March 28 2016

Absentee Ballots for Town Election now Available at Town Clerk's Office

By: BNEWS

Anyone who wants to vote in the upcoming town election but who can’t make it to the polls can still participate. 

 

Absentee ballots are now available at the Town Clerk’s office, Town Clerk Amy Warfield said in a release. The application deadline is Friday, April 8 at noon. 

 

Voters unable to vote at the polls on Election Day due to absence from the town during the hours the polls are open, physical disability or religious belief are eligible for an absentee ballot. 

 

To apply voters or one of their family members must turn in a written request to the Town Clerk’s office by the deadline. Voters may apply and vote in person at the Town Clerk's office or through the mail.  If the ballot is to be mailed, apply far enough in advance so that the ballot can be mailed and returned by the close of the poll.  Applications are also available at www.burlington.org click the link on the front page. 


Hospitalized voters must have been admitted after noon of the 5th day before the election, the notice from the Town Clerk states. They must apply themselves and designate in writing who may hand carry the ballot to them. Applications can be made anytime, however, the ballot must be returned by the close of the poll.


The Burlington Town Election will be held on Saturday, April 9. Voting will take place at the Burlington High School gymnasium and the polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Click here to see a sample ballot

 

Click here to see all of our election coverage, including the debates for Town Moderator and School Committee. 

 
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