ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION: Monday, March 27, 2023

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Monday, March 27, 2023
Polls Open: 7 AM to 8 PM
Town Hall: Precincts 4, 6
Fairbank Gym: Precincts 1,  2, 3, 5


Ballot Information

The following positions will appear on the 2023 Annual Town Election Ballot:

  • Select Board – One 3-year term
  • Board of Assessors – One 3-year term
  • Goodnow Library Trustees – Two 3-year terms
  • Board of Health – One 3-year term
  • Park and Recreation Commission – One 3-year term
  • Planning Board – One 3-year term
  • Sudbury Housing Authority – One 5-year term
  • Sudbury School Committee – Two 3-year terms, One 1-year term (to fill a vacancy)
  • Lincoln Sudbury Regional District School Committee – Two 3-year terms
  • Ballot Question 1 Sudbury Public Schools
  • Ballot Question 2 Fire Department


2023 Annual Town Election SPECIMEN BALLOT.


2023 Annual Town Election WARRANT. Will be mailed to all Sudbury households at least 10 days before the Election.



Vote By Mail

All Massachusetts registered voters are eligible to Vote By Mail. This is a two-step process:

  1. Request a Vote By Mail Ballot
  2. Vote & Return the Ballot



Deadline to apply to Vote by Mail: Monday, 3/20/23

Deadline to return Vote by Mail Ballot: Monday, 3/27/23 at 8PM (All ballots must be returned to the Town Clerks Office)

You should request your ballot at least two weeks before the election to leave time for mailing.

Ballots will be mailed to voters between two and three weeks prior to election day

Voters can check on the status of their application or ballot at


As always, Absentee Voting is available for those who qualify.


Accessible Vote By Mail

NEW! The Accessible Vote by Mail (AVBM) system is available to voters who are unable to independently mark a paper ballot due to a disability.  For an application or more information click here: AVBM.


Election Day

Monday, March 27, 2023
7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Town Hall (322 Concord Rd): Precincts 4 and 6
Fairbank Community Center (40 Fairbank Rd): Precincts 1, 2, 3, 5
  • Do NOT go to the POLLS if you are sick or have been exposed to the virus leading up to Election Day
  • Know your Precinct #: Click the hyperlink to Find my Precinct


Voter Registration

Click here to check your voter registration status

If you are not currently registered to vote in Sudbury, Friday, March 17, 2023 is the deadline to register and be eligible to vote in the Annual Town Election.

Persons who are United States Citizens, residents of Massachusetts, and who will be at least 18 years old on or before March 17th are eligible to register. Those meeting these qualifications who have a Massachusetts Driver’s License can submit their registration online at Mail in registrations must be postmarked on or before the deadline.

Click here for additional information on Voter Registration.

If you have any questions, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 978-639-3351 or email us at


Candidate Information & Forums

The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Sudbury will host a televised Candidates’ Forum, an in-person Meet the Candidates drop-in event, and an on-line Candidate Guide for the 2023 Annual Town Election. Click below to learn more.



Write-In Candidate Information

Courts have ruled that a vote should be counted whenever the intent of the voter can reasonably be determined, even if a voter omits the candidate’s address or makes a mistake in the name or address. If the intent of the voter can be determined with reasonable certainty from an inspection of the ballot, in the light of the generally known conditions attendant upon the election, effect must be given to that intent. This includes where a voter fails to complete the oval next to the write-in space—the write-in vote will still be counted.