Last Day to Register to Vote in the State Primary Coming Up Soon


Massachusetts will hold a State Primary on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, and to take part you must be registered to vote by Friday, Aug. 18.

The election includes the Democratic Primary for the District 3 Governor’s Council seat, where incumbent and Watertown resident Marilyn Petitto Devaney faces Peter Georgiou, an attorney from Lincoln.

The council advises on the governor on appointments to such as judges, members of the Parole Board and the Industrial Accident Board. It also gives advice and consent on warrants for the state treasury, pardons and commutations, according to the Secretary of State’s website.

If you wish to register, or change your party enrollment for the State Primary, you must do so on or before August 19, 2016. You may change your party enrollment by completing a new voter registration form in person at the Clerk’s Office (basement of Town Hall, 149 Main St.), by mail or online at:

For more information call the Clerk’s office at 617-972-6486.

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