Elections & Voting
This page presents information regarding elections, primaries, voting registration and other voter related matters. If you are looking for something that is not presented on this page contact the Town Clerk at 413-628-4441 Ext: 5 or by email at TownClerk@Ashfield.Org. Another source of election and voter information may be found on the Elections & Voting website for the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts including the "track your ballot" option.
|2020 Election Dates|
|Presidential||Tuesday March 3rd||Tuesday November 3rd|
|State||Tuesday September 1st||Tuesday November 3rd|
Not sure whether you are registered to vote? Not sure how to register? Not sure where to vote? Not sure when to vote? Not sure when elections are scheduled? Not sure when the town caucus is? We’ve got your answer on elections and voting. Scroll down or click on images below to find all relevant details.
Election Day Polling Location - Town Hall - Lower Hall open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Ashfield has one polling location which is located in the Lower Hall of Ashfield’s Town Hall. Town hall is located at 412 Main Street. On street parking is permitted as well as behind the Congregational if the parking space is full outside the building. The polls for the November 3rd election are open from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Early Voting By Mail - Application deadline is Wednesday October 24, 2020 at 5 p.m.
Early voting by mail applications must be received by the Town Clerk Office by Wednesday October 24, 2020 at 5 p.m. Ballots will be mailed from the USPS here in Ashfield and ballots stay local! Completed ballots can be dropped off at town hall in the DROP BOX located outside town hall, delivered in person to the Town Clerk office or mailed.
Early Voting In Person - October 17 to October 30, 2020 Ashfield Town Hall
|October 17 & October 18||2 - 4 p.m.|
|October 19 - October 22||10 a.m. - 4 p.m.|
|October 24||2-4 p.m. & 7-8 p.m.|
|October 25||2- 4 p.m.|
|October 26 - October 29||10 a.m. - 4 p.m.|
Voter Registration - Last Day to Register to Vote in the Presidential Election
Saturday October 24 from 2-4 p.m. & 7-8 p.m. - Town Hall
Are you an active voter?
Before arriving to the polling place to vote make sure that you are already registered. It’s very easy to do online. Once you have registered then you are eligible to Vote.
Are you a registered voter in Massachusetts? Click here to verify your voter registration status.
If you are not registered to vote then here are ways to do get it done so that you may vote in future elections.
In Person - Stop in at the Town Clerk’s office during business hours and fill out a voter registration card.
Online - Click here to register thru the Secretary of State’s voter registration website.
By Mail - Click here to download a registration form the Secretary of State’s website.
Voting is easy! When applicable early voting is an option open to all registered voters. If you are unable to vote early or are unable to show up to the polling place then absentee ballot is available to you. Whatever the case might be voting in person on election day is still there.
Ashfield’s Annual Town Meeting falls on the first Saturday in May each year. The meeting starts at 9AM EST.
Elections in 2020
- Presidential Elections and other offices on Tuesday November 3rd
For information and elections results on local, state and federal elections including primary results click here.
Town Caucus, Annual Meeting & Elections
Each year in March the town holds its annual town caucus where Ashfield citizens may be nominated to run for any open seat in town government. For information and results on town caucuses click here.
Caucus: Tuesday, March 10th (Snow date 3/12)
Annual Meeting: Saturday, May 5th
Town Elections: Saturday, May 5th