Three candidates are running for the position of Ward Councilor in Wards 2 and 6. A preliminary election will be held on Tuesday, September 12 to narrow the selection of candidates to two for the general election in November. Please note that only Ward 2 residents can vote in the Ward 2 Ward Councilor election, and only Ward 6 residents can vote in the Ward 6 Ward Councilor election.
Who are the candidates and how can Newton voters learn more?
|The three candidates for Ward 2 include:
|The three candidates for Ward 6 include:
View the Candidate Forums and Review our 2023 Preliminary Voters’ Guide
LWVN held candidate forums on August 22 and August 23 at the offices of NewTV and recorded by NewTV. You can view those forums here:
Read candidate responses to our questions in the Voters’ Guide for the 2023 Newton Preliminary Elections
Read below for more information about how to plan your vote.
Plan Your Vote
Early Voting at City Hall:
Tuesday September 5th, 2023: 8:30a-5:00p
Wednesday September 6th, 2023: 9:00a-8:00p
Preliminary Day Voting: September 12, 2023
Vote at your polling location on September 14 from 7am to 8pm. Find your Election Day polling location here.
Ward 2 Voters: Please Note Voting Location Change
Voters in Ward 2 Precinct 1 will have a new voting location for 2023 and possibly beyond. The former voting location was the Field House on Albemarle Road next to the Gath Pool. The new voting location will be the Scandinavian Living Center located at the intersection of Crafts & Waltham Streets in West Newton. The address is 206 Waltham Street. For all voters, please be sure to verify your voting location before heading out to the polls.
- Check to see if you’re registered here
- Learn more about registering here
- Use the Massachusetts Online Voter Registration System to register online or to update a current registration.
- For Election Day voting, find your polling location here.
- City of Newton Elections webpage
NOTE: Certain voters must submit a copy of their identification with their voter registration or present it at their polling place on Election Day. For more information on identification requirements, please see Identification Requirements.