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Absentee Ballot

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Town Clerks and Voting Locations

The following voting information is reprinted with permission from capecodtoday,

Cape Cod Town Polling (Voting) Locations

Guide to Cape Cod Polling Places

Below is a guide to finding the polling places in all the Cape towns. The list is organized by region. Per the Massachusetts state legislature polling places are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on election days. Updated 10/27/10.


BOURNE - Barry Johnson, Town Clerk, 508-759-0600, ext. 313, Precinct Map

Precinct 1: Bourne Veterans Memorial Community Center, 239 Main Street, Buzzards Bay Precinct 2: Sagamore Beach Fire Station, 5 Meeting House Lane,Sagamore Beach Precincts 3 & 4: Bourne Middle School, 77 Waterhouse Road, Bourne Precincts 5 & 6: St. John's Parish Hall, 841 Shore Road, Pocasset Precinct 7 Bourne Middle School

FALMOUTH - Michael Palmer, Town Clerk, 508-495-7360, Precinct

Precinct 1: Town Hall, 59 Town Hall Square Precinct 2: Gus Canty Community Center, 790 Main Street Precinct 3: Teaticket Elementary School, 45 Maravista Extension Precinct 4: East Falmouth Elementary School, 33 Davisville Road Precinct 5: North Falmouth Congregational Church, 155 Old Main Road Precinct 6: Morse Pond School, 323 Jones Road Precinct 7: Waquoit Congregational Church, 15 Parsons Lane (Route 28) Precinct 8: Navigator Club, 55 Ashumet Road, East Falmouth Precinct 9: PAL (Police Athletic League), 279 Brick Kiln Road

SANDWICH - Taylor D. White, Town Clerk, 508-888-0340, Precinct Map

Precincts 1 and 2: Henry T. Wing School, Route 130 Precincts 3 and 4:Oak Ridge School Precincts 5 and 6:Forestdale School, 151 Route 130

MASHPEE - Deborah Dami, Town Clerk, 508-539-1400, ext. 561

Quashnet School, 150 Old Barnstable Road


BARNSTABLE - Linda Hutchenrider, Town Clerk, 508-862-4044

Precinct 1: Barnstable/West Barnstable Elementary, 2463 Main Street (Route 6A) Precinct 2: St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 1130 Falmouth Road, Centerville Precinct 3: Barnstable Senior Center, 825 Falmouth Road, Hyannis Precinct 4: Our Lady of Victory Church Hall, 230 S. Main Street, Centerville Precinct 5: Osterville Fire Station, Main St. Osterville Precinct 6: Christ Chapel 2C Oak Street, Centerville Precinct 7: Freedom Hall, 976 Main Street, Cotuit Precinct 8, 9 & 13: Hyannis Youth and Community Center, 141 Bassett Lane, Hyannis Precinct 10 & 12: Horace Mann Charter School, 730 Osterville-West Barnstable Road Precinct 11: West Barnstable Community Building, 2377 Meetinghouse Way

YARMOUTH - Jane Hibbert, Town Clerk, 508-398-2231, ext. 1216, Precinct Map

Precinct 1: First Congregational Church of Yarmouth, 329 Main Street, Yarmouthport Precincts 2 and 4: Yarmouth Senior Center, 528 Forest Road, South Yarmouth Precinct 3: Hearing Room, Town Hall, 1146 Route 28, South Yarmouth Precincts 5 and 6:Cape & Islands Realtors Assoc., 22 Midtech Drive Precinct 7: The Meeting House, Kings Way Route 6A, Yarmouthport

DENNIS - Theresa T. Bunce, Town Clerk, 508-760-6112

Precinct 1: Carleton Hall, 1006 Old Bass River Road, Dennis Precinct 2: Dennis Senior Center, 1045 Route 134, South Dennis Precinct 3: Dennis Public Library, 5 Hall St., Dennisport Precinct 4: West Dennis Graded School, 67 School St., West Dennis Precinct 5: Dennis Police Station, 90 Bob Crowell Road, South Dennis


CHATHAM - Julie Smith, Town Clerk, 508-945-5101

Chatham Community Center, 702 Main Street

HARWICH - Anita Doucette, Town Clerk, 508-430-7516

Harwich Community Center, 100 Oak Street

BREWSTER - Mitzi Unger, Town Clerk, 508-896-4506

Brewster Baptist Church, Route 6A

ORLEANS - Cynthia May, Town Clerk, 508-240-3700, ext. 305

Orleans Senior Center, 150 Rock Harbor Road, Orleans


EASTHAM - Lillian Lamperti, Town Clerk, 508-240-5900, ext. 223

Eastham Town Hall, Route 6

WELLFLEET - Dawn Rickman, Town Clerk, 508-349-0300

Wellfleet Senior Center, 1715 Old King's Highway

TRURO - Cynthia A. Slade, Town Clerk, 508-349-7004, ext. 14

Truro Community Center, 7 Standish Way (Library Lane)

PROVINCETOWN - Douglas Johnstone, Town Clerk, 508-487-7013, 528

Judge Walsh's Room, Town Hall

New Cape State Representative Districts

1st Barnstable District: Cleon Turner: Barnstable Pct 1; Brewster Pct 1,2; Dennis; Yarmouth Pcts. 1,4,7

2nd Barnstable District: Brian Mannal Barnstable Pcts.2-10, 13; Yarmouth Pcts.5,6

3rd Barnstable District: David Vieria: Bourne Pcts.3-6; Falmouth Pcts, 3,4,7,8,9; Mashpee

4th Barnstable District: Sarah Peake: Brewster Pct.3; Chatham, Eastham, Harwich, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet

5th Barnstable District: Barnstable Pcts. Randy Hunt 11,12; Bourne Pcts. 1,2,7; Plymouth Pct 9; Sandwich

Barnstable, Nantucket, Dukes District: Timothy Madden: Falmouth Pcts, 1,2,5,6,and the Islands

Jury Duty

Citizens go into a jury duty pool based on their town census which is taken annually, or on other records the town may have of its residents. This pool is not based on voter or car registrations.