Seniors! You May Be Eligible to Vote in an Upcoming Local Election

Visit https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr/ to register online. The process is simple if you have a RMV driver’s license. You are still able to register without a license by visiting Town Hall or by using this form: http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/Voter-reg-mail-in.pdf

More details about voting are available at http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleifv/howreg.htm

Registering to Vote
You may submit an application to register or pre-register to vote in Massachusetts if:

  • You are a citizen of the United States; and
  • You are 16 years old; and
  • You are not currently incarcerated by reason of a felony conviction.

If you meet the above requirements, you may apply online, by mail, or in-person. 

Registering online: 
In order to register to vote online, you must have a signature on file with the Registry of Motor Vehicles. If you currently have a Massachusetts driver’s license or state ID card, you may use the online voter registration application to register, update your address, or change your party affiliation. Voter registration forms submitted online must be submitted by midnight on the date of the voter registration deadline.

Registering by mail:
If you do not qualify to register to vote online, or if you would prefer to register by mail, you may download the voter registration form by using the link provided in the box to the right. The form must be completed, signed, and delivered to your local election official. Voter registration forms submitted by mail must be postmarked no later than the voter registration deadline.

Registering in-person:
If you would like to register in-person, you may do so at any local election office, as well as the Elections Division of the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office. Voter registration is also available as part of every transaction at the Registry of Motor Vehicles and at certain public assistance agencies. Voter registration forms completed in-person are valid as of the day that they are signed.

 

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