Election Rules

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 14

ID Requirements for Voting: ID only required for first-time voters

Early Voting: Early Voting for the 2020 Election will take place from October 19 – October 30

Absentee Voting: An excuse is required to request an absentee ballot. Voters must request the ballot by mail to the voter’s local election office at least one day before the election. View the excuses and download the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Massachusetts ranks 29th in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

Massachusetts Congressional Delegation

Massachusetts State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size