1. Absentee Voting

    Absentee voting is different from early voting in important ways. Absentee voting is available to qualified absentee voters for any election, not just biennial state elections.

  2. Casting Your Votes

    Once you receive a ballot, you cast your votes in the privacy of the voting booth.

  3. Campaign Finance Reports

    Browse current and previous reports.

  4. Early Voting

    Early voting goes into effect in 2016 for all biennial state elections.

  5. Election Results

    Review current and previous election results.

  6. Military & Overseas Citizens Voters

    The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) protects the voting rights for Uniformed Services members and members of the US merchant marine, their families and all US citizens residing outside of the United States. In Massachusetts these voters are called Specially Qualified Voters.

  7. Permanently Disabled Voters

    A voter who is permanently disabled need not submit a request for an absentee ballot at every election.

  8. Process

    Learn when the polls open and more about the voting process.

  9. Precinct Search

    Use the online tool to search for your voting precinct.

  10. Return of Ballots

    If the voter submits the application in person, he may obtain the ballot (call first to see if it is available) and vote over-the-counter.

  11. Specially Qualified Voters

    In addition to registered voters, certain specially qualified voters may vote by absentee ballot. A specially qualified voter is a person who is a Massachusetts citizen, living outside of the United States, who is at least eighteen years old and whose last residence in the United States was Massachusetts.

  12. Voter Registration Status

    Visit the Secretary of State's website for information about voter registration status.

  13. Voter's List

    In the event that the Town Clerk cannot find the name of a voter requesting an absentee ballot, the voter must be sent a Provisional Ballot with a letter explaining the reason for the Provisional Ballot.

  14. Voting Information

    You may register to vote online via the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s online registration portal. Please be aware the voter registration deadlines still apply.