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Massachusetts! You’ve changed our lives for the better! Dunkin’ Donuts, basketball, Matt Damon (and Ben Affleck too, though we’ll let that slide) But now you can give us something even more important… your vote! This year is the most impactful election of our time and your voice is needed now more than ever. So this Election Day, go Pahk Yah Cahr outside your polling place and vote vote vote! Massachusetts will have two main elections in 2022. Its primary election will take place on September 6, and the general will be held on November 8. Here’s some info to help you out! (Source: Ballot Ready)

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Key Dates

Sep 6

Primary Election

Nov 8

General Election

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Massachusetts Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    Go to We're working with to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up.

    Register here
  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Sadly, no. So do it now! Then reward yourself with a cookie.

    Register here
  • Do I have to be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote in my primary?

    It depends. If you're unaffiliated, you can vote in the partisan primary of your choice. If you're already affiliated with a political party, you can only vote in that party's primary.

  • Can I vote by mail?

    No. But there are exceptions that will allow you to vote absentee. Learn if you can do that here.

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  • Can I vote early?

    TBD. The Legislature has not set dates yet. Watch this space!

  • Do I need an ID?

    Ok, so if you completed your registration in the past and have voted before, you're all set. If you're a first-time voter, you may need to show ID. Acceptable forms of ID include a drivers license, state-issued ID card, recent utility bill, rent receipt, lease, copy of a voter registration affidavit, or any printed ID which includes your name and address. Get the full details from VoteRiders.

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  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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