Voter Registration - You may register to vote during regular business hours at the Town Clerk's Office. You must be an American citizen, a town resident, and be at least 18 years old.
Documents - You will need a passport, birth certificate or citizenship papers to prove citizenship and a utility bill or some other document showing Jackson residency.
In addition, the Supervisors of the Checklist hold sessions prior to an election for residents who want to register or change party affiliation. Hours for such sessions are posted in advance in the Town Offices.
Voter registration can not be accepted within ten (10) days prior to an election. However, residents may register at the polls on Election Day and still would be eligible to vote in that day's election.
Absentee Ballots-State/Federal Elections - Absentee ballots are available for each election for voters who are disabled or will be absent from town on Election Day. These ballots are available at the Town Clerk's Office. The voter must be registered and submit an absentee ballot application form available here:
- Absentee Ballot Application - STATE/FEDERAL Elections
- Federal Post Card Application (Only available for members of the Armed Services and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voters)
If hand delivered, ballot must be received by 5:00 pm the day before the election. If mailed, it must be received by 5:00 pm election day. No absentee ballots may be accepted by hand on Election Day.