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 and maintenance of voting machines, certification of election results, campaign finance reports, voter activity, certification of nomination papers, and state and local petitions. In addition, this office also plans and supervises the 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.
U.S. PASSPORT AND PHOTO SERVICES
Suspended form September 26th, 2022 until November 11th, 2022
The Board of Election Commissioners advises the public that Notary Public and Passport services have been suspended from September 26th until November 11th, 2022. The office is still open and available for Election services such as registrations, absentee/mail-in ballots, address changes, etc. City Hall is open to the public daily from 8 am- 4 pm.
- Enter an address and this database will provide you with polling location linked to that address. Please be sure to confirm that the Elections Office has your updated address information on file to ensure your visit to the polls on Election Day goes smoothly.