New Bedford announces early voting schedule for 2020 state primary election

New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Election Commission has announced that Early Voting for the 2020 state primary election will be held at the New Bedford Main Library, 613 Pleasant Street, from Saturday August, 22 through Friday, August 28.

Any voter who wishes to cast their ballot in person prior to Election Day, September 1, may do so at the Main Library during the following hours:

  • Saturday, August 22:             9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 23:                9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Monday, August 24:               8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 25:              8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 26:         8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 27:             8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, August 28:                  8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Voters may cast their votes for: Senator in Congress; Representative in Congress; Senator in General Court; Representatives in General Court for the Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and Thirteenth Bristol Districts; County Treasurer; County Commissioner; Governor’s Councillor; and Register of Probate.

As usual, on Election Day, Tuesday, September 1, polls will be open in the City of New Bedford from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Additional safety requirements including the use of masks/face coverings and the observance of social distancing will be in place due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Any New Bedford resident who is uncertain about their voting status, designated polling location, or who has changed their address since the last election, or any other question should contact the Election Commission office at 508-979-1420.