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Somerville Early Voting and Voting by Mail Information for Massachusetts Presidential Primary Election

The Presidential Primary election for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is Tuesday, March 5. The primary election is open to all registered voters in Somerville. Somerville voters can vote early in person or by mail.

Register to Vote by February 24
You can register one of three ways: 
•    Register to vote online at, or in person at City Hall (93 Highland Ave.)
•    Call the Elections Department (617-625-6600 ext. 4200) and request a voter registration form. 
•    Call 311 (617-666-3311) and they will connect you to Elections.

The registration deadline is Saturday February 24, at 12 a.m. online or in person by 5 p.m. You also may mail in your form it must be postmarked by February 24.

Vote Early at City Hall, February 24 - March 1

Vote early at City Hall from Saturday, February 24 through Friday, March 1.

The schedule is as follows:

  • Saturday, February 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 25, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Monday, February 26, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 27, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 28, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 29 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. (all-day and evening hours)
  • Friday, March 1, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (morning only)

How to Vote by Mail

Applications to vote by mail must be received by 5 p.m., February 27: 
Applications to vote by mail must be received (not postmarked) by the Somerville Elections Department by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27. Download an application from, pick one up in the Elections office at City Hall, or request one be mailed to you by calling Elections at 617-625-6600 ext. 4200.

Ballots must be received by 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 5: 
Eligible voters who submit valid applications will receive their ballot in the mail. Ballots must be completed, signed, sealed, and received by the City no later than 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5. Voters can check the status of their ballot on the state’s website.  

How to return your application and ballot:

Drop boxes: Leave it in a drop box at one of the following locations:

  • City Hall concourse, 93 Highland Ave.
  • East Somerville Community School, across from 68 Glen St.
  • In front of the Argenziano School, 290 Washington St.
  • In front of the Somerville Community Baptist Church, 31 College Ave.
  • In front of the Igreja Presbiteriana De Boston Church, 212 School St.
  • In front of Saint Catherine of Genoa Church parking lot, 182 Summer St.
  • In front of the Armory, 191 Highland Ave.
  • In front of Dilboy Post, 351 Summer St.
  • In front of the Tufts Administrative Building, 167 Holland St.
  • In front of the West Somerville Neighborhood School at 177 Powder House Blvd.

Ballots can also be returned directly to the Somerville Elections office located at City Hall or mailed to Somerville Elections Department, 93 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA, 02143.

Completed applications ONLY can be emailed to or faxed to 617-625-5643. Ballots cannot be returned by email or fax.
For all information about voting in Somerville, go to


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