Friday is the final day to register to vote for Hamilton residents that want to vote at the Annual Town Meeting on April 11 and Town Election on April 16.
As of November, there are 5,618 registered voters in Hamilton, according to Town Clerk Andrea Carlson.
The town clerk’s office in Town Hall is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 20 to take new voters registrations. The town’s clerk’s office is located just inside the front door at Hamilton Town Hall, to the left.
Here are five frequently asked questions about registering to vote.
How long does it take to register?
It takes just a few minutes to fill out a voter registration form.
Who should register to vote?
Anyone who has never been registered to vote, including residents that will turn 18 before the Annual Town Meeting and Election. Also, anyone who has recently moved to Hamilton.
What if I have already registered to vote?
If you have previously registered to vote in Hamilton, and you have not moved, you do not need to register again.
If I was previously registered to vote in another Massachusetts community, or in another state, does that transfer to Hamilton?
No, if you have moved to town you need to register in Hamilton.
What documents or paperwork do I need to register to vote?
None, you just need to know your driver’s license number or the last four digits of your social security number. The application requires one of those two things but you will not be asked to show any documents.