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.

Forum on the Ballot Questions

Ballot Question Forum focusing on Question 2
Date: Monday, October 24
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Broadmeadow School

7:00 p.m. - Program followed by Q&A.

Come learn about the ballot questions that will be on the November 8 ballot in Needham, focusing on Expanding Charter Schools, Question 2.

Speakers pro/con on Question 2 (expanding charter schools) and materials available for all ballot questions (four statewide and one local). Open to the public.

See the flyer for more details.

A summary of the ballot questions that will be on the November 8 ballot in Needham can be found at this link.

This forum (as was the October 21 Friday Forum) will be taped and rebroadcast on the Needham Channel. Check the schedule at

Yes No signs

LWV-Needham Online Voters Guide

See the Online Voters Guide which includes the link to

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.

Rides to the Polls

LWV-Needham will provide rides to the polls for anyone requesting this service. We will attempt to accommodate Early Voting times (see above) or Election Day.

To request a ride to the polls, email or call LWV-Needham at 781-343-1031 and leave a message, providing your full name and phone number. Someone will contact you to arrange a pick-up time. Please contact us at least 24 hours in advance.