How To Vote In Massachusetts 2020

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hi Massachusetts if you want to vote

first you need to get registered you can

check your registration status right now

using the link in the description if

you're not registered or you need to

update your name or address you can go

to the link in the description and

register online right now as long as you

have a Massachusetts driver's license or

state ID if you don't have a

Massachusetts ID like if you're a

student for another state or you don't

drive you'll still use the same link to

fill out your registration form they'll

just ask you to print out the form at

the end sign it and mail it in you've

got until October 14th to register but

you might as well open up a new tab and

get started right now once you're

registered there are a few different

ways you can vote if you're going to be

out of state on Election Day or if you

have a disability or religious belief

that prevents you from getting to the

polls you can apply to vote absentee by

mail there's a link to a form in the

description that you can fill out and

mail or email to your local election

commissioner there's a link to all of

their contact info as well you have

until November 2nd at noon to apply the

vote absentee but the sooner you do it

the better so you have enough time to

get your ballot mailed to you fill it

out and send it back by November 3rd if

you're going to be at home on Election

Day but you still want to vote early you

can do that just go to any early vote

site location in your town or city from

October 19th through the 30th and cast

your ballot all the times and locations

will be posted at mass early vote com in

October and some cities will have

special evening and weekend hours

available too so check the link to find

out when and where you can vote early if

you really want to vote in person on

November 3rd there's a link below that

will tell you where you need to go to

vote polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8

p.m. and you may be asked to show an ID

especially if this is your first time

voting or you haven't voted in a while a

driver's license or state ID utility

bill or bank statement or any printed ID

with your name and address on it all

count so bring one just in case before

you head to the polls you can look at a

sample of your ballot you can get one

from the link below and it will tell you

everything that you'll be able to vote

for in this year's election you don't

have to vote for every single thing on

the ballot for it to be counted but

those local elections are super

important so it's helpful if you want a

chance to do some research on the

candidates in your local elections you

can even make notes on it and bring it

to the polls with you so that you can be

sure you remember how you want to vote

one last thing if you're going to vote

open up your Notes app or grab a piece

of paper and make a plan write down when

and how you're going to register what

time you're gonna vote how you're gonna

get there what ID you're going to use if

you need one even who you're going to

bring to the poll

with you having a plan is a great way to

make sure that nothing unexpected stops

you from voting on November 3rd there

will be links in the description for

everything you need to check your

registration vote early and find your

polling location thank you for voting

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