Voting assistance for Service members, their families and overseas citizens in

Massachusetts

Use this site to vote absentee if you are

  • a U.S. citizen.
  • at least 18 years old.
  • absent from your voting residence.

The absentee voting process applies to you if you are

  • an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine absent from your voting residence.
  • an eligible spouse or family member of an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine.
  • a U.S. citizen residing outside the country.

STEP 1

Register and request your absentee ballot with the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).


STEP 2

Fill out and send in your ballot when it arrives.

Didn't receive your ballot?


Federal Election Deadlines

Registration Ballot Request Ballot Return
State Primary* September 6, 2022
Not Required
Received by 5 PM ET, August 29, 2022
Received by 8 PM ET, September 6, 2022
General Election November 8, 2022
Not Required
Received by 5 PM ET, November 1, 2022
Return by Email or Fax: Received by 8 PM ET, November 8, 2022
Within the U.S. Return by Mail: Postmarked by** November 8, 2022
Outside the U.S. Return by Mail: Postmarked by*** November 8, 2022

*State Primary deadlines changed to an earlier date by an Act of the Legislature.

**Ballot Return: Ballots mailed from within the United States must still be received by 5:00 PM on Saturday, November 12, 2022.

***Ballot Return: Ballots mailed from outside the United States must still be received by 5:00 PM on the 10th day after the election.

Please mail your voting materials early enough to account for mail delivery times. Check the recommended mailing dates section in Chapter 1 for details.