Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Information

Information and resources to register to vote and apply to vote by Absentee Ballot.

To register to vote in any upcoming Massachusetts election (or to make any changes to party enrollment, address, name, etc.), your application must be postmarked 20 days before the election date. See the Election Department's main page for specific deadline information for upcoming elections.

You can download and print the National Mail Voter Registration Application or the Massachusetts Mail-In Form, complete it and mail it in by the deadline. Boston residents should mail their completed form to:

  City of Boston Election Department  
  City Hall, Room 241  
  Boston, MA 02201

Residents of other cities or states should mail their completed form as directed in the downloaded form's instructions.

Voter Registration Forms

Voter Registration Information

Absentee Ballot Voting

Absentee Voting Information and Ballot Applications

If you would like to vote by absentee ballot, please download the appropriate Absentee Ballot Application listed below, complete it, and mail it in by the submission deadline.

Boston residents should mail their completed form to:

  City of Boston Election Department  
  City Hall, Room 241  
  Boston, MA 02201

Residents of other cities or states should mail their completed form as directed in the downloaded form's instructions.

Note: A family member of a person qualified to vote by absentee ballot may apply in the same manner for you. Download and use the Absentee Ballot Application by a Family Member below. 

Absentee Ballot Applications

Absentee Voting Information Sheets

Mailing Information

  • Please address all Election correspondences to:


    Boston Election Department
    1 City Hall Square – Room 241
    Boston, MA 02201

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