Absentee ballots for the Tuesday, May 20, Annual Town Election are now available at the Town Clerk's Office. Monday, May 19, at noon is the last day and hour to request an absentee ballot. All absentee ballots must be received by the town clerk by election day in order to be counted.

Massachusetts allows voters to vote by absentee ballot if they:

* will be absent from your city or town 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.

Please contact the Town Clerk's Office at 978-448-1100 or townclerk@townofgroton.org if you would like more information. A sample ballot and information on obtaining an absentee ballot is available at www.townofgroton.org.