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 1, 2020
Not Required
Received by 12 PM, August 31, 2020
Received by 8 PM, September 1, 2020
General Election November 3, 2020
Not Required
Received by 12 PM, November 2, 2020
Return by Email or Fax: Received by 8 PM, November 3, 2020
Within U.S. Return by Mail: Received by 8 PM, November 3, 2020
Outside U.S. Return by Mail: Postmarked by* November 3, 2020

*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.