Deadline to Request Mail-in Ballot for Preliminary Election is Today

 by TWIW StaffSeptember 7, 2021

The last day to apply to vote by mail in Massachusetts is Wednesday, September 8 to get a ballot for the September 14 municipal elections. Applications must arrive at the city election office by 5 p.m. on Wednesday in order for a ballot to be mailed.

Any voter who wishes to cast their ballot by mail may apply by submitting a signed request for a ballot by drop box, email, fax, or by mail. Emailed applications must include an image of a hand-written signature.

Since the U.S. Postal Service recommends allowing up to 7 days for mail delivery, Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin is urging voters to use drop boxes to submit applications and ballots.

Voters who have not already returned a ballot still have the option of voting in person.

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