Voter registration

Check your registration

Register to vote

Information for Massachusetts

Voter requirements

Be a citizen of the United States

Be a resident of Massachusetts

Be at least 16 years old (must be 18 years old to vote on Election Day)

Not have been convicted of corrupt practices in respect to elections

Not be under guardianship with respect to voting

Not be currently incarcerated for a felony conviction

Vote by mail

Find your polling place

ID requirements

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, especially for first time/inactive voters
Approved forms of ID:
A driver’s license

A state-issued ID card

A recent utility bill

A rent receipt

A lease

A copy of a voter registration affidavit

Any other printed identification which contains the voter’s name and address.


Overseas and military voting

Voting as a student

Voting as a person with disabilities

Your Federal Voting Rights

As a Voter with a Disability, you have the right to:

Vote privately and independently
Have an accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities
You may either:

1. Seek assistance from workers at the polling place who have been trained to use the accessible voting machine, or

2. Bring someone to help you vote

You may request your local election officials to tell you about any voting aids, voting assistance, and absentee ballot procedures that are available.

Ensure your right to accessible elections!

For more information, contact the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

By phone at 866-747-1471
By email at

Voting rights card PDF

Voting with past convictions