Voting in
Massachusetts

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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Massachusetts, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Massachusetts election website or call (617) 727-2828 to learn more about your states voting details.

Have more questions about voting?

Read our voting FAQ

Important Dates - Presidential Primary

03/03/2020
Primary Election Date
02/12/2020
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
Open
Primary Type

Voting Information for Massachusetts

Presidential Primaries

If you are registered with the Republican or Democratic party, you are only allowed to vote in their primaries. If you are unaffiliated with a political party, you may select either party’s ballot at the polls and remain unaffiliated. See Massachusetts Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Don’t miss your next election!

Don’t miss your next election! The primary will be on March 3, 2020. Be sure to register by February 12, 2020 to participate.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Feb. 24th to Feb 28th

Check here for times and locations.

To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than March 2nd at noon. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by election day.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Eligibility for Massachusetts

Voter ID Requirements

*The state encourages first time voters to bring identification with proof of MA residency to the polling place, as well.

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in Massachusetts.

Pre-registration

You may pre-register for All Elections