Voting & Elections

Our Mission

Conduct the Annual Census, obtain and maintain resident information, obtain and maintain voter registrations, operate all Elections conducted in the City of Lawrence and meet compliance mandates of the State and Federal Government in regard to election administration.

2021 Election Calendar

APRIL 5, 2021 Nomination papers available to Municipal Office Candidates.
AUGUST 3, 2021 Last day and hour for Municipal Office Candidates to submit nomination papers to the election division (5:00PM)
AUGUST 19, 2021 Last day and hour to submit objections to nomination papers, ballot questions and withdrawal of nomination papers (5:00PM)
SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 Last day and hour to register to vote in the city Preliminary Election (8:00PM)
SEPTEMBER 13, 2021 Campaign Finance Reports Due – ONLY Lawrence School Committee And Greater Lawrence Technical School Committee Candidates
SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 Last day and hour to submit an Absentee Ballot Application to be mailed to voter for the Preliminary Election (5:00PM)
SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 Last day and hour to request an Absentee Ballot Application for “in-person” voting for the Preliminary Election – Lawrence City Hall – Room 4 – Lawrence, MA (12:00PM)
SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 Municipal Preliminary Election - Polls open from: 7:00AM – 8:00PM
OCTOBER 13, 2021 Last day and hour to register to vote in the City Election – Election Division hours: 8:30AM – 8:00PM
OCTOBER 25, 2021 Campaign Finance Reports Due – ONLY Lawrence School Committee And Greater Lawrence Technical School Committee Candidates
OCTOBER 27, 2021 Last day and hour to submit an Absentee Ballot Application to be mailed to voter for Municipal Election (5:00PM)
NOVEMBER 1, 2021 Last day and hour to request an Absentee Ballot Application for “in person” voting for the Municipal Election – Lawrence City Hall – Room 4 – Lawrence, MA (12:00PM)
NOVEMBER 2, 2021 Municipal Election - Polls open from: 7:00AM – 8:00PM