Changes to Bedford Precincts & Early Voting Options for the September 6 Mass Primary

Based on the 2020 census, the Massachusetts legislature has updated voter precincts in the Commonwealth and Governor Baker has codified early voting procedures.

Bedford’s Realigned Precincts

Bedford has a new precinct—2A—that will be represented by the Fifth Congressional District, currently served by Katherine Clarke of Lexington. Approximately 500 Bedford registered voters reside in Precinct 2A.

  • Precinct 2A: Caribou Street; Curve Street, 6-34 (Even); Gray Terrace; Great Road, 340-451; Houlton Street; Madawaska Street; Masardis Street; Page Road, 2-48 (Even); Perham Street; Pine Street, 2-34 (Even) and 35-47; Shawsheen Avenue; Shawsheen Road; Short Street; Sibley Drive; Sunnyfield Road; and Woodland Road

Residential addresses have been added to both Precincts 3 and 4.

  • Precinct 3: Brooksbie Road, 3-43 (Odd); Cedar Ridge Drive; Cedar Ridge Terrace; Elmbrook Circle; Elmbrook Road; Great Road, 252-284 (Even); Jonathan Lane; Page Road, 1-145 (Odd) and 62-84 (Even); Springs Road, 153; 157; 301-317
  • Precinct 4: Alcott Street, 7 and 9; Dewey Road; Gould Road, 1-21 and 22-35 (Odd); Springs Road, 5-148 and 152-600 (Even), 319-337, and 500-614

All Bedford precincts will continue to vote in the gymnasium at John Glenn Middle School, 99 McMahon Road (click link for directions).

Vote on September 6

The Massachusetts State Primary will take place on Tuesday, September 6. Bedford’s polls will be open from 7 am until 8 pm at the John Glenn Middle School.

The ballot will include

  • Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Treasurer, and Auditor for the Commonwealth
  • Representative in Congress for the Fifth District (Pct 2A) and the Sixth District (Pct 1-4)
  • Councilor for the Third District
  • Senator in the General Court for the Third Middlesex District
  • Representative in the General Court for the Twenty-first Middlesex District
  • Attorney General for the Northern District
  • Sherriff for Middlesex County

 Sample Ballots for the September 6 Massachusetts Primary

Precinct 2A and Precincts 1-4 will have separate ballots. Visit the Town Clerk’s website to see each of the ballots.

Are you ready to VOTE?

Check your voter registration status

Last Day to Register to Vote in State Primary

  • Saturday, August 27, 2022 (Town Clerk’s Office 9:00 am – 5:00 pm)

Deadline to Receive Vote by Mail Applications for Primary

  • 5:00 pm on Monday, August 29, 2022

In-Person Early Voting for Primary – Town Hall, Reed Room

  • Saturday, August 27, from 9 AM to 5 PM
  • Monday, August 29, from 8 AM to 7 PM
  • Tuesday, August 30 from 8 AM to 4 PM
  • Wednesday, August 31 from 8 AM to 4 PM
  • Thursday, September 1 from 8 AM to 4 PM
  • Friday, September 2 from 8 AM to 1 PM

Absentee Voting in the Town Clerk’s office for the September 6 Massachusetts Primary is available by appointment until 5 PM on Friday, September 2, 2022

Editor’s Note: The Bedford Citizen thanks Town Clerk Bridget Rodrigue and her office for assistance in preparing this article.


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