Below is a list of deadlines for voter registration from Secretary of State William Galvin's Office.
If you are not already registered to vote, these are the deadlines for upcoming federal and state elections.
As noted, Wednesday, TOMORROW, Feb. 15 is the last day to register for the Presidential Primary which will be held "Super Tuesday," March 6, when Republican hopefuls will get a sense of who Bay Stater's want to put up against President Barack Obama.Head to City Hall and register vote, otherwise...here are other ways to register, just remember...
* When registering by mail, your voter registration form must be postmarked by the deadline for you to be eligible.
To register to vote in person, you must appear and register at a registration location by 8 p.m. on the last day to register--Wednesday, Feb. 15 for the Presidential Primary.Registration sessions will be held in cities and towns on the last day to register from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m., except in towns having less than 1500 registered voters, registration sessions will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 8 p.m.
Mail-in registration forms are widely available.
The Secretary of State has a Voter Registration Form request feature to obtain a mail-in registration form or call 617-727-2828 or 1-800-462-VOTE and a form will be sent to you or you can visit the Secretary's website to download a National Voter Registration form.
Mail the completed form to your local city or town hall. You should receive a confirmation notice in 2 to 3 weeks. If you do not receive a confirmation notice, or wish to confirm your voter registration status, please contact your local City or Town Clerk to verify your voting status.
Who may register? Only a person who is:
- a US citizen, and
- a resident of Massachusetts, and
- 18 years old on or before election day (must still meet registration deadlines set forth below)
- For more information on how to register to vote, click here to visit Secretary of the Commonwealth's website....
2012 Voter Registration Deadlines
Voter Registration Deadline*
|Presidential Primary||Tuesday, March 6, 2012||Wednesday, February 15, 2012|
|State Primary||Thursday, September 6, 2012||Friday, August 17, 2012|
|State Election||Tuesday, November 6, 2012||Wednesday, October, 17, 2012|