Special Election Set for May 20

Two questions will be presented to voters on one ballot.

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The Board of Selectmen voted to call for two special elections on May 20.

Two questions will appear on the same ballot:

    • Question 1 will ask voters to approve Town Meeting’s vote to acquire property at 494 Washington St.
      • Question 2 will ask if the town should assess an additional $3,345,000 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purpose of funding public education and general government, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014?
      All regular polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

      Absentee Ballot Information

      Voters unable to go to polls due to absence from town or disability may apply for an absentee ballot.

      Applications must include the voter’s name and voting address and instructions as to where to send the ballot and an original signature. Family members may apply on behalf of others in the household. Applications may be mailed to 525 Washington St. Wellesley, MA 02482; faxed 781-237-5037; or pdf (Knagle@wellesleyma.gov).

      All absentee ballots must be voted in person at the clerks' office (after April 30) or mailed to voter. No absentee ballots can be hand carried out of the clerks office.

      All applications must be received on or before noon on May 19. If the ballot is to be mailed please allow additional time for mailing. The ballots must be returned to the clerks’ office by close of the polls on May 20.

      All absentee ballots are counted at the polling places on election day.


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