2020 Voter Deadlines and Registration Information

Are you registered to vote?

Check your voter status here:  https://www.sec.state.ma.us/VoterRegistrationSearch/MyVoterRegStatus.aspx

Once completed, you will be able to see a sample ballot for your location

The deadline to register to vote is Saturday, October 24, at 8 p.m.

If you want to register online or change your voter information, you can do that here: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/OVR/

Vote by Mail

To vote by mail, all you need to do is:

  1. Complete a Vote by Mail application, either by using the paper form or the new Mail-in Ballot Application System;   Suggested no later than October 20.
  2. Deliver your application to your local election office by mail, hand-delivery, email, or fax, or submit your application through the Mail-in Ballot Application System;
  3. Vote when your ballot arrives;
  4. Return your ballot.

State Election ballots need to be postmarked no later than November 3 and must be back at your local election office no later than November 6.

To find your 2020 mail-in ballot, you can track it here:  https://www.sec.state.ma.us/wheredoivotema/track/trackmyballot.aspx

Did you apply to vote by mail?

You can return your ballot in person instead of mailing it by dropping it in a dedicated dropbox across the City.

You have until 8 p.m. on Election Day to drop off your ballot.

You can also drop off your ballot at any early voting location listed below during the City's early voting period.

Early Voting

In-person early voting for the November 3rd Election will be held October 17-30.

To vote early, you must be a registered Boston voter. Any registered Boston voter can vote at any early voting location. You don’t need an excuse or reason to vote early.

Check the City of Boston website for locations https://www.boston.gov/news/early-voting-locations-boston-2020-state-election

City Hall will be open for voting Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., during this period. On Tuesday and Thursday, City Hall will stay open until 8 p.m. for early voting.