Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
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Massachusetts will hold its state primary election on Sep. 1st. Due to a recent change in state law, all registered voters are eligible to vote by mail. Voters will recieve an absentee ballot request in the mail. If you would prefer to vote by mail, you must submit by Aug. 31st. We reccomend applying as soon as possible if you are applying by mail.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
Early Voting Dates: No early voting for state primaries.
To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than Aug. 31st at noon. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by election day.
In July, Massachusetts changed its state law to open voting by mail to all registered voters. For the September and November elections, all registered voters will recieve an application to request a ballot in the mail.
The absentee ballot by-mail application period opens Jan. 1st. You may request to receive ballots for multiple elections during the calendar year.