Watertown Ballot Drop Box to be Closed on Halloween


The ballot drop off box outside Watertown's Town Hall.

The ballot drop off box outside Watertown’s Town Hall.

Watertown’s ballot drop box will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 31, Town Clerk John Flynn said.

The Town Clerk’s office sent out the following announcement:

Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin has asked that ballot drop boxes be secured on Saturday, October 31st to avoid any Halloween pranks. The Town of Watertown will lock its ballot drop box, located on Saltonstall park side of Town Hall, at 5:00 p.m. on Halloween and will reopen at 8 a.m. the following morning. 

The ballot drop box will then remain open until polls close at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3rd.

Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office with any questions at 617-972-6486

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