The Board of Election Commissioners has announced that absentee ballots are available for voters who cannot go to the polls on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 to vote in the Special Referendum Election.
On June 23, 2015 New Bedford voters will be casting their votes to determine if the City of New Bedford will permit the operation of a gaming establishment licensed by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on approximately 43 acres located off of MacArthur Drive at the site of the former Cannon Street power station.
Voters may cast absentee ballots at the Elections Office in City Hall (133 William Street, Room 144) during regular office hours (8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday) and on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 8:00 A.M. to noon. Absentee ballots may be cast until noon on June 22, 2015 (the day prior to the Referendum Election).
A link to a Specimen Ballot can be found on the homepage of the City of New Bedford (www.newbedford-ma.gov). On Election Day polls will be open from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. If you have any questions on absentee ballots, voting status, or voting precinct, please call the Elections Office at 979-1420 or 979-1421.