2020 Election Information – Springfield MA

How do I register to vote, or check or change my voter registration?

Use the MA Secretary of State Online Voter Registration System: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr/

Springfield voter registration questions answered here: https://www.springfield-ma.gov/elections/index.php?id=97

Where can people pick up a paper registration form?

What are the voter registration deadlines to vote in 2020?

 

Already registered? Find your voter information

Your ballot info, Your voting location, Your local election clerk: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/wheredoivotema/bal/MyElectionInfo.aspx

You can vote in person or by mail.
How do I vote by mail?

 

How do I vote in person?

Need: videos of voting, early voting info

What’s On The Ballot?

https://ballotpedia.org/Massachusetts_elections,_2020

https://www.boston.com/news/politics/2019/12/27/massachusetts-ballot-questions-2020

General Resources

https://www.vote411.org/

https://lwvma.org/voting-and-election-information/election-2020/

Interesting Links about the 2020 Elections in the United States

https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/20/politics/2020-election-explained-seo-evg/index.html

Interesting Voting Statistics

Massachusetts did better than most states in getting people to go to the polls in 2016: 68.3 percent of people eligible to vote in Massachusetts did. (via The United States Elections Project)

The Bay State currently gets to cast 11 electoral votes of the 270 a candidate needs to win the Presidency. That number can change based on the results of the Census, though, because some of those 11 votes come from how many Representatives we have in Congress…which is decided by the count of people in the state that is conducted every 10 years. (via Research Maniacs}

In the 2016 general election, 138 million Americans voted. That’s only 58.1 percent of those eligible to vote! (via The United States Elections Project)