FRAMINGHAM – Early voting was allowed for the first time this year in Massachusetts. In Framingham, early voting ended on Friday, Nov. 4 at 5 p.m.
Those now wishing to vote in the Presidential election can cast a vote on Tuesday, Nov 8 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Framingham Town Clerk Valerie Mulvey said 10,413 registered voters in Framingham took advantage of early voting.
Framingham Assistant Town Clerk Lisa Ferguson said was 26.1 percent of the 39,854 registered voters in Framingham – or about 1 out of every 4 registered voters.
More than 2,000 absentee ballots have been returned to the Framingham Town Clerk’s office said Mulvey.
She said she did not have a count yet on the number of early votes via the U.S. mail.
During the first week of early voting, more than 10 percent of the town’s registered voters participated at the two voting sites – Nevins Hall in the Memorial Building and the Christa McAuliffe branch library in Nobscot.