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Massachusetts

In Massachusetts elections are overseen by the Massachusetts Secretary of State Election Division.

CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS:

https://www.sec.state.ma.us/VoterRegistrationSearch/MyVoterRegStatus.aspx

FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE:

http://www.sec.state.ma.us/wheredoivotema/

REGISTERING TO VOTE IN MASSACHUSETTS :

PRIMARY RULES:

  • Semi-Closed Primaries, meaning voters who are registered with a party must vote in that party’s primary, but unaffiliated voters can request any ballot.

WAYS TO VOTE:

  • In Person on Election Day

  • Early (Available only during even year, ie federal, elections. More information available here.

  • By Mail (Also available only for even year elections. Fill out an Early Ballot Application to request one.)

  • Absentee (Ballot applications must be received by local election offices by noon on the day before the election. Excuse required. Applications can be emailed with scanned signature. More information on absentee voting available here.)

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

  • ID is not required to vote.

  • Polling Hours: 7:00am – 8:00pm

  • MA Voter Hotline: (800) 462-VOTE (8683)