New Bedford Election Commission reminds voters of polling places

Polling location change:

Ward 1, Precinct D will now vote at

Vibra Hospital at 4499 Acushnet Avenue



New Bedford, Massachusetts– The New Bedford Board of Election Commissioners reminds the  public that voters residing in Ward 1, Precinct D, will now vote at Vibra Hospital at 4499 Acushnet Avenue. This is directly across the street from the precinct’s former polling location, Bedford Gardens.


Ward 1, Precinct D is located in the far North End of the city and includes the Sassaquin neighborhood, several streets in the area of the Casimir Pulaski Elementary School, and residents on parts of the far north end of Acushnet Avenue and its side streets. Its former polling location was Bedford Gardens on Acushnet Avenue.


A map of Ward 1 that indicates the location of Ward 1, Precinct D is attached and is available at


The City Preliminary Election will be held Tuesday, October 1, 2019.


Voters may cast their votes for Mayor, Councillor at-Large, and Ward Councillor in Ward 1 and Ward 4. As usual, polling locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


The Election Commission reminds all voters of their polling places. A complete list of polling places in New Bedford is available at


Residents may also contact the Election Office at 508-979-1420 with any questions about their voting status or polling place. The Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office also provides voters’ polling locations based on address by visiting