Massachusetts Voter Guides & Resources

Important Voting Deadlines

Next Election (Primary) — September 6th, 2022

Early Voting — August 26th — September 2nd, 2022

Last Day to Register — August 17th, 2022

Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot — September 6th, 2022

Early In – Person Voting Information

Absentee Requirement

A voter in Massachusetts is eligible to vote absentee in an election if he or she cannot make it to the polls on Election Day because he or she will be absent from the city, is disabled, or is prevented from voting at the polling place for religious reason.

Registration Deadlines & Requirements

Massachusetts Registration Deadline

In-Person: 20 days before Election Day.

By Mail: Postmarked 20 days before Election Day.

Online: 20 days before Election Day.

Massachusetts Registration Requirements

To register in Massachusetts you must:

• be a citizen of the United States

• be a resident of Massachusetts

• be at least 16 years old (must be 18 years old to vote on Election Day)

• not have been convicted of corrupt practices in respect to elections

• not be under guardianship with respect to voting

• not be currently incarcerated for a felony conviction

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