Elections & Voting

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2018 Elections

full calendar of 2018 elections is available through this office.

The 2018 Annual Town Election was held on Saturday, April 14th. Town elections are regularly held on the second Saturday of April every year. These elections are for town offices, such as the Board of Selectmen and School Committee. Please view the election results below.

The Massachusetts State Primary will take place on Tuesday, September 4th, the day after Labor Day. This election will be for county, state, and federal offices, such as governor, U.S. Senator, and state representative. You can only vote in the primary election of one registered political party. Sample ballots for the primary are available for viewing.

The general State Election will take place on Tuesday, November 6th, as general elections are regularly held on the first Tuesday of November every two years nationwide. This election will be for the same offices as the primary, but all ballots will feature candidates of any political party. Sample ballots are not available yet for this election.

Have questions about voting? Please visit our Voter Information page. View information such as how to register to vote, applying for an absentee ballot, finding your voting location, finding elected officials, and how to use the Town's voting machines.

Board of Registrars

The Board of Registrars is a group of Dedham voters who conduct elections and keep election and voter records. The Town Clerk is automatically a member as the chief elections and records officer of the Town. Three other members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen for staggered, three-year terms. The current members are:

Elaine M. DeGrandis Chair 2020
Sarah MacDonald Vice Chair 2019
Paul Munchbach Town Clerk 2021
Robert P. Zahka, Jr. Member 2021