Voting and Elections

Voting and Elections

Vote411.org

Click here to access vote411.org before the election. When you enter your address you will find everything you need to vote in Boston with a personalized voter's guide. With your guide you will:

  1. see everything that will be on your ballot,
  2. compare candidates' positions side-by-side,
  3. print out a personalized ballot with your choices to take with you on Election Day.

2020 Election Dates:

August 22: Early voting begins for the September 1 primary election and this is the final deadline to register to vote in the primary.

August 26: Final day to request an application to vote by mail in the September 1 primary.

August 28: Final day of early voting for the September 1 primary.

September 1: Primary election day! Election officials must receive mail-ballots by the time polls close to be counted.

September 14: Vote by mail applications are mailed to all registered voters for the general election.

October 17: Early voting begins for November 3 general election.

October 24: Voter registration deadline for the November 3 election.

October 28: Final day to request a ballot to vote by mail in the November 3 election.

October 30: Final day of early voting for November 3rd election.

November 3: Election day! By-mail ballots must be postmarked today.

Important Links:

Visit the Boston Election Department and the Massachusetts Secretary of State for more information about voting in Massachusetts.

You can register to vote online here.