Town Clerk

Official Annual Town Election Results 05-02-2017 (pdf)
Election Recount Certification for Precinct 13, 05-20-2017 (pdf)

About the Office

The Office of the Town Clerk is managed by the Town Clerk. The Town Clerk is elected to a 3-year term by the voters of the Town of Brookline and holds the rank of Department Head. The Town Clerk's responsibilities, which are mandated by federal and state statutes and town by-laws, include:
  • Administration of fair and accurate elections
  • Maintenance of public records
  • Preservation of the actions and directives of the town's legislative branch, the town meeting
  • Registration of voters
  • Notary Public
  • Justice of the Peace

The Town Clerk is the Records Access Officer (RAO) for all public records requests concerning the Town of Brookline. All public records requests may be made to the Town Clerk in writing at the Office of the Town Clerk, Town Hall, Room 104, 333 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445, or by email at

Requesting Notary or Justice of the Peace Services

It is strongly suggested that all requests for notarizations, civil marriage ceremonies, and oaths of office be arranged in advance by calling the Town Clerk at 617-730-2010.

Due to the storm on March 12-13, 2018, the March 13th deadline for incumbent Town Meeting Members to file their intention to seek re-election has been extended to Wednesday, March 14th at 5:00pm. Please contact the Office of the Town Clerk for further information at 617-730-2010. The Clerk's Office will be open until 5:00pm on Wednesday, March 14th.