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
  • Early/Absentee Voting
  • News/Analysis
  • Fact Checking

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 19!  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 19 to vote in the November election!
  • 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

      • Real Clear Politics: Election 2016
        Curates commentary, news, polling data, and links to important resources about politics and the election

      • FiveThirtyEight
        Focuses on opinion poll analysis and projections, politics, economics, and additional election information

      • The Money Race | NY Times
        Candidates and the Super PACs supporting them filed reports with the Federal Election Commission on their finances through the end of 2015
        • 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