Cities and towns in Massachusetts will have days – before the November 3rd election day – when you can go to a voting place (or polling place ) and vote early in person. The early voting place may not be the same location as the place where you would vote on November 3rd. For example, early voting in Framingham will only be at City Hall (the Memorial Building, 150 Concord Street)
The early voting days for all cities and towns in Massachusetts has started. They are from now through Friday, October 30th (including Sundays for most towns)
Note that there will not be early voting after October 30th. After that, you need to vote on Tuesday November 3rd at your normal voting (polling) location.
Voting places will have many protections against coronavirus, including:
- Requiring a mask
- Social distancing
- Asking you to stay away if you have a fever or feel sick or have tested positive for Covid
- and more, As an example, here is the information to know about early voting in Framingham. There will be similar information on the website for your city/town
This is from 7ESL.com, where there is a list of these examples, and more.
If you think you registered to vote in Massachusetts, but are not sure, you can check your registration status here. Enter your information on the page, which should look like this:
- First Name; Last Name
- Date of Birth (Month, Day, Year)
- Your Zip Code
- Check the box that says “I understand…”
- Then press Search
You should then see a page with your Voting Status, which should say: ACTIVE
This page will also show you the location of where you can vote on election day.
If your voting status is not active, contact the city or town clerk office where you live.
If you are a U.S. citizen and you will be at least 18 years old on November 3rd, you can vote in the election, but you must be registered to vote.If you have an ID from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, you can register to vote online. This is the easiest and fastest way. Do it as soon as possible. The deadline is Saturday, October 24th, but don’t wait.
Otherwise, you can register by mail.
- Download a voter registration form [English] [Spanish] [Portuguese] [More Information]
- Complete the form (Don’t forget to sign it!) and mail it as soon as possible. The deadline is Saturday, October 24th.
- You can also bring it to your town’s election office
Or – you can go to your town’s election office and register in person – as soon as possible before October 24th.
For more information on voting in MetroWest, see our Vote! Page.
Dolly Parton has recorded 10 bedtime stories for kids, to support the Imagination Library. For each book there is an
- Activity sheet (things to do related to the story)
- Suggestions for reading the story
- and some descriptions of more books like this one that your child may like
Here’s and example of one, where Dolly reads Llama Llama Red Pajama
- are a U.S. citizen*, and
- will be 18 years old by November 3rd, and
- are registered to vote
If you are not registered to vote, Massachusetts residents can register to vote in the November 3rd election until Saturday, October 24th. – But do it now.
For more information about voting, including for other states you can visit:
*Residents or Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories are U.S. citizens, but they can not vote for president or congress members. Other particular restrictions may apply.
Here are things cooks do in the kitchen:
There are more verbs and a large kitchen picture dictionary at eslbuzz.com