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?



General Resources



Interesting Links about the 2020 Elections in the United States


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)

Apply for A Library Card Online

Apply for a Springfield City Library Card online.

Springfield City Library has added the ability to apply for a library card online!

This process is for new cards only – if you need to renew an existing card, please call us at 413-263-6828 x218 or any Springfield City Library location. If you’re not sure if you have a CW MARS (Central Western Massachusetts Resource Sharing) card already, ask us!

Before you apply, please read about library card policies here.

After you apply for a library card online, a staff member will call you to complete the library card registration process over the phone. Once completed, the staff member will make a curbside appointment with you to come to the library and verify your information. You will then be given your library card number. Your library card will be mailed to your address.

To apply, please click the library card registration link for the branch nearest you (a list of our locations can be found here). Library cards can be used throughout the entire CW MARS network, you are not limited to the branch you receive it from. If you have any questions, feel free to call any Springfield City Library location, or e-mail us at: askalibrarian@springfieldlibrary.org.

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