Town Clerk

2020 Election & Town Meeting Schedule

DateElectionTime
March 3, 2020Presidential Primary7 am to 8 pm
April 7, 2020Annual Town Election7 am to 8 pm
May 11, 2020Annual Town Meeting7 pm
September (to be determined), 2020State Primary7 am to 8 pm
November 3, 2020Presidential Election7 am to 8 pm

Attorney General's approval letter (PDF) for articles adopted at the 2019 Annual Town Meeting.

Public Records Officer

  • Administers and records all oaths of office
  • Maintains General By-Laws
  • Posts meetings of all governmental bodies
  • Provides access to public records
  • Responsible for submission of new by-laws to the Office of the Attorney General for approval

Recording Officer

  • Certifies notes for borrowing
  • Records all-pole locations approved by the Board of Selectmen
  • Records and certifies all official action of the town, including Town Meeting legislation and appropriations, Planning and Zoning Board decisions
  • Records state tax liens and child support enforcement liens

Vital Records

  • Provides certified copies of vital records and assists with genealogical research
  • Registers all vital events (birth, death, and marriages) occurring within the community and those events occurring elsewhere to Canton residents

Voter Registration & Chief Election Official

  • Assists voters interested in running for public office
  • Conducts all town, state and federal elections and certifies nomination papers and initiative petitions
  • Conducts annual census, annual street lists and assists the Jury Commissioner with the preparation with the Jury List
  • Supervises voter registration and absentee balloting

Election Results