Election Information

 

Notice:  Change of Polling Place and Report for Precinct 2 - click here for more information.

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 - 1045 Route 134, East Dennis MA 02641 (please enter through Route 134 entrance)

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 12:00 noon  – 6:00 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.

 scan Scan here to check your voter registration status.

 

Attached below are the 150 foot campaign buffers:


Upcoming Elections:


Election Results:

                           2021

                           2020

                           2019

                          2018

                         2017

                         2016


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
685 Route 134
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.

MA Register to vote online


Vote By Mail

Absentee Voting:

To obtain an application for absentee ballots please click here, or visit the Secretary of the Commonwealth's website. Applications may be sent by mail to the Town Clerk's Office or dropped off in the Official Ballot Drop Box located in the front of Town Hall. Applications may also be submitted electronically by fax to 508-394-8309 or e-mail to clerksoffice@town.dennis.ma.us as long as your signature is visible. Ballots must be requested in writing at least 4 business days before Election Day.

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.

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

Early Voting By Mail:

To obtain an application to vote early by mail, please click here. Applications may be sent by mail to the Town Clerk's Office or dropped off in the Official Ballot Drop Box located in the front of Town Hall. Applications may also be submitted electronically by fax to 508-394-8309 or e-mail to clerksoffice@town.dennis.ma.us as long as your signature is visible. Ballots must be requested in writing at least 4 business days before Election Day.

Early voting by mail ballots can be requested by any registered voter, and no excuse is required.

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

Tracking Your Ballot: Click here for information on how to check the status of your ballot.


Candidates' Night

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Town Hall, Stone Hearing Room
Hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Cape Cod Area

The Town Clerk's Office 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 time for opening and closing remarks.

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 click here to visit their website.


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:


National Night Out, Kid's Voting Results