Deadline to Register to Vote is Saturday
Pittsfield City Hall is reminding residents that the deadline to register to vote is this Saturday. The window to register to vote in the upcoming November 3rd election in October 24th. That not only applies for Pittsfield residents but anyone that wants to vote that live in Massachusetts.
As of today, there are 15 days left to election day and only 5 days left to register to vote. Registered voters in Mass headed to early in-person voting locations over the weekend as early voting opened on Saturday. Early in-person voting will continue through Friday October 30th. Click this link for early in-person voting information.
What could be the most important election of your lifetime will take place on Tuesday, November 3rd. In order to help you navigate through the deluge of information being presented through social media, politicians, the media, your next-door neighbor and a number of other sources, between now and election day we will be providing you with “official” information directly from the State of Massachusetts.
This post covers Voter Registration. Again, this information is “OFFICIAL INFORMATION” from the State of Massachusetts.
Whether you plan to vote in person or by mail, you will need to make sure you are registered to vote. You can check your voter registration online at www.RegistertoVoteMA.com. To make sure everyone has enough time to register to vote this year, the voter registration deadline for all 2020 elections has been shortened to 10 days before the election. In order to vote in the November 3, 2020 State Election, you must be registered to vote by October 24, 2020. October 24 is also the deadline to make any changes to your voter registration, such as a change of address.
How to Register to Vote
Online – If you have a Massachusetts driver’s license or state identification card, you can register to vote online at www.RegisterToVoteMA.com. You can also use this Online Voter Registration System to update your address or change your political party affiliation. Online registrations must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. on October 24.
By Mail – If you are not able to register online, you always have the option of registering to vote by mail. A mail-in voter registration form is included with this booklet. Mail-in registration forms can be printed at www.sec.state.ma.us/ele or requested by calling 1-800-462-VOTE (8683). All mail-in voter registrations must be postmarked or delivered to your city or town hall by October 24.
In-Person – Voter registration is available at each local election office, which is usually located in your city or town hall. You may find your local election office at www.sec.state.ma.us/ele. All local election offices must offer in-person voter registration on October 24 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.