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Massachusetts Election Administration
Chief Election Official(s): Secretary of the Commonwealth (View Website)
Election/Appointment Process: Partisan Election
Responsibilities:
  • Prescribes voter registration forms
  • Determines ballot eligibility of parties
  • Approves new voting systems/ devices
  • Advertises statewide ballot questions
  • Prepares election calendar
  • Canvasses election returns
  • Handles state recounts
Current Official(s): William Francis Galvin
Public Office Experience: Representative to the General Council, 1975-1994
Reelection/Reappointment Date: 2010
Primary Date: September 19, 2006
Contact Information:Hon. William Galvin
Sec. of the Commonwealth
State House, Room 337
Boston, MA 02133
(617) 727-7030
Fax (617) 742-4722
cis@sec.state.ma.us

 

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