the office to complete an application or download an absentee ballot application online at the above link. The deadline to obtain an absentee ballot is always noon on the last work day before the scheduled election. For permanently disabled voters, you must submit a doctors note to our office along with your application and a new application will be sent to you automatically after January 1st of each year.
Once the application is received in our office, a ballot will be processed and mailed to the voter or the voter can vote in person at the Office of the Town Clerk during regular business hours.
If you are interested in becoming a poll worker, please contact our office at 508-646-2818, or complete the application below and return it to our office. You must be available on election days, must present him or her self in a professional manner, have the ability to read and understand detailed instructions, and must be able to communicate with the public. We currently have a full staff of poll workers, however we do maintain a sub list. Substitute poll workers are given first opportunity to be placed on the permanent list in the event of a vacancy.