Town Clerk

Absentee ballots are available to voters who will be absent from Town on the day of the Annual Town Election – Monday, May 13th.  All requests for absentee ballots to be mailed must be in writing and received in the Town Clerk’s Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 6th.

The last day to vote absentee in person is 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 10th.  

On May 13th, the polls will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.

You can track your municipal ballot at


The Town of Holden will be holding advanced opening for all early and mail in ballots for the Annual Town Election. We will open all early and mail in ballots received in the Clerk's office on Monday, May 6th. If needed, we will open any remaining ballots on Tuesday, May 7th. All other early and mail in ballots received after May 7th will be opened at the polls on Election day.

Please contact our office at 508-210-5530 if you have any questions


Specimen Ballot Annual Town Election


Precinct 1 - Senior Center - 1130 Main Street

Precinct 2 - Senior Center - 1130 Main Street

Precinct 3 – Davis Hill School – 80 Jamieson Rd -use Highland St Entrance

Precinct 4 - Mountview School, 270 Shrewsbury Street

Precinct 5 - Mountview School, 270 Shrewsbury Street

Precinct 6 - Davis Hill School – 80 Jamieson Rd -use Highland St Entrance

For further information call the Town Clerk’s Office at 508-210-5530.

New residents may register to vote during the regular Town Hall hours:  Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 noon. 

New residents may also register to vote by mail.  Forms are available at or, call the Town Clerk’s office and request a form to be mailed out.  Please complete the form in full and return to the Town Clerk’s Office.   The completed voter registration form can either be placed in the red and white drop box, mailed or hand delivered to the Town Clerk’s Office.

A new voter registering by mail or through the Registry of Motor Vehicles will receive a written acknowledgment from the Town Clerk’s Office within 10 days of receipt of the form in the Town Clerk’s Office.

For more information call the Town Clerk’s Office at 508-210-5530

The Secretary of State has updated their website.  Please click here to view the new pages.

Elections Division:

Vote by Mail:

Absentee Voting:

How to Register to Vote:

Political Parties & Designations:

Running for Town Democrat or Republican Committee:

Voters with Disabilities:


Dog Fees

As a convenience to residents owning dogs, an application has been included for mail-in registration. Online Dog Licensing is also available using the link to the left. Drop ins are also welcome. All dog owners 70 and older are exempt from dog licensing fees ~ must still license. Contact the Clerks Office with any questions.


Appointments for Marriage Intentions, Notary Swear Ins and Notary Services are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 30 minute increments. Please contact the Clerks Office to schedule.

The Town Clerk's Office is responsible for a wide range of duties relating to:
  • Annual Census
  • Voter Registration
  • Town and State Elections
  • Licensing (including those of the Selectmen)
  • Vital Records (births, deaths, and marriages)
  • Meeting Notices
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Town Boards and Commission decisions are filed in the Clerks Office. 
Please click here for a more detailed description of the Town Clerk's services.
Town Clerk Staff

Staff Contacts


Town Clerk

(508) 210-5532

Assistant Town Clerk

(508) 210-5531

Senior Clerk

(508) 210-5533