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Voter registration deadline coming up for New Bedford municipal election


There’s just one week left to register to vote in New Bedford’s municipal election on Nov. 2. The voter registration deadline is next Wednesday, Oct. 13. The front doors at City Hall will be open until 8 p.m. that day so people can enter the building, at 133 William St., and register with the Board of Elections in Room 114 on the first floor.

Oct. 13 also is the deadline for voters to make any address or name changes on their registration.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 2. Early and absentee voting will be offered, with dates to be released once finalized.

New Bedford voters will cast ballots Nov. 2 for the city’s Assessor-at-Large, three of the six elected School Committee members, all five Councilors-at-Large and all six Ward Councilors.

If you have any questions on your voting status or polling location, or would like to request an early or absentee ballot for yourself or a family member, please call the Board of Elections at (508) 979-1420.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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