Elections/Voter Information

May 11, 2021 is the Annual Town Election

Polls will be open from 7am to 7 pm in the auditorium of Town Hall, located at 260 Commercial St., for in person voting on the day of the election.  

Check out the ballot you'll see on election day Specimen Ballot SAMPLE BALLOT (PDF)

Check out the Election Warrant.

See the list of candidates who have secured a seat on the ballot.  Each candidate must fill out a campaign finance report.  Check the bottom of the page for those reports.

See the seats open here

See this important time table for the Town Election calendar.

Do you want to vote at the Annual Town Election?

In order to be eligible to vote at the Annual Town Election scheduled for May 11, 2021 you need to register by  April 21, 2021.   The Town Hall Auditorium will be open from 8-8pm for folks to come and register in person.  

Early Voting By Mail 

Early voting by mail has been extended to elections held before June 30, 2021.  To obtain an application to vote early by mail, click Early voting ballot applicationApplications may be sent by mail to the Town Clerk's Office or dropped off in the drop box located in on the lower door on the Ryder St. side of Town Hall. Applications may also be submitted electronically by e-mail to ecatanese@provincetown-ma.gov as long as your signature is visible. Ballots must be requested in writing at least 4 business days before Election Day.

Early voting by mail ballots can be requested by any registered voter, and no excuse is required.

Ballots need to be returned to the Clerk's Office before the close of polls on Election Day or before. Ballots can be returned in person to the Office of the Town Clerk, by dropping it in our secured Elections drop box, or by mailing it to the Office of the Town Clerk (please allow ample mailing time).


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Specimen Ballot SAMPLE BALLOT (PDF)


Voter Registration

You can become a registered voter in the Town of Provincetown in a number of ways:

  • Come in to the Town Clerk’s Office and complete a Voter Registration Application;
  • Contact the Town Clerk’s Office and request that we mail you a Voter Registration Application, which you can then complete and mail back or drop off in the Town Clerk’s Office;
  • Register to Vote Online: To submit an online application, you must have a valid driver’s license, learner’s permit, or non-driver ID issued by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV). You must also have a signature on file with the RMV. If you don not have an RMVID, you can still use the online system to create an application. PRINT and sign the completed form, and then mail it to the Town Clerk’s Office.
  • Request a Voter Registration Form through the Elections Division in the Secretary of State’s Office (PDF).
  • Register at the Registry of Motor Vehicles. Keep your motor voter receipt until you receive confirmation from the Town Clerk. If you do not receive any confirmation, please contact the town Clerk’s Office to verify your voting status.

Absentee Voting

You may vote by absentee ballot in the Town Clerk’s Office if you will be absent from Provincetown on election day, and/or have a physical disability that prevents your voting at the polling place, and/or cannot vote at the polls due to religious beliefs.

Absentee ballot requests must be received by noon on the business day before the election.
You can also vote absentee by mail. Download and complete the Absentee Ballot Application (PDF) or apply in writing to the Town Clerk and include your:

  • name,
  • address as registered,
  • address where you wish the absentee ballot sent,
  • the date of the election in which you would like an absentee ballot,
  • in a primary, the party ballot you want, and your signature.

Whichever method you choose, the application must be made in writing and signed. You can mail or Fax your request to the Town Clerk’s Office. You can either have an absentee ballot mailed to you or you can vote absentee over the counter in the Town Clerk’s Office.

If voting absentee by mail, you may return your completed absentee ballot by mail or you or a family member may hand-deliver it to the Town Clerk’s Office. If mailing your ballot, please make sure to include the proper postage. To be counted, a completed ballot must be received by the time the polls close on Election Day to be counted.

See voter information to determine your voter status in Provincetown.

Past Town Election Results

Past State Election Results


Campaign Finance Reports

Changes to the Massachusetts Campaign Finance Law mandate that local election officials make available online their Campaign Finance Reports if $1,000 is raised or spent in a reporting period. Below are individuals whose campaign fundraising require that their financial reports appear online: