|Last Day to Register to Vote in Town Election||Wednesday, April 13||8PM|
|Last Day to Apply for an Absentee Ballot by mail||Wednesday, April 27||5PM|
|Last Day to Apply for In-Person Absentee Ballot||Monday, May 2||12PM|
|ELECTION DAY||Tuesday, May 3||7AM-8PM|
Brookline has new precincts as a result of redistricting from the 2020 census. The new precincts went into effect on December 31, 2021, and will be in effect for the May Annual Town Election. You can find your precinct and polling location here.
Is there mail-in voting or in-person early voting for the May 2022 Annual Town Election?
The State permissions for expanded mail-in voting and early voting during the COVID-19 pandemic have expired. The Town Clerk's office will still be offering traditional mail-in Absentee voting, as well over-the-counter Absentee voting. Concerns about contracting COVID are a legitimate reason the request an Absentee ballot. Click this link for more information on Absentee voting.
What Town-Wide Offices are on the ballot on May 3?
The following Town-Wide offices, for the following terms:
ONE SELECT BOARD MEMBER FOR THREE YEARS
FOUR TRUSTEES OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR THREE YEARS
ONE TRUSTEE OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR ONE YEAR
THREE MEMBERS OF THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE FOR THREE YEARS
ONE MEMBER OF THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE FOR TWO YEARS
FIVE CONSTABLES FOR THREE YEARS
What Town Meeting seats are on the ballot on May 3?
Brookline underwent a Redistricting/Reprecincting process in 2021, and has a new Precinct map for 2022. State Law dictates that, if a precinct line should change during this process, all Town Meeting seats in that precinct are up for re-election at the subsequent Annual Town Election. This results in the following Town Meeting Seats and terms being on the ballot on May 3:
FIFTEEN TOWN MEETING MEMBERS
Top 5 finishers are elected for three years, next 5 for two years, and next 5 for one year terms
In Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 17
FIVE TOWN MEETING MEMBERS FOR THREE YEARS
In Precinct 16
ONE TOWN MEETING MEMBER FOR TWO YEARS
In Precinct 16
How do I become a Poll Worker?
Individuals interested in becoming a Poll Worker email firstname.lastname@example.org to express their interest. Poll Workers should be available all day on Election Day, and are also expected to attend a training before Election Day. Poll Workers do receive a stipend.