Athol election information: Register to vote by Tuesday

Staff Report
Published: 3/10/2022 4:20:20 PM
Modified: 3/10/2022 4:19:47 PM

ATHOL — The deadline to register to vote for the April 4 annual town election in Athol is Tuesday, March 15. Persons who are United States Citizens, residents of Massachusetts, and who will be at least 18 years old on or before April 2 are eligible to register. Those meeting these qualifications who have a Massachusetts Driver’s License can submit their registration online at Those registering by mail should have their form hand-canceled to ensure it is postmarked before the deadline. You can also register to vote in person at the Town Clerk’s Office. Office hours on the last day to register to vote on March 15 in Athol are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Absentee ballots

Absentee ballots are also available in the Athol Town Clerk’s Office. Voters who are unable to vote at the polls on election day due to (1) absence from town during the hours the polls are open; (2) physical disability preventing you from going to the polling place; or (3) religious belief, may apply for an absentee ballot.

Absentee ballots must be requested in writing by either the voter or the voter’s family member. Absentee ballot applications may be downloaded at and are available at the Town Clerk’s office.

Please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 978-249-4551 or email for further info.

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