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  • When are the polls open?
  • The polls open at 6:00 A.M. and close at 7:00 P.M. If you are in line when the polls close, you may still vote.

  • When do elections take place?

    Each year general elections are held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November.
    Town Elections are held every two years in even numbered years on the first Tuesday of May.
    If a primary election is called, it is held on the second Tuesday in June.
  • What is a primary?
  • A primary is an election in which a candidate is chosen to represent a political party for a particular office in an election. The Democratic and Republican parties may nominate their candidates by either a primary election or by convention or mass meeting.

  • Can anyone vote in a primary election?
  • If you are a registered voter, you may vote in any primary. However, if a primary is held for both parties in the same election district, you must choose in which party primary you wish to vote and may vote in only one.

  • What if I move within the 29 days the books are closed?
  • You are eligible to return to your precinct and vote. At that time you must change your address or name to be eligible for future elections. If you move out of the state, you will not be allowed to vote except in Federal elections for President and Vice President only.

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