Voting Information

OUT OF TOWN ON ELECTION DAY?

ABSENTEE VOTE!


Absentee Voting Steps Summary:

1. Request an absentee ballot. Absentee ballot request applications can be found online or at local election office (town/city hall).  (Spanish version).

2. Turn in request application via mail or in person at local election office (town/city hall).

3. If in person, vote absentee when turning in application.

4. If app is returned by mail, absentee ballot will be mailed (add enough time for delivery).

Important Note: Voters can walk into local election office, request an absentee ballot and cast their ballot at the same time. 


Eligibility:

In order to be eligible for absentee voting a voter must be unable to vote at their normal polling place due to:

-absence from the voter’s city or town on election day

-physical disability, or

-religious belief


Note: Absence can be due to travel, college, confinement to a correctional facility (not a felony conviction), hospitalization, etc. 

Absentee ballots can also be requested in writing either by the voter or their family member. 


Application:

English Absentee Ballot Application.

Spanish Absentee Ballot Application.

 


Deadline

Requests for absentee ballots must be received by your local election official no later than 12 p.m. on the day before the election.

AM I REGISTERED TO VOTE?

-Check your voter registration status here.


-Register to vote ONLINE here


-Download, print and mail voter registration form here in English or here in Spanish. 


-If you have any further questions about voter registration feel free to visit the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth website here.   

Recently moved from Puerto Rico? Here's how to vote.

If you've moved from the island of Puerto Rico to Massachusetts, you may vote in the upcoming primary election on Sept 4.  


Take the following steps: 

1.) Provide proof of residency. 

2.) Register to vote (Formulario o cial de inscripción de votante por correo

de Massachusetts)


For more information Identification Requirements, visit here

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