The Town Clerk's office administers elections and elections-related processes and functions. There are four Registrars of Voters who are appointed by the Selectmen, each serving a three-year term. Registrars of Voters represent each of the two leading political parties, with not more than two members of the same party.
The Town Clerk supervises all presidential primaries, state primaries, state and presidential elections, and the Town's general elections. Related activities of this function include: voter registration; candidate nomination papers; initiatives and referenda; certification of signatures on nomination papers and petitions; printing ballots for Town elections; maintenance of elections equipment; recruitment of poll workers; tallying elections results; and maintaining election records.