Who May Register
Any person who is a Massachusetts resident, a United States citizen, and will be eighteen years old as of the next scheduled election, is eligible to vote.
How to Register
You must register to vote at least 10 days before any Town or State Election or Primary in order to be eligible to vote at the polls. You may register through one of the following ways:
- Online through the state's website at https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr/
- Print off a voter registration card and mail it to the Town Clerk, 116 Main St, South Hadley, MA 01075
- Visit the Town Clerk's Office in person during office hours and fill a voter registration form out
How Do I Vote?
In Person: All elections in South Hadley take place at South Hadley High School (153 Newton St). For current information, please see: https://www.southhadley.org/620/Elections.
Vote by Mail: To vote by mail, you must submit an application each year. It is only good for one calendar year. To apply for a mail-in ballot, you may do so online, in person in the Town Clerk's Office, or by submitting the mail in application form.
Absentee: Excuse-required absentee voting by mail is available in all elections, to those who qualify. In person absentee voting is available until 12 p.m. on the day before the election. Click here to learn more about absentee voting.
What Are My Congressional and State Voting Districts?
South Hadley is located in Hampshire County and is part of the following voting districts:
- South Hadley is in Massachusetts’ First Congressional District, which includes Berkshire County, Hampden County, and parts of Hampshire County, Franklin County, and Worcester County.
- South Hadley is in the Second Hampshire State Representative District, which includes Easthampton, Granby (Precinct 2), Hadley, and South Hadley.
- South Hadley is in the First Hampden, Hampshire and Worcester State Senate District *, which includes Belchertown, Chicopee (some precincts in Wards 2, 6, 8 and 9), East Longmeadow, Granby, Hampden, Longmeadow, Ludlow, Palmer, South Hadley, Springfield (some precincts in Wards 6 and 7), Warren, and Wilbraham.
- South Hadley is in the Northwestern District for District Attorney and the Eighth District for Governor’s Council.
*State redistricting enacted in November 2021 following the 2020 census resulted in changes to some Congressional, Senate, Council, and House districts in Massachusetts beginning with the 2022 state election cycle. As a result, in 2022 South Hadley leaves the Hampshire, Franklin, and Worcester State Senate District to become part of the First Hampden, Hampshire and Worcester District. South Hadley remains in the First Congressional District and the Second Hampshire State Representative District.
For more information about all districts: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eledist/distidx.htm