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Am I Registered to Vote?
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You may submit an application to register to vote in Massachusetts if:
- You are a citizen of the United States; and
- You are 18 years old; and
- You are not currently incarcerated by reason of a felony conviction.
If you meet the above requirements, you may apply online, by mail, or in-person.
The deadline to register to vote in any election or regular town meeting is twenty (20) days prior to the date of the election or meeting. The deadline to register to vote in a special town meeting is ten (10) days prior to the special town meeting.
Pre-Registering to Vote
Though you must be 18 years old in order to vote, you may pre-register to vote once you are 16 years old. If you are 16 or 17 years old, you may submit a voter registration form to your local election official, who will then place your name on the list of pre-registrants. You will receive a pre-registration notice by mail, confirming receipt of your application. Pre-registration may be done online, by mail, or in person at any voter registration location.
Once you become old enough to vote, your local election will mail you an acknowledgement notice, which is confirmation that your name has been moved from the list of pre-registrants to the list of registered voters. Your acknowledgement notice will include your party affiliation and the location of your polling place.
It is important to keep your local election official informed of any changes to your information. You must submit a new voter registration form if you wish to change your name, address, mailing address, or political affiliation.
Registering to Vote
In order to register to vote online, you must have a signature on file with the Registry of Motor Vehicles. If you currently have a Massachusetts driver's license or state ID card, you may use the online voter registration application to register, update your address, or change your party affiliation. Voter registration forms submitted online must be submitted by midnight on the date of the voter registration deadline.
Registering by Mail:
If you do not qualify to register to vote online, or if you would prefer to register by mail, you may download the voter registration form. Completed, signed forms can be mailed to the Town Clerk at 459 Main Street, Medfield, MA 02052 or dropped off in the drop box located behind Town Hall. Voter registration forms submitted by mail must be postmarked no later than the voter registration deadline.
You may visit the Town Clerk's office, located on the 1st floor of the Medfield Town Hall, and complete a voter registration form in person.
When you register to vote, you may choose to enroll in a political party or political designation or may choose to remain “unenrolled,” which is commonly referred to as independent. If you do not enroll in a party, you may still vote in state and presidential primaries by choosing a party ballot and will remain unenrolled. If you do enroll in a party, you may vote only in that party's primary. Enrollment in a political party does not affect your right to vote in the general election. In the general election, all voters received the same ballot and vote for the candidate of their choice, regardless of party enrollment.
Once you make an enrollment choice you may change your enrollment status by notifying your election official in writing at least 20 days before an election.