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Upcoming Elections

Annual Town Election

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Last day to register to vote: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Previous Election Results:



Upcoming Meetings


Annual Town Meeting

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Last day to register to vote: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Previous Town Meeting Results:


The Annual Town and all Special Town Meetings begin at 7 pm at the

Nathaniel H. Wixon Innovation School
901 Route 134
South Dennis, MA  02660



Where to Vote:
 
The five voting precincts in the Town of Dennis are:

  •  Precinct 1: Carleton Hall, 1006 Old Bass River Road, Dennis, MA 02638
  •  Precinct 2: Dennis Senior Center, Route 134, East Dennis, MA 02641     
  •  Precinct 3: Dennis Public Library, 5 Hall Street, Dennisport, MA 02639
  •  Precinct 4: West Dennis Graded School, 67 School Street, West Dennis, MA 02670
  •  Precinct 5: Dennis Police Station, 90 Bob Crowell Rd, South Dennis, MA 02660
On Election Day the Polls will be open from 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

If you are unsure of where you vote on Election Day you can visit the Secretary of Commonwealth's website Where Do I Vote?  or call the Town Clerk's Office at 508-760-6112.
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Registering to Vote/How to become a Voter:

To be eligible to register to vote in Massachusetts you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Massachusetts, and 18 years old on or before the next election.

You may register to vote in person with any City/Town Clerk, at the Registry of Motor Vehicles, at a number of state agencies or On-line by clicking here,  The completed form should then be mailed to:

Dennis Town Clerk
P.O. Box 2060
South Dennis, MA 02660

To register to vote online you can click here or on the logo below. You can also use the Online Voter Registration System to change you name for voting purposes, change your address for voting purposes or to change your political party.

Online Voter Registration in Massachusetts

Absentee Voting: 

Applications for absentee ballots can be filed at the Town Clerk’s office, online here or the voter can request an application be sent by mail to the Town Clerk's Office, P.O. Box 2060, South Dennis, MA 02660. Deadlines to obtain absentee ballots are posted for each election at the Town Clerk's office.

Absentee ballots can only be requested by persons, who will be out-of-town on Election Day, those unable to vote on Election Day due to illness and for religious reasons.

The cut off time to request an absentee ballot is Noon the day before the election. I

Ballots need to be returned to the Clerk's Office on Election Day or before.








 Candidates' Night

5:30 P.M.
Town Hall, Stone Hearing Room
Hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Cape Cod Area

The Town Clerk's Offices has put together a Candidates' Night that will be moderated by the League of Women Voters of the Cape Cod Area. Candidates running for a contested race will be asked questions by the moderator. Each Candidate is given three minutes for opening and closing remarks and two minutes to answer questions.

Candidates' Night will be broadcasted live on the local Channel 18 the night of the event. After the event a video will be posted online. To watch the Candidates Night online you can select the "Minutes, Agendas & Video" link on the main home page of the website or click here. On the bottom of that page, under "Other Programs and Events" is Candidates' Night. Click the "Watch Now" link to view the video.

For more information on the League of Women Voters please visit their website: http://lwvcapecod.org/

        


Campaign Finance Information


MGL Chapter 55, Section 26, in effect on January 1, 2010, now requires local election officials to post on the municipal Web site "all campaign finance reports required to be filed with the city or town clerk if more than $1,000 in receipts, expenditures or liabilities are disclosed in a reporting period."

Campaign Finance Reports can be found by clicking the link below:
         Campaign Finance Reports

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Town of Dennis, Massachusetts
685 Route 134
South Dennis, MA 02660
PH: 508.394.8300    FAX: 508.394.8309
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