Massachusetts Primary: March 3, 2020
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Massachusetts has semi-closed primaries — Bay Staters must register as democrat or undeclared to vote for Bernie!
You must be registered by February 12, 2020.
Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.
Vote on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, from 7:00AM – 8:00PM
Find your polling place here: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/wheredoivotema/bal/MyElectionInfo.aspx
Official Massachusetts Election Calendar here: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/CalendarWeb/Pages/MonthWeekCalendar.aspx
We will have a 2020 Information for Voters Guide, but it will not be posted on our website or mailed out until after the September 1st State Primary.
Voters may call our office at 1-800-462-VOTE (8683).
Certain voters must submit a copy of their identification with their voter registration or present it at their polling place on Election Day. More info here: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleidreq/idrequirementsidx.htm
Unpaid time off required, first two hours that polls are open. Must give notice before day of election. “but the law does specify that it applies to specific employers, such as mechanical and mercantile establishments.”
Vote Early in Massachusetts! Bay Staters can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on March 3 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!
Early voting in Massachusetts begins February 24 and ends on February 28.
More info on absentee voting, and ballots here: https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleabsentee/absidx.htm
Voters will be able to find their early voting locations at http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleev/evidx.htm
If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!
If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.
Willing to go the extra mile to help Bernie get elected? We need 2,373 Bernie supporters to become a Delegate, travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and cast their vote for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. Interested?How to become a delegate in Massachusetts
Massachusetts has 114 delegates
Superdelegates: Sen. Edward J. Markey, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Rep. Katherine Clark, Rep. William Keating, Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III, Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, Rep. James McGovern, Rep. Seth Moulton, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Rep. Lori Trahan, Gus Bickford, Debra DeLee, Kate Donaghue, Deborah Goldberg, Steven Grossman, Elaine Kamarck, Paul G. Kirk, Jr., Debra Kozikowski, David O’Brien, Melvin C. Poindexter, James Roosevelt, Jr., Susan Thomson
Primary: March 3, 2020
Filing deadline to become a District Delegate: May 27, 2020
Filing deadline to become an At Large or PLEO delegate: April 17, 2020
Congressional District Caucuses: April 25, 2020
State Committee & National Convention Delegate Meeting: May 16, 2020
District Delegates (59) District level Alternates (8)
At Large Delegates (20)
PLEO Delegates (12)
You have to be eligible to be a PLEO delegate. PLEOs are eligible according to the following priority: big city mayors and state-wide elected officials (to be given equal consideration); state legislative leaders, state legislators, and other state, county and local elected officials and party leaders. Help Bernie by encouraging qualified Bernie supporting people to file to become PLEO delegates.
Standing Committee (12) and Delegation Chair
12 Standing Committee members (4 each on the Credentials, Platform and Rules committees) and the Delegation Chair are elected by a quorum of Massachusetts’ National Convention Delegates on May 16,, 2020. You don’t have to be a delegate or alternate to be elected.
Convention Pages (3)
Convention Pages are selected by the State Democratic Chair on May 16, 2020.
If you have questions contact the Massachusetts Democratic Party.
If you have any questions about voting in Massachusetts you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.
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