How to Vote in Massachusetts

Find out everything you need to know about how to vote in Massachusetts.

Upcoming Elections and Deadlines in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Presidential Primary Election

Massachusetts Presidential Primary Election

Mar 05, 2024

Early voting: Start date varies by county - Thu February 29, 2024

Voter Registration Deadline

Online: Sat Feb 24, 2024
Mail: Received by Sat Feb 24, 2024
In person: Sat Feb 24, 2024

Same-Day Voter Registration

Election Day: Not Available
Early Voting Period: Not available

Mail Ballot Deadlines

Deadline to Request a Mail Ballot:
Online: Not available
Mail: Received by Thursday, February 29, 2024
In Person: Thu February 29, 2024
Deadline to Return Completed Mail Ballot:
By mail: Received by Mon March 4, 2024
In person: Received by Mon March 4, 2024

Massachusetts Primary Election

Massachusetts Primary Election

Sep 03, 2024

Early voting: Start date varies by county - Fri August 30, 2024

Mail Ballot Deadlines

Deadline to Request a Mail Ballot:
Online: Not available

Register to Vote

Who can register to vote in Massachusetts
Pre-registration
Can I register to vote on Election Day?
Voter registration deadlines
Registering to vote as a student
Registering for people with disabilities

Vote Early In-Person

When can I vote early?
Who can vote early?
What do I need to bring to vote early?
Can I register to vote during Early Voting?
Voting early as a student
Voting early for people with disabilities

Request a Mail-In/Absentee Ballot

Can everyone vote by mail/absentee?
How do I request a ballot?
What is the deadline to request a ballot?
Requesting an absentee ballot in emergencies or for people with disabilities
How to track your ballot
Track your ballot online with your state.

Return your Completed Ballot

Does my state allow absentee/mail ballot drop-off?
What is the deadline to drop off a voted ballot?
Where can I drop off my voted ballot?
How to track your ballot
Track your ballot online with your state.
Who can drop off my completed ballot?
Certain designated individuals are allowed to drop off a ballot for someone else in Massachusetts. For more information on who can return an absentee ballot,
contact your local election official.

Vote In-Person on Election Day

Can I register to vote on Election Day?
What do I need to bring to vote on Election Day?
Voting as a Student
Voting for People with Disabilities

Additional Massachusetts Resources

Your State Election Official
Overseas & Military Voting
Additional Information