Election Calendar

Upcoming Elections:

General Election Dates

  • Town Election:  First Monday in March
  • State Primary: Second Tuesday after Labor Day, at two-year intervals on the even years
  • State Election: First Tuesday in November, at two-year intervals on the even years
  • Presidential Primary: First Tuesday in March, at four-year intervals
  • Presidential Election: First  or Second Tuesday in November, at four-year intervals
    Election Day is set by law for the general elections of public officials. It occurs on the Tuesday right after the first Monday in November (this does not necessarily mean the "first Tuesday" in a month because the first day of a month can be a Tuesday). The earliest possible date is November 2, and the latest possible date is November 8.

The polls are open in Lexington on election day from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Absentee Voting

You are eligible to vote via absentee Ballot if:
          1. You are absent from the Town on the day of election or 
          2. You are physically unable to get to the polls, including for religious reasons.

To start the absentee voting process, please complete an online Absentee Ballot Application, or pick one up at the Town Clerk’s Office.

Upon receipt of your application, we will mail you an absentee ballot, or you may vote at the Town Clerk’s Office.

For more information, please visit the website of the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth - ELECTIONS DIVISION