The Town of Amherst is divided into ten Precincts, now organized in to five Districts. See below table to view your Precinct and polling location as well as your corresponding District.
The polling hours for all elections and all polling places are 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.
You may also go to the State Elections Division website to look up your polling location.
*Can I Still Vote Early? Early voting (for all Amherst precincts) will take place through Friday, Oct. 30 at the Bangs Community Center, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst Fri, Oct 30: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm *Find Your Assigned Polling Place for Voting On Nov. 3:https://www.sec.state.ma.us/WhereDoIVoteMA
*Where to Drop Off Your Vote-by-Mail Ballot:The Ballot Drop Box is outside Amherst Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Ave., Amherst (Main Street side)
*Check Your Voter Registration Status:https://www.sec.state.ma.us/VoterRe…/MyVoterRegStatus.aspx
*Track Your Vote-By-Mail Ballot:https://www.sec.state.ma.us/wher…/track/trackmyballot.aspx
*If you received a Vote-By-Mail ballot, but have decided to vote in person instead, bring the unused ballot to your polling place for voiding.
*If you are listed as an inactive voter, you will also be asked to present identification which shows your name and the address at which you are registered to vote. It is not required that you present photo identification. Acceptable forms of identification include: a driver’s license, state-issued ID card, recent utility bill, rent receipt, or lease. Further information is here: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/…/ele…/inactivevotersidx.htm
State law prohibits the display of political paraphernalia within 150 feet of the entrance to the polling location. Signs, stickers, and even lapel buttons are not permitted within this restricted zone. State regulations also prohibit political solicitation within the restricted zone.
Voters may take their own personal notes into the polling place as an aid to assist their voting. This information cannot be shared with other voters or left in the polling place.
All Elections are held at the Town Hall, 9 Montague Rd., Leverett, MA 01054 7 AM – 8PM
• Wear a Face Covering
• Bring a Pen or Pencil (if you don’t want to borrow one)
• Bring a Clip Board or Book to mark your ballot on (if you don’t want to use a Voting Booth)
• Bring an ID – in some cases voters will be required to show an ID.
• Don’t touch your face while at the polling location
• Maintain Social Distancing – keep 6’ away from anyone not from your household
Polls will be open between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. with voting taking place at the Ramsdell Room (Library Complex), 2 South Valley Road, Pelham
The deadline to request an absentee ballot IN PERSON will remain 12:00 p.m. the day before the election.
The Shutesbury election will be conducted at Town Hall, 1 Cooleyville rd. Polls are open from 7AM to 8PM.
If you are interested in being an election observer on November 3rd, contact the Town Clerk to make an appointment by 5PM October 30th.
Health and Safety Precautions: The precinct will be kept clean and well ventilated at all times. Board of Health volunteers will be on hand to make sure we are doing all we can to keep our voters and our election workers safe. Social distance will be required. If you do not bring your mask, a mask will be provided to you.