AUBURN, Mass. – Town Clerk Ellen Gaboury is reminding Auburn residents that Friday is the last day for unregistered voters to sign up to vote in the Massachusetts State primary election Sept. 6.
The town clerk’s office at 104 Central St. will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, for the purpose of registering voters. Usually, the office is closed at 1 p.m. on Fridays.
An applicant must be at least 18 by the date of the election, a U.S. citizen and a resident of Auburn. Each applicant should bring an ID, Gaboury said.
The state primaries will be held Thursday, Sept. 6, in the high school gym from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Voters without a party affiliation are allowed to choose one of three ballots. Republican registered voters must vote on the Republican ballot, and registered Democrats must vote on the Democrat ballot.
Candidates on the Republican ballot include Scott Brown for U.S. senator, Jen Caissie for governor’s councillor, Steve Simonian for state senate and Paul Frost for state representative. There are no Republican candidates for U.S. representative, register of deeds and clerk of courts.
Candidates on the Democrat ballot include Elizabeth Warren for U.S senator, James McGovern and William Feegbeh for U.S. representative, Michael Moore for state senate, Anthony Vigliotti for register of deeds and Dennis McManus for clerk of courts. There are no Democrat candidates for governor’s councillor and state representative.
The third ballot is the Green-Rainbow ballot. There are no candidates for this ballot, so it is write-in candidates only.
For more information, call the town clerk’s office at 508-832-7701.