New Bedford Election Commission


The Board of Election Commissioners is responsible for the conduct of all elections in the City of New Bedford. These responsibilities include voter registration, polling place arrangements, appointment & training of election officials, printing of ballots, preparation of election supplies, purchase, storage & maintenance of voting machines, certification of election results, campaign finance reports, voter activity, certification of nomination papers, and state & local petitions. In addition, this office also plans and supervises an annual Street List Census.

The Elections Office is responsible for verifying the address of New Bedford residents so that they may obtain various permits, school enrollment, shellfish & constable licenses, and residency certificates.

City of New Bedford
Presidential primary
Tuesday, march 1, 2016

Democratic Official Specimen Ballot
Republican Official Specimen Ballot
Green Rainbow Official Specimen Ballot
United Independent Party Official Specimen Ballot



The following services are available through the New Bedford Election Department:

Voter and Street Extract on CD  $30.00 per CD
Voter Activity on CD $10.00 per election
Flash Drive $30.00 per extract
Mailing Labels (per ward, street, district) 1 1/2 cents per label
Residency Certificate $3.00
Notarization $1.00 per notary

All candidates running for office are entitled to the following without charge:

One Diskette – Resident List or Voter List


City of New Bedford State Election Results