Election 2020: How to register to vote in Mass.

Election 2020: How to register to vote in Mass.

A voter wears a "I voted" sticker after voting in the Indiana Primary at the Hamilton Co. Auto Auction, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Noblesville, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

BOSTON — The countdown to the March 3 presidential primaries is on. You have until Feb. 12 to register to vote. Early voting will take place from Feb. 24-28.

Who can vote?

To register in Massachusetts, you must:

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  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a resident of Massachusetts
  • Be 18 years old on or before the next election
  • not have been convicted of corrupt practices in respect to elections
  • not be under guardianship with respect to voting

Here in Mass., there are several ways you can register to vote.

Online voter registration:

— Online registrations must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on February 12th in order to be eligible for the Presidential Primaries.

— Mail-in forms must be postmarked no later than February 12th.

— All local election offices will be open until 8 p.m. on February 12th for residents to register to vote in person.

— Questions? Contact the state’s Elections Division at 1-800-462-VOTE (8683) or 617-727-2828.

By-mail voter registration:

To register to vote via mail, you will need to print and fill out this form. Send the completed form to your local election official. The form must be postmarked by October 17.

In-person voter registration:

To register to vote in person, contact your local election office for information on when and where to register.

Think you’re already registered to vote? Check your voter registration status.

Early voting:

Early voting for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primaries will be available to all Massachusetts voters February 24-28. No excuse is required.

Early voting will be available in at least one location in your city or town, during your local election official’s regular business hours. To vote early by mail, submit an early ballot application to your local election official.