Vote in Newton Special Election!

Vote in Newton Special Election!


Tuesday, 03/16/2021    
12:00 am

Event Type

Newton Special Election: March 16

There will be a special municipal election on March 16th to fill currently vacant City Councilor positions – Ward 1 at-large, and Ward 2 at-large.


Voting by Mail

The deadline to apply for an Early mail-in ballot is Wednesday, March 10, a week before the election. This is the deadline established by the Secretary of State for Early mail-in ballots.

Download a fillable Mail-In Ballot Application:

2021-Vote-by-Mail-Application fillable

Print out, sign and mail your application to:

City Clerk
1000 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA  02459


Drop it in one of the Drop Boxes at City Hall.

The deadline to return your Vote By Mail Ballot is no later than the close of polls on Election Day (March 16th, 8:00 PM)

Return your ballot by depositing it in one of the Drop Boxes at City Hall or mail it to City Clerk/Elections at 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton MA 02459


In-Person Early Voting

According to the Election Commission, the state did not approve Early in-person voting but there will be a week of in-person absentee voting at City Hall from Monday, March 8 through Friday, March 12, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Absentee Ballots

Absentee ballots will be available ahead of the March 16 election, so if you have any family members or friends who will be away in college or traveling, please remind them to apply for an absentee ballot.

Absentee Ballot Request Forms can be found here.

Election Day In-Person Voting

If you choose to vote in person on Election Day, double-check your voting location because some have changed.

Information for Ward 1 Candidates:

John Oliver – Candidate, Ward 1 Councilor At-large
cell: 248-219-3858
campaign manager:
Madeline Ranalli – Candidate, Ward 1, Councilor At-large


Information for Ward 2 Candidates:

Bryan Barash, Candidate, Ward 2, Councilor At-large
Contact: Claudia Bowman,
Twitter: @bryanbarash
Instagram: bryanbarashnewton

Tarik Lucas, Candidate, Ward 2 Councilor At-large
cell: 617-910-7470
Campaign Manager:

David Micley, Candidate, Ward 2, Councilor At-large


The special election will take place on Tuesday, March 16, 2021!