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***Due to transmission issues, this evening\'s (1-18-22) City Council meeting is unlikely to be broadcast on Channel 15 as it normally would be. The meeting will remain available in person, on the website live stream, and on Zoom
A recording will also be available this week, as always. We apologize for the unanticipated issue, and any inconvenience caused by it.***


11.02.21 Official Results

9.21.21 Preliminary Official Results



Early Voting! In person early voting will be held at City Hall on the 1st Floor

Monday, October 25, 2021               8:30am-4:30pm

Tuesday, October 26, 2021              8:30am-4:30pm

Wednesday, October 27, 2021         8:30am-4:30pm

Thursday, October 28, 2021             8:30am-4:30pm

Friday, October 29, 2021                  8:30am-4:30pm



2021 Election Calendar (Spanish/Printable)

2021 Vote by Mail Application


 The deadline to file nomination papers has closed. 

As of July 28, 2021, this is the final list of certified candidates.  There will be a Preliminary Election for Mayor on September 21, 2021.


Michael J. Sullivan (certified)Mayor
Joshua A. Garcia (certified)Mayor
Brenna Murphy McGee (i) (certified)City Clerk
Katherine Jackowski (certified)Treasurer
Jenny Rivera (certified)City Council Ward 1
Victor M. Machado (certified)City Council Ward 1
Will Puello (certified)City Council Ward 2
David K. Bartley (i) (certified)City Council Ward 3
Anne Thalheimer (certified)City Council Ward 3
Michael Thomas Siciliano (certified)City Council Ward 4
Kocayne S. Givner (certified)City Council Ward 4
Guy O'Donnell (certified)City Council Ward 5
Linda Vacon (i) (certified)City Council Ward 5
Juan Anderson-Burgos (i) (certified)City Council Ward 6
Preston R. Macy (certified)City Council Ward 6
Todd A. McGee (i) (certified)City Council Ward 7
Peter Tallman (i) (certified)City Council At-Large
Kevin A. Jourdain (certified)City Council At-Large
Israel Rivera (certified)City Council At-Large
James M. Leahy (i) (certified)City Council At-Large
Jose Luis Maldonado Velez (certified)City Council At-Large
Mark D. Chatel (certified)City Council At-Large
Jennifer M. Keitt (certified)City Council At-Large
Howard B. Greaney Jr. (i) (certified)City Council At-Large
Tessa R. Murphy-Romboletti (certified)City Council At-Large
Paola Ferrario (certified)City Council At-large
Joseph McGiverin (i) (certified)City Council At-Large
Rosalee T. Williams (i) (certified)School Committee Ward 2
Rebecca Birks (i) (certified)School Committee Ward 3
Faizul Sibdhanny (certified)School Committee Ward 4
Irene Felciano-Sims (i) (certified)School Committee Ward 4
John G. Whelihan (i) (certified)School Committee Ward 5
William R. Collamore (i) (certified)School Committee Ward 6
Colleen M. Chesmore (certified)School Committee Ward 7
Eleanor Wilson (certified)School Committee Ward 7
Marc J. Hickey (certified)School Committee At-Large
Mildred I. Lefebvre (certified)School Committee At-Large

You can download an absentee ballot application here:



APPLICATION REQUIREMENTAV always requires an application (in-person and through the mail)EV requires an application if its is requested through the mail.  No application is required for in-person EV.
ELIGIBILITY FOR PARTICIPATINGAV requires qualified registered voters to have a specific reason in order to vote absentee (absence, disability, religious belief).All qualified registered voters are eligible to participate in EV.
METHOD AND TIMING OF VOTINGAV ballots can be mailed as soon as the AV ballots become available.  Voters can vote AV in person, by appointment.EV ballots can only be mailed out once the EV period begins (October 22nd). Early voting in person is during regular business hours of the local election official.
TABULATION OF BALLOTSAV ballots are counted at the polling place on Election Day.EV ballots are counted on Election day at the polling place OR at a Central Tabulation Facility, if a City/Town chooses to have one.
APPLICATION BY A FAMILY MEMBERFamily members of qualified absentee voters may apply for their Absentee ballot and may also deliver their Absentee ballot to the Clerk’s Office.A family member may NOT request an EV ballot for an EV voter, and may NOT deliver the ballot of behalf of the EV voter back to the Clerk’s Office.
ONCE YOU CAST THE BALLOTOnce a voter returns their Ave ballot, they may still vote on Election Dy as long as their ballot has not been processed.Once a voter returns their EV ballot and the ballot is received by the Local Election Official, they may no longer vote on Election Day or any other way.

Past election results:

State/Federal Election ResultsCity of Holyoke Election Results
11.3.2020 State Election
9.1.20 State Primary
5.19.20 Special Election
03.03.2020 Presidential Primary
11.6.2018 State Election11.5.19 Municipal Election
9.4.2018 State Primary9.24.19 Preliminary Results (Ward 3 Only)
11-8-2016 State Election-Presidential11.7.2017 Municipal Election
9.8.2016 State Primary9.26.2017 Preliminary Election
3.1.2016 Presidential Primary11.3.2015 Municipal Election
9.9.2014 State Primary9.22.2015 Preliminary Election
11.4.2014 State Election

Register to vote online! https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr/

Not sure where you vote?  Click here: http://www.wheredoivotema.com/bal/MyElectionInfo.aspx

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