Voters enter Lawrence City Hall during early in-person voting, Oct. 22, 2020, in Lawrence, Mass. (Elise Amendola/AP)
Voters enter Lawrence City Hall during early in-person voting, Oct. 22, 2020, in Lawrence, Mass. (Elise Amendola/AP)

A Quick Cheat Sheet For Massachusetts Voters In 2020


You may have already mailed your ballot in or voted early, but in case you haven't, there's still time to make your voice heard with your vote. Here's a quick run-down of how to vote and what's on the ballot this year.


Voting: The Basics

  • Your voting options this year: by mail, in-person early and on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3.
  • If you're not sure if you're registered, check here.
  • If you want to hand in your mail-in ballot, you can find your local dropbox with this map.
  • If you're heading to the polls in person, here are a few things you should know (including what not to wear).

What's On The Ballot

What's on your ballot will vary depending on your location, but every Massachusetts ballot will have at least:

Find out what's on your local ballot here. And here's a round-up of contested races for the Massachusetts Legislature.


More Information

Use the Secretary of State's website to find out where to vote, how to track your mail-in ballot, what's on your ballot and more.

We may not know the winner of the 2020 presidential race on election night, but that doesn’t mean the results will be flawed or fraudulent. Learn more here.


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Meghan is the multi-platform editor for WBUR.

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