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Board of Election Commissioners

Elizabeth A. Camara,  Chairperson, Fall River Board of Election Commissioners
One Government Center, Room 636, Fall River, MA 02722
T: 508-324-2630 | F: 508-324-2633
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The Fall River Board of Election Commissioners is responsible to comply with all local, state and federal election laws and regulations.

 

The Board is dedicated to providing the citizens of Fall River with the utmost quality of service and making easy the process of exercising your right to VOTE. In order to provide this level of service the Board schedules additional hours for voter registration and related activities throughout the year.

 

Our services include: 

  • Accountable for all absentee ballot procedures and supervises all  recount operations 
  • Appointment, training, assigning and directing of Election Day officials at the polls
  • Certification of election results 
  • Certifying candidate nomination papers, and initiative petitions 
  • Conducting all local, state, and federal elections in Fall River
  • Conducting the annual city census
  • Maintaining and making available voter lists
  • Maintaining voting machines, equipment and supplies
  • Providing various extracts from voter and census data
  • Registering voters
  • Researching past voter and census data as requested
  • Securing polling locations
  • Setting up voting precincts for elections
  • Responding to inquiries of the public and other governmental agencies regarding population statistics, voting procedures, voting districts and names of elected officials