New Bedford announces early voting schedule for 2020 general election

The New Bedford Election Commission has announced that Early Voting for the 2020 general election will be held for two weeks at the New Bedford Main Library, 613 Pleasant Street, from Saturday, October 17 through Friday, October 30.

Any voter who wishes to cast their ballot in person prior to Election Day, November 3, may do so at the Main Library during the following hours:

• Saturday, October 17: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
• Sunday, October 18: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

• Monday, October 19: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, October 20: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, October 21: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Thursday, October 22: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Friday, October 23: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

• Saturday, October 24: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
• Sunday, October 25: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

• Monday, October 26: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, October 27: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, October 28: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Thursday, October 29: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Friday, October 30: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Voters may cast their ballot for: President; Senator in Congress; Representative in Congress; Senator in General Court; Representatives in General Court for the Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Thirteenth Bristol District; County Treasurer; County Commissioner; Governor’s Councillor; and Register of Probate; and on the statewide ballot questions.

As usual, on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, polls will be open in the City of New Bedford from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Additional safety requirements including the use of masks/face coverings and the observance of social distancing will be in place due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Any New Bedford resident who is uncertain about their voting status, designated polling location, or who has changed their address since the last election, or any other question should contact the Election Commission office at 508-979-1420.

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