Election 2016 Resource Guide

Welcome to the Election 2016 Resource Guide! Here you'll find information about voting in Massachusetts; early/ absentee voting; election news and analysis; and fact checking resources.

Voting in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Voter Registration

  • Registering to vote - To register to vote online in MA, you must have a driver's license, learner's permit, or non-driver ID issued by the State of Massachusetts RMV. Last day to register is October 17!  Voters without a driver's license or non-driver ID from the RMV can print a registration form and mail to an election official in Massachusetts. Form must be postmarked by October 17 to vote in the November election!
  • AC Votes 2018 (9/17 - 9/28; 11:00 - 2:00; Keefe Campus Center Atrium): Get help registering to vote,  checking registration status, printing out absentee ballots, scanning forms of identification, and obtaining postage and envelopes.
  • Voter Registration Status - Not sure if you're registered? Check on your voter status and find out where to vote.
  • Masschusetts Election Division - Tools and support for Massachusetts voters including candidates, ballot questions, and details on the voting process

Massachusetts Ballot Questions and Voting Guides

    Early/Absentee Voting

    • Vote.org - Non-partisan site for voter registration/checking registration, absentee ballot request form
    • Overseas Vote - Information for citizens overseas and service members


        Fact Checking

        • FactCheck.org
          This nonpartisan project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania monitors the factual accuracy of what is claimed by U.S. political figures through their ads, debates, speeches, and interviews
        • Politifact
          Reporters and editors from the Tampa Bay Times fact-check statements by members of Congress, the White House, lobbyists and interest groups and rate them on our Truth-O-Meter. An independent, non-partisan news organization