Town Clerk

2022 Election and Town Meeting Schedule


DateElection/Town MeetingTime
Tuesday, April 5, 2022Annual Town Electionpolls open 7 am to 8 pm
Monday, May 9, 2022

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022
Annual Town Meeting

State Primary

State Election
begins at 7 pm

polls open 7 am to 8 pm

polls open 7 am to 8 pm


Report of Town Clerk to Select Board on Precinct 2 Polling Location Change


NEW PRECINCT MAP (effective December 31, 2021)

Polling locations are as follows:

Precincts 1 and 6          Canton High School, 900 Washington St.

Precincts 2 and 7          Canton Senior Center, 500 Pleasant St.

Precinct 3                       Blue Hills Regional School, 800 Randolph St.

Precincts 4 and 5          John F. Kennedy School, 100 Dedham St.


Elections and Voting


Absentee Ballot Application

Register to Vote Online

Find My Voter Registration Status

Track My Ballot

Citizen's Guide to Town Meetings

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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 Select Board
  • 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