Voter Registration

Methods of Registering

Registering to vote in the Town of Brookline has never been easier than it is today. Below are the various methods of voter registration available to qualified citizens.
In-Person Voter Registration
You may visit the Town Clerk's office, located in Brookline Town Hall and complete a voter registration form in person.

By-Mail Voter Registration
You may obtain a mail-in voter registration form from:
  • Brookline Public Main Library as well as the branch libraries
  • United States Post Offices
  • Various other locations throughout the state
Mail-in forms may also be obtained by calling the State Elections Division at 800-462-VOTE or by calling the Office of the Town Clerk at 617-730-2010. In addition, the State Registry of Motor Vehicles, various social service agencies, and military recruitment offices provide voter registration services.

You may also complete and download a mail-in voter registration form from the Secretary of State's Webpage.

Online Voter Registration
If you have a Massachusetts drivers license you may Register to vote online at

Voter Eligibility
Any person is eligible to register to vote if they:
  • Are a Massachusetts resident
  • Are an United States citizen
  • Will be 18 years old as of the next election
You registrants must attest, under the pains and penalties of perjury, that they are legally eligible to register and that the information they provide is accurate and truthful. The penalty for fraudulent registration is a fine of $10,000 or imprisonment for up to 5 years, or both.

Voter Application Options
When you register, you may choose to:
  • Become a member of a political party
  • Choose to become an unenrolled voter, commonly referred to as "independent"
  • Select a designation for a political organization which has not achieved party status in the state
Remember, in primaries, if you have registered in a party, you may only receive a ballot for that party.  Unenrolled voters and those voters who have registered in a politcal designation, may request any ballot in a primary election.