Elections Information 

Check the status of your voter registration HERE.

Vote-by-Mail and Early Voting

Please view THIS PAGE for information on Vote-by-Mail.

Unofficial Election Results

Northampton's Unofficial Election results are updated LIVE via a google spreadsheet linked here.

Election Day Information

Polling Information

Northampton Polling hours are 7AM-8PM for Election Days.

Check your voter registration, your polling location, your elected state officials, and MORE by using the "My Election Info" search function. For a list of Northampton's Polling Locations please click here.

Identification Requirements

You may be asked to show identification when you check-in at your polling place for any of the following reasons:

  • You are voting for the first time in Massachusetts in a federal election;
  • You are an inactive voter;
  • You are casting a provisional or challenged ballot;
  • The poll worker has a reasonable suspicion that leads them to request identification.

Acceptable identification must include your name and the address at which you are registered to vote. Examples of acceptable identification include: a driver's license, state-issued ID card, recent utility bill, rent receipt, lease, a copy of a voter registration affidavit, or any other printed identification which contains the voter's name and address.

Ballot Marking Instructions

Instructions on how to mark the ballot will be posted at every voting location. Please CLICK HERE to view how to mark the ballot.

2023 Elections Nominees 

(Note: On August 9, 2023 this list was updated to reflect nominees who have turned in nomination papers to the City Clerk's Office and wish to have their names appear on the November 7, 2023 municipal ballot).

Positions Available-one seat open unless otherwise indicated
Nominees with enough signatures to appear on the ballot
City Councilor At Large (Two seats)Garrick M. Perry, Roy C. Martin, David Alan Murphy, Marissa Elkins
Ward 1 CouncilorStanley Moulton
Ward 2 CouncilorDeborah Pastrich-Klemer
Ward 3 CouncilorQuaverly H Rothenberg
Ward 4 CouncilorJeremy A Dubs
Ward 5 CouncilorAlexander Jarrett
Ward 6 CouncilorMarianne Labarge
Ward 7 CouncilorRachel Maiore
School Committee At Large (Two seats)Margaret Robbins, Gwen Agna, Aline Davis, 
Ward 1 School CommitteeHolly Ghazey
Ward 2 School CommitteeKaren Foster Cannon
Ward 3 School CommitteeEmily Serafy-Cox
Ward 4 School CommitteeMichael Stein, Endamian Stewart
Ward 5 School CommitteeAnn M. Hennessey
Ward 6 School CommitteeMargaret D. Miller
Ward 7 School CommitteeKerry D. Labounty
Community Preservation At Large (Two Seats)K. Christopher Hellman, Emily Coffin
Trustees Under the Will of Charles E. Forbes At-Large (Three Seats)Kathleen Wight, Anne F. Teschner, Ruth Francis,  Alexander George
Trustees of Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School (Three seats)Michael T. Cahillane, J. Spencer-Robinson, Richard D. Aquadro
 Elector under the Oliver Smith WillDavid Alan Murphy, Mary Odgers

2023 Elections Calendar (Note:  Northampton will not have a preliminary election in September)

8:30 am 4/24 - 5pm 7/24 - Nomination papers available by appointment
7/24 5pm  Last day to submit nomination papers to Registrar of Voters for certification of signatures
8/7 5 pm
Last day to submit nomination papers to City Clerk
9/26 5 pm Drawing for order of names on Municipal Ballot
10/28 5 pm Last day to register to vote in order to vote in the Biennial Municipal Election
10/30 4:30 pm Campaign Finance Reports Due Applies to all candidates on November Ballot
10/31 5 pm Last day to request vote-by mail ballot for Nov. municipal election
11/6 12 noon Last day for in person absentee voting (appointment required)
11/7 7 am - 8 pm Biennial Municipal Election
1/22/2024 4:30 PM Campaign Finance Reports Due - All candidates and non-candidates with outstanding activity

Sample Ballots

Sample Ballots will be posted here when they become available.

Click HERE to find your election information.