For the most up-to-date information on the Coronavirus please click here.

Town offices will be open by appointment only until further notice.  To make an appointment, please call 978-777-0001.

The “OFFICIAL”  results for the May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election have been calculated and can be found below.






Yes, the Secretary of State’s Office has enabled ballot tracking for 2021 vote by mail ballots (Vote by Mail as well as Absentee).  Please click on the link here .

Please note that you will NOT be able to see prior vote by mail ballot information from prior years.


Yes, due to COVID, Governor Baker has extended temporary changes to municipal elections through June, 2021.

For the May 4, 2021 Annual Town Election to be held at Danvers High School on the 4th of May, The Select Board has voted to approve ONE DAY of IN PERSON Early Voting to be held:

When: Saturday, April 24, 2021 to be held from 9:00AM-1:00PM

Where: Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street

What do you need to know:  You can early vote IN PERSON on this day, you MUST wear a must, follow social distancing and one way traffic flow in and out of Town Hall.

You could also request a vote by mail application , see additional information on Voting by Mail here:

Please contact the Clerk’s Office via email at [email protected] or by phone 978 777 0001 x 3051 or X3049 with any questions.


The last day to register to vote is Wednesday April 14, 2021 for the Annual Town Election.  Voter registration cards can be found in a bin to the left side of Town Hall.  Registration cards can be deposited in the drop box at the bottom of the front steps to Town Hall.  The drop box will be checked at 8pm on April 14th, only registrations prior to that day/time will be processed for the Annual Town Election on May 4, 2021.

You may also register to vote on line at


Sample ballots for all Precincts (1-8) for the May 4th, 2021 Annual Town Election can be found here.


Yes, due to COVID, Governor Baker has extended vote by mail for municipal elections through June, 2021.  You may complete the attached form to request a ballot be mailed to you (see below).  After you complete application (a signature is required for a ballot to be mailed) you may scan it via email back to [email protected] , drop it at Town Hall in the drop box at the bottom of the front steps or mail it back to Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923.


*The last day to request a vote by mail ballot is 5pm Wednesday, April 28th


Ballots would be mailed as soon as they are available in April.

Please allow enough time so that your ballot reaches us no later than the close of the Polls on May 4, 2021.

Please contact the Town Clerks Office at 978 777 0001 x3051 or 3049 with any questions.

2021 Vote by Mail Application June 30

Please see the attached document below for details regarding the Annual Town Election scheduled for May 4, 2021

The Annual Town Election will be held at the Danvers High School Field House between the hours of 7:00AM-8:00PM.


Due to COVID-19, the hours Town Hall is accessible may change. 

Please contact Cathy Ellsworth at [email protected]  or 978-777-0001 x 3046 if you have any questions or would like to make an appointment to obtain nomination papers, etc.

The Final Official Results will be posted here as soon as they are available.






Danvers is divided into eight Precincts consisting of 18 Town Meeting Members for a 3-year term.  Each year, 6 Members are up for re-election in May at the Annual Town Election.   

There are a total of 149 Town Meeting Members including the 5 Select Board Members

Those who are interested in running for a Town Meeting seat may obtain nomination papers at the Town Clerks’ Office and sign the nomination book on or after February 1st prior to the May Annual Town Election.

Your nomination sheet must contain a minimum of 10 registered voters who live within your precinct in order to have your name placed on the ballot.

At times, due to various reasons (resignation, move out of town, etc.), an unexpired seat may come up between election cycles.

Current Town Meeting Members or the Moderator may request a “caucus” be held prior to a Town or Special Town Meeting if there are vacant seats.  

In the event of a caucus, notification of caucus details will be made by the Town Clerk to the current members of Precincts that have vacancies.

A location and time will be arranged by the Town Clerk just prior to the Town or Special Town Meeting to allow the current Precinct Town Meeting Members that have the vacancy to caucus.

Any interested registered voter that lives in the Precinct with the vacancy can appear at the caucus, give a short presentation about themselves and why they feel they would be the best candidate to fill the vacancy until the next Annual Town Election.

After all candidates have had the opportunity to present to the Precinct Members, the current Precinct Members will vote by secret ballot to select the new member.  The newly elected member would complete the nomination acceptance document and could participate in any Town or Special Town Meeting held until the next election where they will (if they choose) run to maintain their seat.

Please contact Town Clerk Catherine Ellsworth with any questions you may have at

[email protected] or 978-777-0001 x 3046.


Your Absentee ballot must be returned to the Town Clerks office located at Town Hall 1 Sylvan Street.  You may drop your properly executed ballot in the drop box located at the bottom of the front stairs  to Town Hall.  If you choose to mail your ballot back, you must allow sufficient time for it to get to us prior to the close of the polls on election day.

Any mailed return ballot must be received by US Mail on May 4, 2021

*Please note that you


you will be directed to return it to Town Hall*

You may click this link to to track your ballot status.



• Absentee Voting will be available for registered voters who qualify as follows:
o Only those who will be absent from their city or town on Election Day, or
o Have a disability that prevents them from going to the polls, or
o Have a religious belief preventing the same, are legally allowed to vote by absentee ballot.

A handwritten or scanned signature is required on an executed application to obtain an absentee voting ballot.  Your absentee application  must be received no later than noon the day before the election.   You may return your signed, executed, scanned application by email to [email protected] , place it in the drop box at the bottom of the front steps to Town Hall or by US Mail.


The last day to request an absentee ballot for the 2021 Annual Town Election is 5pm Wednesday, April 28th.

When you receive your ballot please fill it out, you must sign the small ballot envelope, place your ballot in the return envelope, seal it with tape and place all in the white envelope and return by mail or drop it off in the drop box at Town Hall (be sure to allow enough time for it to get to us before the polls close on Election Day).

As always, you may NOT return absentee ballots directly to the polls on Election Day, they must be returned to the Town Clerk’s Office on Sylvan Street.




Please see Town Meeting List here as of May 4, 2021




Official Results from the November 6, 2018 election are posted here.



The Unofficial results from the November 6, 2018 election are posted here.






OFFICIAL Results:  2018 Annual Town Election, May 1,2018 results are attached below:



Please see the attached file for the breakdown of each political party by Precinct.

VotersByParty_as_of 8-15-18



By contacting the Clerk’s Office or by typing your address on the My Services Tab.

You can click on this link to the Massachusetts Election Division, if you do not find the information you are looking for you may contact the Town of Danvers Clerk’s Office.

All precincts vote at the Danvers High School, 60 Cabot Road, Danvers.

For information on early voting or other voting related questions please contact the Clerk’s Office.

You can register to vote online or at the Clerk’s Office in Town Hall.

You may contact the Town of Danvers Clerk’s Office with any voting related questions.


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