Monday, July 20, 2020

To vote by mail in 2020, the application is available at the Town Clerk's page

From CommonWealth Magazine we share an article of interest for Franklin

"SECRETARY OF STATE William Galvin has started mailing out applications for absentee ballots to all registered voters in Massachusetts, and all the applications should be sent out by Tuesday.

If that happens, voting rights groups say they will dismiss a lawsuit they filed earlier this week accusing Galvin of ignoring a state-mandated deadline for sending out the applications.

If the mailings are sent out, “We have no reason to doubt that we would be willing to voluntarily dismiss,” said Oren Sellstrom, an attorney for Lawyers for Civil Rights, which represents the voting rights groups, at a hearing before Supreme Judicial Court Justice Frank Gaziano on Friday.

A new state law allowing mail-in voting during the pandemic required Galvin to send out applications for mail-in ballots to every registered voter by July 15, in advance of the September 1 state primary election."
Continue reading the article online

You do not need to wait for the application in the mail. A copy is on the Town Clerk's page

Additional info on the 2020 Elections can be found on the Town Clerk's page

As we get into August, we'll start the "Election Collection" to gather all the 4th Congressional District candidate info, the Sep 1 primary info and the Nov 3 election info.

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