FM #833 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 833 in the series.
This shares my conversation with Town Clerk Nancy Danello and Dyan Fitzgerald, Deputy Town Clerk. We met in the Town Clerk office in the Franklin Municipal Building to discuss the preparation for the State Primary election scheduled for Sep 6, 2022.
We cover the following key topics
Vote by mail and early voting now permanent per State legislation
Town Council required to approve the schedule and police detail before each election
Secretary of the Commonwealth mailed vote by mail cards to registered voters
“Independent” voters need to check the box for which primary ballot they want (Democrat or Republican, don’t need to make that choice for the November election)
Early voting schedule being approved by Secretary of the Commonwealth
in Town Clerk’s office during normal business hours
Effectively one week before the Sep 6 primary at FHS
Absentee ballot applications available now
State Primary Day - Sep 6, 2022
The show notes include links to the Town Clerk page and other election information.
Our conversation runs about 14 minutes, so let’s listen in to my conversation with Nancy and Dyan. Audio file -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-833-town-clerk-updates-on-the-state-primary-election-sep-2022-07-26-22
Town Clerk’s page -> https://www.franklinma.gov/town-clerk
Register to vote -> https://www.sec.state.ma.us/OVR/
Sample ballots for Sep 6 -> https://www.franklinma.gov/town-clerk/news/state-primary-9-6-2022-sample-ballots
In person early voting schedule for State Primary -> https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/news/state_primary_early_voting_schedule.pdf
9 precincts for Franklin -> https://www.franklinma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif6896/f/uploads/2022_precinct_map.pdf
New vote by mail drop off box at Municipal Building -> https://www.franklinma.gov/town-clerk/news/new-vote-mail-drop-box
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