Town Clerk

2020 Election & Town Meeting Schedule

DateElectionTime
March 3, 2020Presidential Primary7 am to 8 pm
June 16, 2020Annual Town Election7 am to 8 pm
June 22, 2020Annual Town Meeting7 pm
September 1, 2020State Primary7 am to 8 pm
November 3, 2020Presidential Election7 am to 8 pm


Sample Ballots for September 1, 2020 State Primary


Democratic Ballot

Republican Ballot

Libertarian Ballot

Green Rainbow Ballot

A voter registered in the Democratic, Republican, Libertarian or Green Rainbow Party must vote that party ballot.  An Unenrolled (Independent) voter must choose one of the four party ballots.

Elections and Voting


Register to Vote Online

Find My Voter Registration Status

Download a 2020 Vote By Mail Application

Track My Ballot

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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