ABCD is committed to empowering underserved and underrepresented people in Greater Boston through civic engagement – by encouraging use of their voices and votes to make a difference in the community and in society at-large. That’s why we want to share up-to-date information about the Massachusetts State Primary Election on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022. The State Primary Election determines which candidates will appear on the ballot for governor and other offices on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022.
Last month, the City of Boston added 20 new voting precincts for the upcoming election to improve access and equity in voting. The voter registration deadline is Saturday, August 27th. Register here. Find your local polling location across the state by visiting sec.state.ma.us/WhereDoIVoteMA/WhereDoIVote.
Early voting runs from Saturday, August 27th – Friday, September 2nd. Visit boston.gov/departments/election/early-voting-boston to find an early voting location. You can also vote early on Thursday, September 1st, from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. at ABCD’s Thelma D. Burns Building on 575 Warren Street, Boston 02121.
Don’t have time to vote in person this year? No problem. Vote by mail is now permanent in Massachusetts, offering greater flexibility and opportunity to participate in the election process. Monday, August 29th is the last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot. Mail-in ballots can be dropped off at any drop box location.