Once again, and in accordance with state law, the Town of Auburn will be offering Early Voting. It will start on Monday, October 22nd and run through Friday, November 2nd. Voters can vote early by mail or in-person and the ballot will be cast on Election Day.
All residents who are registered voters on or before the deadline to register to vote for the November 6, 2018 State Election may choose early voting, but voters registered in the Town of Auburn may only vote early in this town. No reason required. The deadline to register to vote and/or change party enrollment for the November 6, 2018 election is Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by 8:00 p.m.
All eligible voters may vote in-person at Town Hall (104 Central Street) or by mail. Early voting IN PERSON ends on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 1 p.m. The last day and hour to deliver a voted ballot to the Town Clerk’s office is 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.
You can get an early voting ballot by mail or in person. Voters voting by mail must complete an application or provide a request in writing. Early Voting ballots will not be mailed prior to October 22, 2018 the first day of Early Voting.
A voter may request a ballot at Town Hall by providing their address and name. Early voting ballots cannot be removed from an early voting location.
If voting in person, the voter will return the sealed affidavit envelope containing his/her early voting ballot to the election official. If voting by mail, the voter may return it by mail to the Town Clerk’s office in the envelope provided or the voter may deliver the ballot in person to the Town Clerk’s office.
Early voting will be available for biennial state elections only. Early voting is not available for primaries, special elections or local elections. Voters must request an early voting ballot for every election for which early voting applies. Early voters will not be allowed to vote at the polls on Election Day.
Absentee voting is still available. If you are qualified to vote by absentee ballot you may still do so. To apply for an absentee ballot, you must be: A registered voter who will be unable to vote at the polls on Election Day due to:
absence from the Town of Auburn during normal polling hours; or physical disability preventing you from going to the polling place; or religious beliefs.
For any additional information please contact the Town Clerk’s office at (508) 832- 7701.