Making Democracy Work

Because democracy is not a spectator sport

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 1 - Needham Harvest Fair. Please visit the LWV-Needham table for voter information (candidates and ballot questions) for the November 8 Election.

Wednesday, October 5 - Special Town Meeting. For more information, visit the Town Clerk's website.

LWVN Opening Meeting: Nathaniel Stinnett

Date: Thursday, October 6
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Needham Public Library Community Room

6:30 p.m. - Refreshments
7:15 p.m. - Welcome and Announcements
7:30 p.m. - Nathaniel Stinnett to speak on the Environmental Voter Project, followed by Q&A.

The presentation will focus on:

  • The latest research on environmental voters
  • Big data in modern political campaigns
  • How to increase voter demand for progressive environmental policy

See the flyer for more details.

Need an Absentee Ballot?

Absentee Ballot Application

Absentee Ballot Application by a Family Member

Visit the Town Clerk's web page, visit Needham Town Hall or call the Town Clerk's office at 781-455-7500 ext 216, 217, 218, 219, or 252, if you have any questions.

Early Voting for November 8 Election

Tuesday, November 8: State and Presidential Election.

Early Voting is available from Monday, October 24, through Friday, November 4 and will take place at Needham Town Hall, Town Clerk's Office.

Hours of Early Voting:
Monday, October 24 - Friday, October 28: from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday Evening, October 25: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, October 29: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, October 31 - Friday, November 4: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Additional information can be found at the Town Clerk's webpage.

You may vote early in person at any early voting location in your city or town, or you may choose to vote early by mail. If you would like to vote by mail, download the early voting application (en Espaņol), complete the application, and mail it to your local election official.


Ballots will be mailed out at the beginning of the early voting period, on October 24th. If you qualify to vote absentee, you may submit an absentee ballot application instead. Absentee ballots will be available by early October.