Early Voting Begins This Week | Resources for Watertown’s Local Election

On November 7th, Watertown voters will head to the polls to vote on contested races for City Council President and School Committee. Here is everything you need to know to help you prepare to cast your ballot.

Election Day
November 7th, 2023
Polls open from 7am-8pm
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Polling Locations

Precinct 1Hellenic Cultural Center29 Bigelow Avenue
Precinct 2Hosmer School1 Concord Road
Precinct 3Hellenic Cultural Center29 Bigelow Avenue
Precinct 4Phillips School30 Common Street
Precinct 5Phillips School30 Common Street
Precinct 6Hibernian Hall151 Watertown Street
Precinct 7Watertown Middle School68 Waverley Avenue
Precinct 8Watertown Middle School68 Waverley Avenue
Precinct 9Watertown Middle School68 Waverley Avenue
Precinct 10Watertown Police Station552 Main Street
Precinct 11Cunniff School246 Warren Street
Precinct 12Cunniff School246 Warren Street

Early Voting
In-person early voting will be held at Watertown’s City Hall at 149 Main Street in the Phillip Pain Lower Hearing room on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Vote by Mail
The last day to request a mail-in ballot is November 3rd, 2023. Request a ballot here.

Accessible Electronic Remote Voting System
The City of Watertown will be offering an electronic voting system to assist voters who are blind, have low vision, or have dexterity disabilities to participate in vote-by-mail and early voting. Click here to learn more.

Voter Registration Status
Check your voter registration status – If you are an inactive voter, you can still vote on election day. Fill out a blank 2023 census form and mail it to the City Clerk’s office, 149 Main Street, Watertown MA, 02472. Learn more about the inactive voter status

Absentee voting information

The Candidates

City Council President
Incumbent Mark Sideris and challenger Clyde Younger participated in a debate hosted by WCA-TV and the Watertown News on October 11th. Watch below:

School Committee
There are five candidates running for three School Committee seats. Incumbents Kendra Foley and David Stokes are joined on the ballot by Rachel Kay, Jennifer Nicholson, and Lisa Capoccia. Watch the forum organized by WCA-TV and the Watertown News:

Uncontested Races

View specimen ballots

Learn more by visiting the City Clerk’s section of Watertown’s website

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