Town Clerk

2021 Election & Town Meeting Schedule

Election/Town MeetingTime
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Annual Town Electionpolls open 7 am to 8 pm
Monday, May 22, 2021

Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021*

Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021**

Annual Town Meeting

Special Town Meeting

Special Town Election
begins at 12:30 pm

begins at 7:00 pm

polls open 7 am to 8 pm

*   voter registration deadline is Friday, November 19, 2021

** voter registration deadline is Wednesday, November 24, 2021

2022 Election & Town Meeting Schedule

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

to be determined

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

Elections and Voting



Absentee Ballot Application

Register to Vote Online

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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