State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

Massachusetts Electoral Situation
Absentee ballots require an excuse: yes

Early voting: yes

Felons: The State of Massachusetts prohibits felons currently in prison from voting. Once an individual has completed their sentence, their right to vote is automatically restored. During that 2000 election, Massachusetts voters passed an initiative to create a constitutional amendment outlawing currently incarcerated inmates from exercising their right to vote.

ID Laws: First-time voters who register by mail and do not provide ID verification with registration application need:  A current and valid photo identification, or a copy of one of the following that shows the name and address of the voter: a current utility bill; a bank statement; a government check; a government paycheck; a government document.

Mandatory poll worker/election official training: no

Paper trail: no

Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: no

Registration deadline: Register 30 days before the election.

Uniform voting system: no