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Things You Need To Know: 

1. Registration Deadline:

  • The deadline to register online to vote is Saturday, October 24, 2020.

  • The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Saturday, October 24, 2020.

  • The deadline to register in-person to vote is Saturday, October 24, 2020.

  • The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

  • The early voting period runs from Saturday, October 17, 2020, to Friday, October 30, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.

2. Polling Times:

7 a.m. to 8 p.m

3. Is Early Voting Available:

yes, 11 days before and ends 2 days before Election Day.

4. Can I Vote by Mail:

Yes, You can register here.

*All voters can vote by mail without an excuse*

5. ID Needed for Voting:

Yes, if you're voting for the first time in MA (one required)

  • Driver's license

  • State issued ID card

  • Recent utility bill

  • Rent receipt

  • Lease

  • Copy of voter registration affidavit

  • Any other printed ID that contains your name and address

Federal law requires that you provide your driver’s license number to register to vote. If you do not have a current and valid Massachusetts driver’s license, you must provide the last four digits of your social security number. If you have neither, you must write “none” in the box. If the information cannot be verified or you do not provide this information, you must provide identification either with this application or at your polling location when you go to vote. Sufficient identification includes a copy of a current and valid photo identification, current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document showing your name and address.  No notary or witness requirement for return of mail ballot & No ID requirement to vote by mail

6. Voting Without Address

Massachusetts voter registration form requests a mailing address but does allow voters to identify their residence on a map. "Use the map at right if you cannot otherwise identify your address. Using landmarks, draw the location of the place where you live if you cannot describe that location as a number and street or as a rural route and box number"

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Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020

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Washington, DC  20005

Email: ourhomes@nlihc.org

Phone: 202.662.1530

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