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Mail-in Voting has begun!

August 8, 2020

If you plan to vote by mail, and you've returned your application to the Topsfield Town Clerk, look for your ballot to arrive soon! Contact the Topsfield Town Clerk for more information about mail-in voting and in-person early voting August 22-28.

The last date to vote in the Democratic Primary is September 1. You have choices to make. Are you ready?

For US Senate:

For US House of Representatives (6th District):

Congressional Debate Series Continues - Topsfield DTC to co-sponsor August 5th Debate

July 26, 2020

A coalition of 15 organizations representing communities in Northern Essex County is pleased to announce that Seth Moulton, Jamie Belsito, and Angus McQuilken, will be challenged on local and nationwide issues in a debate premiering on August 5th at 7:00 PM.

This debate will be available to watch on YouTube or your local cable access channel. As details are still fluid, please go to for full viewing options.

Don't miss this chance to see which candidate will best represent us in Congress during these challenging times.


Make sure your Democratic Primary vote counts!

July 24, 2020

Incumbents, Senator Ed Markey and Representative Seth Moulton, are each being challenged in the Democratic primary.

Registered Democrats and those unaffiliated with any party may request a Democratic Ballot in person at the polls on September 1, or by mail with the 2020 Vote by Mail Application. (Early in-person voting is scheduled for August 22-28.)

If you were registered to vote as of July 1, you should have received your postcard Official 2020 Vote by Mail Application, which is return-addressed to Topsfield Town Clerk, postage pre-paid. You may also:

  • hand deliver the application to the secure drop box at Town Hall
  • scan and email it to

If you intend to vote by mail, please return this application as soon as possible. Plan ahead for turn-around time for the Town Clerk to process the application and mail you a ballot. The Town Clerk must then receive your voted ballot by September 1.

6th Congressional District Debate - August 2 at 7:30PM

July 16, 2020

The Swampscott, Nahant and Marblehead Democratic Town Committees invite you to join us Sunday, August 2 at 7:30 PM. Our Tri-Town Committees are pleased to sponsor the first Congressional debate ahead of the Sept. 1 Primary. All three of our Congressional candidates, Rep. Seth Moulton, Angus McQuilken, and Jamie Zahlway Belsito, will debate the issues that are of great importance to our CD 6 voters.

The candidates and moderator, Jim Peterson, will be on site at the Nahant Town Hall and filmed by Nahant's cable TV, without an audience. The debate will be live streamed on YouTube. Jim Walsh, Chair of the Nanhant DTC is working with local cable TV to provide access to our communities, even if it is re-airing with a link that we provide.

We hope to have an interesting, informative debate, which illuminates differences in perspectives and approaches to problem solving the challenges we face. Questions can be submitted to

Mark your calendars!

The Topsfield DTC will be part of a 15-organization-sponsored debate on August 5. Two other debates are scheduled for August 13 and August 18. More details to follow.

Topsfield offers two of its own to face Incumbent Seth Moulton on the September 1 Primary Ballot

Jamie Belsito Angus McQuilken

Our own Jamie Belsito and Angus McQuilken have launched campaigns for US House of Representatives to represent the 6th District. Links to their campaigns can be found here.

The three candidates will appear on the September 1 Primary Ballot. The winner will face a Republican challenger in the General Election on November 3rd.

Incumbent Senator Ed Markey and Challenger Joe Kennedy III to appear on September 1 Primary Ballot

The MA Democratic Convention has been cancelled due to concerns about COVID-19. Both candidates will be vying for your Primary vote on September 1. The winner will face a Republican challenger in the General Election on November 3rd.

Important Dates

State / Federal

COVID-19 has made dates fluid. Check for updates here.

August 22, 2020
Last day to register to vote and to change party enrollment for the Primary.

August 22-28, 2020
Early in-person voting for the Primary.

September 1, 2020
Massachusetts Primary. You should receive a Vote-by-mail application in the mail, but you can also download one here.

October 24, 2020
Last day to register to vote for the General Election.

November 3, 2020
General Election


June 25, 2020
Topsfield Election

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